The Great Outdoor Challenge was conceived in the late 1970s and has run every May since 1980.
The concept is simple – design a route that you walk, self-supported, from the West coast of Scotland to the East.
How to approach the planning? Well, research what others have done before! Some have made several trips, and many have recorded details of their routes and their equipment. This is a list of my blog accounts from my first trip during the famous 2012 hurricane. Here is the TGOC website.