TGOC 2015

This is the index page for all of my blog posts about the 2015 TGO Challenge.  The link to this index should always be visible at the top of the page, so it should be an easy way to hop back and forth between different posts.

Back in November 2014 when I should have been hard at work planning my route I decided to waste a little time by writing about the joys of TGO Challenge Route Planning

In April, when my head was chockablock with thoughts of The Challenge, I published my TGO Challenge Planning List.

The following blog posts were all published during my crossing (with a couple of minor tweaks afterwards to correct mistakes due to the limitations of mobile blogging and my carelessness).  I’ve listed a few placenames to give a rough idea of where I was although I don’t give more than a brief mention of the route I took.  My more detailed trip reports, written 5 or 6 months after the Challenge, are below.

Days 1 & 2 – Kyle of Lochalsh – Sun – Dornie – Falls of Glomach – Glen Affric – Alltbeithe
Days 3 & 4 – Loch Affric – Rain – Tomich
Day 5 – Rain – Wind – Dogs – Forest – Fort Augustus
Days 6, 7 & 8 – Glen Doe – Chalybeate – Cold – Snow – Peat – Monadhliath – Munro-bagging – Rothiemurchus
Days 9 & 10 – Foul Weather Alternative – Long day to Ballater
The End – Catterline – Tarfside – Charr Bothy – Tearooms – The End (and The Pub)

The day after arriving home I wrote TGOC2015 – Dornie to Catterline – A quick look back

My photo album is here: Judith’s TGOC 2015 photos

More detailed reports based on my diary and memories:-

Days 0 and 1 – Home to Camas Luinie
Day 2 – Falls of Glomach and Alltbeithe
Day 3 – A soggy trudge to Tomich
Day 4 – Forests, pylons and a stormy night
Day 5 – Fort Augustus and rainbows
Day 6 – Glen Doe , snow and a repair job
Day 7 – An unintentional Munro
Day 8 – Collies, trees and worrying weather
Day 9 – Blue lagoon, soggy weather and a poor camp
Day 10 – A lovely but exhausting hilltop day
Day 11 – A lazy morning and a bitterly cold mountain
Day 12 – Two breakfasts and a sociable bothy
Day 13 – Tearooms galore and a murderous evening
Day 14 – The End – Catterline

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