Mend Our Mountains

“If everyone who visited the mountains gave 50p, we’d be absolutely sorted and then some”

FIFTY PENCE!!! That is hardly a big ask.

The mountains of the U.K. are some of the most glorious, beautiful and wild places in the world. It is our privilege to be able to enjoy them for free with limited restrictions, supported by a volunteer Mountain Rescue service and often within a few hours drive from our doorstep.

Footpath erosion from walkers has left scars of up to 30m wide on popular mountains in the Lake District: that’s as wide as the M6 you probably travelled on to get there.

If you have taken part in a Three Peaks Challenge, Yorkshire Three Peaks, Welsh 14 Peaks or similar, send this fund a few quid to say thanks for all the Type 2 fun you had.

All you “mountain people” up there on your high horses, let’s consider donating a couple of pounds to help with path maintenance on our busiest honeypot mountains so that we can enjoy those wilder mountains in solitude. We make our living from these mountains, lucky us.

You can chat about trees and re-wilding all you like, but path maintenance has to happen right now.

You know it’s the right thing to do.

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