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TGOC2013 – Day 10 – Sunshine, beer and a bed

I was up and walking before 8 o’clock, partly because I didn’t want to linger for too long on such a visible pitch, and I was glad to get a few miles under my belt before the hottest part of … Continue reading

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TGOC2013 – Ardrishaig to Auchmithie – A quick look back

I enjoyed this year’s TGO Challenge, which was such a relief after the misery and hardships of 2012.  The first three days were very wet, which was similar to last year, but I didn’t have any nasty river crossings planned … Continue reading

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Vaude Bivi 1P – Second night – Stars and ice

Six months ago I bought a Vaude Bivi 1P and had a midge-infested night in the rain in the Forest of Bowland.  Since then, I have been wanting to try the bivi out on a cold winter night using my … Continue reading

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Changing gear (1)

As this year’s TGO Challenge comes into view [only 13 weeks, apparently] I’m starting to think about whether I need to change any of my gear.  Some changes have been forced on me – my 6 year old Rohan trousers … Continue reading

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