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Bring On Scotland’s The Great Outdoors Challenge 2014

Just a few more days to go… My husband and I were selected to participate in The Great Outdoors Challenge 2014, a west- coast-to-east coast cross-country backpack across Scotland. I am super excited and honored because only 300 participants are selected each year with only a handful from the United States. The annual event is […]

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Backpacking Across Scotland in the TGO Challenge

The international popularity of the annual TGO Challenge continues to grow each year with more ultralight and lightweight backpackers participating in the annual coast-to-coast hike across Scotland. This year, Trail Ambassador Martin Rye and I participated, hiking 220 miles in 12 days from the west coast of Scotland to the east coast, across three mounatin […]

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First Steps with a Mariposa Backpack

In May, I embark on another coast-to-coast walk on The Great Outdoor Challenge event. Fellow Trail Ambassador Philip Werner and Gossamer Gear’s Grant Sible are accompanying me on this walk. 215 miles of mountains, high moorland and wild land to cross in two weeks. Travelling light on an event like this has to be a […]

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