The Outdoors Station

No 306 - TGO Challenge 2010 Part 4

Episode Summary

Day 6 sees Shirley leaving the Dalwhinnie Bunkhouse after a decent breakfast, and is pleased to walk in the company of Colin to point her in the right direction of Achleum in Glen Feshie, where she camps and hears strange voices during the night! On day 7, once Andy gets to Corrour Bothy after walking through snow fields in the Lairig Ghru he sits and reviews the previous long day. While singing her heart out to her MP3 player at Cairngorn Footbridge, Shirley is surprised by an audience of one, Jim Anderson. Andy makes it to Derry Lodge, one of the most ideal wild camping spots in the Cairngorms and shares good times and strange mint drinks with Steven Horner and Phil Turner. It gives them plenty of time to talk about lightweight shelters. First timer Daniel McLynn also at Derry Lodge shares his thoughts and impressions of this his first crossing, the social side, as well as the landscape he passes through in glorious weather. Shirley finally makes it all the way to Ryvoan Bothy, but is probably too tired to hunt for more Ghosts!

Episode Notes

Day 6 sees Shirley leaving the Dalwhinnie Bunkhouse after a decent breakfast, and is pleased to walk in the company of Colin to point her in the right direction of Achleum in Glen Feshie, where she camps and hears strange voices during the night! On day 7, once Andy gets to Corrour Bothy after walking through snow fields in the Lairig Ghru he sits and reviews the previous long day. While singing her heart out to her MP3 player at Cairngorn Footbridge, Shirley is surprised by an audience of one, Jim Anderson. Andy makes it to Derry Lodge, one of the most ideal wild camping spots in the Cairngorms and shares good times and strange mint drinks with Steven Horner and Phil Turner. It gives them plenty of time to talk about lightweight shelters. First timer Daniel McLynn also at Derry Lodge shares his thoughts and impressions of this his first crossing, the social side, as well as the landscape he passes through in glorious weather. Shirley finally makes it all the way to Ryvoan Bothy, but is probably too tired to hunt for more Ghosts!