Tag Archives: TGOC

TGOC2015 – Dornie to Catterline – A quick look back

My 2015 TGO Challenge walk across Scotland (my ninth) went pretty much to plan.  I did not fall in any rivers, or slide down any mountains or even get lost to any great degree.  The weather was not extreme (mainly) … Continue reading

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TGO Challenge planning list

It’s April.  That means that the hour has gone forward, the days are lengthening and the TGO Challenge is only a month away.  My TGOC planning is constantly at the back of my mind and it’s now time to start … 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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TGO Challenge memories

I’m in that “waiting for my Vetter’s comments” limbo stage of TGO Challenge planning.  Already there are parts of my route I want to tweak – but I shouldn’t really change any of the detail until I know whether my … Continue reading

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TGOC2013 – Days 0 & 1 – To Ardrishaig then West a bit …..

Compared with some TGO Challenge start points, Ardrishaig is relatively easy to get to, being on the Campeltown bus route from Glasgow.  There was the obligatory Hen Party on my Friday morning train heading North but they were relatively well-behaved … 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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