This year’s Wicked Wolf Triathlon – raising money for Cancer Research UK – will unfortunately be without a water section due to blue green algae at Lochindorb. For the safety of competitors and marshals, organisers of the Wicked Wolf – comprising a 5k kayak, a 30k mountain bike and a 10k run – have decided [...]
News that the Scottish Government is ploughing £1million into Scotland’s national parks has been welcomed. The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) is set to receive £488,000 for a variety of projects covering outdoor access, improved visitor facilities, river habitat improvements and renewables. £223,000 will deliver a range of new paths around communities across the Park [...]
The extended dry and very warm weather means there is a real danger of wildfires in the Cairngorms National Park, putting people, habitats and wildlife at great risk. The Met Office has advised that the Fire Severity Index is showing more elevated levels in the days ahead with parts of Scotland showing very high fire [...]
Six new trainees are wanted for the next Access skills training course run by the Cairngorms Outdoor Access Trust (COAT). 200 people applied for the course last year when it was offered for the first time. The successful eight trainees completed their training in December 2011, three have set up their own contract company to [...]
The valuable role Rangers in the Cairngorms National Park play in helping people enjoy visits to the countryside has been recognised with continued funding from the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA). At a meeting in Grantown on Spey last Friday (20 January 2012), Members gave their unanimous support to continuing the partnership with ranger employers [...]
The Fords of Avon refuge for walkers and mountaineers in a remote part of the Cairngorms National Park is to be re-built after permission was granted by the Planning Committee of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA). Meeting in Nethy Bridge today, Friday 4 March 2011, the Committee heard how the existing stone-clad, timber hut [...]
A selection of snowy snaps from our Facebook fans.
Check out our event film from this year’s annual World Porridge Making Championship.
Food & drink trail and programme of events to Golden Spurtle’s already extensive menu.
Update: Friday 17 December 2010: It’s now too late to take part in the survey unfortunately. Carrbridge Community Council would like to hear your views on the Cairngorms National Park and Carrbridge’s place in it. We would therefore be grateful if you could spend a little time answering a few questions. It is important to [...]