Up for the Challenge

The rucksack is packed, my resupply parcel is on its way to Aviemore, and some fresh pants are on their way to Montrose for that feeling of luxury after a fortnight of nether region “crop rotation”. Those I’m leaving behind have been provisioned for the next 10 days and after that they’ll no doubt turn to…

Glen Nevis

Done and Dusted

I hadn’t heard anything back about my amended TGO route sheet for the best part of a month, so I chased it up. No news turned out to be good news, and HQ confirmed it was signed off. So here it is in all its glory. The accommodation is all booked, so now all I…

The Start of Something…

“Many thanks for your application for the 38th Great Outdoors Challenge. We are delighted to inform you that you have a place on the 2017 Event,” appeared at the start of an email I, and over 300 others, received one day in early November. It threw me into an immediate panic.