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TGOC2015 – Day 11 revisited – A lazy morning and a bitterly cold mountain

Half of the Challenge was camped at Ballater.  I’d briefly chatted with a couple of Challengers in the evening but it was only in the morning that I realised just how many were there.  I spent a very leisurely couple … Continue reading

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TGOC2015 – Day 10 revisited – A lovely but exhausting hilltop day

After a night in the swamp, I was keen not to find any lovely flat, green swards of soft, short, green grass – but 15 minutes round the corner into Glen Builg I found this …… Grrr!  It was lovely.  … Continue reading

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TGOC2015 Days 9 & 10

The photo is the view from my tent at Ballater campsite. Not as picturesque as other pitches this year but there are showers, shops and a bit of camaraderie; all of which I needed after the last two days.Taking my … Continue reading

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TGOC2011 – Day 10 – Glas Allt Shiel to Ballater

It was pouring down and blowing a gale when I woke up.  I could hear the others having their breakfast and packing up, but I didn’t fancy getting out of bed until I had to, so there was only one … Continue reading

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