backpacking

TGOC Plockton to Redcastle Lunan Bay – #1 Plockton to Cougie

Plockton village is in an enclosed picturesque bay facing across the water to a bulky and barren rocky mass hiding Applecross. Easily accessible by train on the Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh line and handy for excursions to the Isle of Skye, this is a popular tourist destination. The outstanding excursion on foot from Plockton …

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TGOC 2015: diary notes #5 Lochcallater Lodge to Inverbervie and Montrose

note: you can click on a picture to enlarge it (because of the accident on day 3 pictures are from my MotoG phone and not the Sony RX100 – hence the lower quality)  … Push and pull the map in the window below to see the route in blue.   Sunday 16th May Loch Callater …

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TGOC 2015:diary notes #4 Great Glen to Lochcallater Lodge

Wednesday 13th May Laggan Locks to Garva Bridge (note1: click on a picture to enlarge it  … Push and pull the map in the window below to see the route (days 5-9) in blue. The route walked was slightly different from plan! The hospitality at the Great Glen Hostel provided a welcome respite. Year by …

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TGOC 2015: Diary notes #3 S. Shiel Ridge to Great Glen Hostel

Sunday 10th May South Shiel Ridge (note1: click on a picture to enlarge it  … Push and pull the map in the window below to see the route (days 1-4) in blue. The route walked was slightly different from the plan!  The first two days were so good, could I expect more of the same? …

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TGOC 2015: Diary notes #2 Glenelg to S. Shiel Ridge

Friday 8th May Glenelg and Beinn Sgritheall (note1: click on a picture to enlarge it  … Push and pull the map in the window below to see the route (days 1-4)in blue.  01-04route actual.html Our landlady puts the TGOC ‘sign-out sheet’ in her porch on Thursday night. There are 3 other TGOers at the breakfast …

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