May is almost here and 300 people will be starting to keep a much closer eye on the weather in Scotland as they prepare to head off on the 38th TGO Challenge.
A 200 mile walk from the West coast to the East coast of Scotland taking independent routes between each coast and promoting fellowship amongst backpackers all along the way.
Andy Howell of the well known blog Must be This Way, will be on his 10th crossing this year, which takes you into ‘legend’ status in the world of Challengers.
He joins me in this podcast to discuss the difference 10 crossings can make and share tips and ideas which may help people approaching this event for the first time, calm their nerves and settle their apprehension.
Andy and I have now produced copious amounts of information on the Challenge which can be found on his website and also an iTunes feed dedicated to the event, where you have more than 50 podcasts and audio diaries to help you understand more about the people, the places and what wild walking in Scotland can offer.