Is this the future for all "easily accessible mountains. ?
Include a little history in your walks. Pecsaetan - Ancient Derbyshire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire - http://pecsaetan.weebly.com/
I'll try again.
There are endless debates about conservation vs prosperity in Switzerland, alpine valleys residents resent the intrusion from what they consider townies green loonies only there to spoil their enjoyement of their natural resources after centuries of dirt poor living (and it was pretty harsh not that long ago...) and conservationists who see the valley residents as blinded by the swiss francs lining their pockets and despoiling their best asset. The recente referenrum alluded to in the article was seen as a dagger in the back by urban types who have no understanding of the situation or welcome relief in the building madness, depending which side of the fence you sit on...
I remember when Snaefell, on the Isle of Man, was promoted with the following phrase...
"Accessible only by mountain railway"
I'm still waiting for someone to claim the first ascent on foot!
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