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Itís Up to Us is a new campaign from Mountaineering Scotland and the Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland (OATS) to raise awareness of the desperate need for investment in the repair and maintenance of informal mountain paths to protect the fragile mountain environment and for the safety of path users. 

The campaign will initially focus on raising £300,000 to repair the badly damaged upland path on An Teallach - one of Scotland's most iconic mountains - in the Northwest Highlands. 

On this page, you'll find the latest press releases relating to the campaign, as well as downloadable images, logos and infographics and key contacts. 

You can also visit the campaign website: www.savemountainpaths.scot (launching 25th May 2023) and follow the latest updates on social media using: #It'sUptoUs and #SaveMountainPaths

Please click on the images below to save a high resolution version. Captions can be found underneath each image. 

(L-R) Duncan Bryden, Chairman of OATS, John Fowler, Chairman of the Scottish Mountaineering Trust, Stuart Younie, CEO of Mountaineering Scotland, Brian Shackleton, President, of Mountaineering Scotland and Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS  (Credit: Helen Gestwicki)

(L-R) Stuart Younie, CEO of Mountaineering Scotland, Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS, Brian Shackleton, President, of Mountaineering Scotland, John Fowler, Chairman of the Scottish Mountaineering Trust and Duncan Bryden, Chairman of OATS  (Credit: Helen Gestwicki)

(L-R) Stuart Younie, CEO of Mountaineering Scotland, Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS (Credit: Helen Gestwicki)

(L-R) Stuart Younie, CEO of Mountaineering Scotland, Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS (Credit: Helen Gestwicki)

Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS (Credit: Brodie Hood)
Stuart Younie, CEO of Mountaineering Scotland

 Dougie Baird, CEO of OATS, assessing damage on An Teallach (Credit: OATS)

Path erosion on An Teallach (Credit: OATS/Dougie Baird)
Damaged path on An Teallach (Credit: OATS/Dougie Baird)

An Teallach (Credit: Keith Bryers)

An Teallach (Credit: Keith Bryers)
An Teallach (Credit: Keith Bryers)

A high resolution version of the infographic is available to save by clicking the image below: 

Please find the official logos for media use below: