I’ve created a page for my gear List for the 2010 TGO Challenge. It’s far from complete, and there are decisions to be made, but I’m on my way.
Last week, I was on a Photography Hike on the Tasmanian Tarkine coast, courtesy of my friends at Tarkine Trails (more on that soon), so it was a good opportunity to focus on the gear I think I will need on the TGO. Really appreciate comments and suggestions from distance hikers and prior TGO Challengers.
TGO Gear List
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The Orange maps are Explorer Series 1:25,000. Pink are Landranger 1:50,000. The detail in these maps, especially the 25k is excellent.
Delivered to my door in a week. Good service by Dash4it and the post even if freight is a bit of a killer. They still worked out about $AU8 (each) cheaper than buying them from a local map outlet (who would have had to order them in anyway).
I’ve decided to enter the TGO Challenge which is an across-Scotland self-supported walking challenge held every year in May. There is a lot of preparation to do!
I have created a static page here that explains the Challenge and I will update with my plans and details as they occur.
Eilean Donan Castle, image courtesy Freefoto.com