TGO Challenge 2018: Day 12 – Fungle Road to Glen Dye

Repeating the trick of not laying down to sleep until properly tired worked again last night, but it does have the side effect of making it a late start. I'm just finishing my packing up when Graham happens by, as if he's deliberately timed it thus (he hasn't). So we walk together again, the first … Continue reading TGO Challenge 2018: Day 12 – Fungle Road to Glen Dye

TGO Challenge 2018: Day 11 – Ballater to Fungle Road

Yesterday's company got me through the day I know would otherwise have broken me, but today I have low expectations for accompaniment. The original plan was to attempt to get to Tarfside in a single day, including an ascent of Mount Keen which would have made today the hardest day of all on this year's … Continue reading TGO Challenge 2018: Day 11 – Ballater to Fungle Road

TGO Challenge 2018: Day 10 – Braemar to Ballater

Any thought I had yesterday of a better night's sleep in a proper bed, was proven to be spectacularly wrong overnight. Not only did I struggle to get to sleep, but to say asleep, and was up in the middle of the night with a massive coughing fit. Perhaps it was also the fact that … Continue reading TGO Challenge 2018: Day 10 – Braemar to Ballater