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Scarred Scafell Pike: The struggle to control erosion on England’s highest mountain

With foot traffic at an all-time high, paths on England’s highest mountain are being eroded faster than they can be repaired. We speak to Fix the Fells ranger Liam Prior about the huge challenge of getting the damage under control – and what Mend Our Mountains is doing to help.  For the last three decades the National Trust and Lake District National Park Authority have been engaged in a ‘painting the Forth Bridge’ task – trying to heal erosion caused by…

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Mend Our Mountains is back!

Mend Our Mountains has returned. And it’s grown.  You may remember the last Mend Our Mountains campaign in spring 2016. Have a look here to refresh your memory, and have a read here to learn about the impact it had in galvanising repairs on our hills and mountains. It was such a success we wanted to follow it up with something a lot bigger and better. Ten times bigger, in fact. Our target this time has jumped from £100,000 to £1 million. Vital…

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About Us
Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a call to action to everyone who values the hills, mountains and landscapes of Britain. It aims to galvanise mass support for things we all use: the paths, bridleways and bridges which underpin our experiences in the great outdoors. Through a year-long appeal we aim to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital projects within the UK’s entire family of 15 National Parks. Navigate our website to find out more.
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