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TGOC2011 – Day 1 – Torridon to Craig (and a bit further)

The plan, today, was to walk back along the road to Annat then (more or less) follow Scottish Hill Tracks route 287 to Achnashellach Station then walk along the A890 to Gerry’s Hostel at Craig.   I’d seen the Scottish Rights … Continue reading

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TGOC2011 – Day 0 – The journey to Torridon

The day started late on Thursday night with a train from Liverpool to Preston to pick up the sleeper train at Preston. The late-night train was very busy and my rucksack generated a mix of interest, admiration and concern from … Continue reading

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TGO Challenge 2011 – A quick summary

Wet and windy; that just about sums it up.  Every day I looked at the sky and thought “This will soon clear up”.  It never did.  Most of the time, the rain was showery rather than torrential but there were … Continue reading

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Torridon at last

There are some big hills round here. I hope I don’t have to go up any tomorrow. I’ve had my west coast paddle, so it is East all the way now.

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Ready for the off…

Well, here we are. After all the planning, the big day is finally here. In 7 hours time I shall be on the sleeper to Inverness en route to Torridon. My route will be Torridon, Cannich, Drumnadrochit, Lairig Ghru, Lochnagar, … Continue reading

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