TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 5

A look back at day five of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. A baking hot day and a 22 km climb up into the Glendoe Forest, the Stonelairg Wind Farm and the start of the Monadhliath Mountains.  For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is a unique and very special ScottishContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 5”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 4

A look back at day four of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. In comparison to yesterday’s distance ensured we had a relatively short 16 km amble along the Caledonian Canel to Fort Augustus. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is a unique and very special Scottish institution and in 2019Continue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 4”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 3

Continuing my look back at my first TGO Challenge in 2019. Day 3 and after waking to a beautiful morning on the shores of Loch Cuaich, we ended up walking 38 km to Invergarry when we couldn’t find a suitable spot to wildcamp. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is aContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 3”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 2

Continuing my look back at my first TGO Challenge in 2019 and day 2, walking 24km from Barisdale Bay to the shores of Loch Cuaich. This proved to be a hard day for me as Scotland found itself in a bit of a heatwave. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge isContinue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 2”

TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 1

A look back at day one of my first TGO Challenge in 2019. After the ferry from Mallaig to Inverie it was a walk of 14.5km to Barisdale Bay. For those not in the know; “The Great Outdoors Challenge is a unique and very special Scottish institution and in 2019 we celebrated the 40th Challenge.Continue reading “TGO Challenge 2019 – Day 1”