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In May 2013, I took part in the TGO Challenge and walked across Scotland from Mallaig to Girdle Ness.  My blog posts here document the run-up to the Challenge, my daily wanderings and my reflections on the experience.

Background

TGOC 013. Walking across Scotland (Initial thoughts on the TGO Challenge)

My TGOC route across Scotland (My route plan)

A fortnight’s dauner across Scotland – TGOC-13 minus 6 days (Thoughts before leaving)

Reflections on TGOC-13 (Thoughts immediately after getting back)

Daily diary

My account of the crossing and some of the people I met. I haven’t included surnames as I know that some people feel a bit uneasy about being identified on the web. I’m not bothered but I have colleagues who make a fuss about things like this.

Day 0: Getting to Mallaig

Day 1: Mallaig to Sourlies

Day 2: Sourlies to Kinbreak

Day 3: Kinbreak to Loch Garry

Day 4: Glen Garry to South Laggan

Day 5: South Laggan to Garva Bridge

Day 6: Garva Bridge to Kingussie

Day 7: Kingussie to Glen Feshie

Day 8: Glen Feshie to Mar Lodge

Day 9: Mar Lodge to Braemar

Day 10: Braemar to Glen Muick

Day 11: Glen Muick to Potarch

Day 12: Potarch to the outskirts of Aberdeen

Day 13: To the North Sea at Girdle Ness

3 Responses to “TGOC 2013. A wee dauner across Scotland – Mallaig to Aberdeen”

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  3. […] of walking across Scotland from one coast to another and this year (2013) I finally did it walking from Mallaig to Aberdeen. I did this as part of the TGO Challenge, a semi-organised event where 300 odd (deliberately […]

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