Whiteburn's Wanderings

One man's wanderings backpacking around Scotland plus the odd digression

Category Archives: TGO Challenge 2014

TGO 14 Gear Review

Prior to the TGO 2014 kick off I wrote a piece TGO14 Tactics and Kit so I thought a it was opportune to reflect on how the kit performed, I did … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

TGO Challenge 2014

Well that’s the TGO Challenge 2014 done, dusted and written up. My completed route pretty much stuck to the ‘Route Sheets’ submitted back in November 2013, I did add in … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

TGO14 Tactics & Kit

The TGO must be rapidly approaching, I got the ‘Final details’ in the mail yesterday, so I thought it was opportune to compile some musing on my tactics, kit and … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Training Days

2nd April 14 With the start of the TGO Challenge only 5 weeks away I thought some more days on the hills were definitely overdue, having decided to get out … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

TGO 2014 Vetted!

Had the notification from John Manning this morning: Alan Hardy the Vetter requested….. “no revisions and I have therefore labelled you as “green-for-go” in my records!” Only 23 weeks to … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 7 Comments

TGO Challenge 2014 Planning

Well that’s that bit done, Strathcarron to Stonehaven; 312 km, 8800m ascent. Just pushed the button to send off the Route Sheet to John Manning all there is to do … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

TGO Challenge 2014

The postie brought very welcome news today, I managed to get a place; it makes a welcome change to last year when I was #28 on the standby list and … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment