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  • TGO Challenge route planning – access and bridges

    TGO Challenge route planning – access and bridges

    31st January 2018

    One reason Scotland is so special (apart from the amazing scenery, history, people and whisky) is the longstanding principle of the “right to roam” enshrined in the 2003 Land Reform Act. It means you can, within reason, go pretty much…

  • TGO Challenge route planning – resupplies

    TGO Challenge route planning – resupplies

    9th January 2018

    Every year we hear of someone staggered out of their start point carrying all their provisions for two weeks on their back. You really don’t need too! Many of the villages in the Challenge areas will have a shop where…

  • TGO Challenge route planning – accommodation

    TGO Challenge route planning – accommodation

    9th January 2018

    Wild camping This is the essence of the Event. Your choice of shelter is of course entirely your but if you are coming from overseas be aware Scotland has a propensity to be windy, wet and cold . . .…

  • TGO Challenge Route Planning – the middle bit

    TGO Challenge Route Planning – the middle bit

    11th December 2017

    We’ve had over 80 routes submitted so far which is keeping the vetters busy! Many are from first time Challengers but we know there are a lot of people out there beavering away at their first ever TGO Challenge route.…

  • TGO Challenge – Scottish Reunion

    TGO Challenge – Scottish Reunion

    11th October 2017

    55 Challengers had a chance to reminisce about past TGO Challenges and plan their next crossing at the Scottish Reunion this weekend.    A few hardy souls headed onto the hills but the weather was more conducive to low level…

  • TGOC18 – 250 entries so far!

    TGOC18 – 250 entries so far!

    29th September 2017

    Two weeks into the entry window for the TGO Challenge 2018 we have just received our 250th application! So far we have had 30 more applications than at the same point last year which means, unless entries drop significantly in…

  • 2017 TGO Challenge Reflections and Photos

    2017 TGO Challenge Reflections and Photos

    25th September 2017

    Thanks to all those 2017 Challengers who submitted photos and reports to TGO magazine.  If you want to relieve memories of this year, are contemplating entering or need your nerves soothing while waiting for the draw click here for the photo gallery and…

  • Just how addictive is the TGO Challenge?

    Just how addictive is the TGO Challenge?

    10th September 2017

    Social media seems full of the seriously addicted eager to fill out the Entry Form on Friday! No doubt many will have a route planned in the hope they will gain a place. So we wondered just how likely are…

  • 2017 TGO Challengers’ blogs, videos and photos

    2017 TGO Challengers’ blogs, videos and photos

    21st June 2017

    Now the joints have stopped aching and the blisters have healed many Challengers have put together their thoughts and memories of the 2017 TGO Challenge. We have put together all those that we can find here.  If we have missed yours…