One glimmer of hope within the sadness of the Covid era has been the huge surge in new walkers exploring their local areas on foot.
In fact, we know that even many experienced Ramblers members have enjoyed discovering new routes, often right on their doorsteps.
With so many new people outdoors, it’s more important than ever that we offer good quality local walks via our online Ramblers Routes library – especially while our group walks remain suspended.
That’s why we’re launching a Ramblers Routes competition, open to members only. Anyone who develops or checks a route in Scotland between 29 January and 30 April 2021 will be entered into a prize draw for a £100 Cotswold Outdoor voucher.
Ramblers Routes contains thousands of routes across Britain via our website or app, with all walks under three miles free for anyone to access.
Those short routes are particularly good at attracting new audiences to engage with Ramblers Scotland’s work. You might think that your favourite short local walks aren’t worth adding to Ramblers Routes, but they are especially welcome.
By adding to the database, you help create an even better resource for members, volunteers and non-members to enjoy.
Even if your local routes feel obvious to you, they will be new to someone else who might love them as much as you - and begin a longer relationship with walking, and the Ramblers.
Please enter routes you have already walked and know well, rather than leaving your home specifically to develop new routes for this competition, because as you know all our outdoor volunteering activities are currently suspended.
Every new route counts as a new entry, so the more you create, the better the chance of winning!
How to enter
To be entered in the prize draw:
- Simply log into the Ramblers website and develop or check a route in Ramblers Routes.
- If you’ve not used Ramblers Routes before, go to our homepage and ‘Log in’ or ‘Register; at the top of the screen.
Once logged in, navigate to ‘My Account’ and click ‘Develop or Check a route’, which you’ll find in an orange box on the righthand side of page.
We’ve got this simple walk-through guide to help with any queries you have with Ramblers Routes while entering the competition.
- All routes must be created or checked between 29 January and 30 April 2021.
- Routes must be in Scotland.
- Entrants must be a Ramblers member.
- One winner will be picked at random from all entries between these dates.
- By entering this competition you are agreeing to the Terms and conditions for Ramblers Routes here.