Category Archives: TGO Challenge

TGOC18 Days 11 to 13. The end.

I knew that Tuesday and Wednesday could be hard work. Mostly road walking with only the occasional farm track to break up the monotony and ease the pounding on the feet. BBC Radio 4 helped.to distract me. I also set … Continue reading

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TGOC18 Days 7 to 10

I knew that there were a few Challengers in Carrbridge and, in the morning, I caught up with them. This crossing has been much more sociable than usual for me. There was a small Challenge get-together at Boat of Garden. … Continue reading

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TGOC18 Days 1 to 6

I realise I have a few blog followers who aren’t on Twitter so won’t have heard anything from my TGO Challenge trip this year. I’ve had very little internet access so far but I think that will improve now I’ve … Continue reading

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Next year’s TGO Challenge Trip Report

We are on the cusp of the high season for TGO Challenge route-planning so, like addicts around the world, I’m surrounded by maps and gear spreadsheets.  It’s a time-consuming task but bound by a deadline …. which means I will … Continue reading

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Pre-TGOC Daunder 2017 – Part 2

In the morning, as usual, I felt the inside of my flysheet for condensation so that I could dry it off before I packed up.  Hm? That’s odd ….. no condensation.  The wind had dropped, so there should be some.  … Continue reading

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Pre-TGOC Daunder 2017 – Part 1

I’ve never been on a Daunder before.  I’ve read about them;  I’ve seen the photos; but I’ve never actually been – so I was excited and honoured to receive the invitation email.  This year, Messrs Lambert and Sloman had hired … Continue reading

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TGOC2016 Revisited – Day 13 – The End – Ethie Haven

With only 12km ahead of me on my final day I should have plenty of time to reach Ethie Haven, enjoy the moment, then catch the bus to Montrose, check into my room at the Park Hotel and relax before … Continue reading

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