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TGOC16 – Day 2 – Around some very big hills

Day 2 had the most ascent planned for the whole crossing and maybe I was over-ambitious. Beinn bhreac I managed (I think, but my GPS packed up, so I can’t be sure) but everything was taking so long. It was … 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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TGOC2015 Days 6, 7 & 8

The new Glen Doe hydro road, whilst obviously a human-built scar, was still a pleasant and remote-feeling walk. There were two campers at my planned pitch but I’d considered going on a little further and managed another 1.5 km before … Continue reading

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TGO Challenge 2014 – How did it go?

I am so hungry.  After 13 days of hills, bogs and long days and eating any food I could lay my spork on, I am now so hungry.  I’ve lost nearly half a stone on this year’s Challenge – which … Continue reading

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TGOC2013 – Day 6 – Hills Day!

Today’s diary entry, written whilst my dinner was cooking:  Day 6.  Hills day!  Hard work but enjoyable – although absolutely exhausted now.  Rain and snow in morning.  Hot sun in pm.  Saw lots of deer and a fox.  May look … Continue reading

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