Wednesday 26 May 2010

TGO Challenge 2010 - Day 13: Tarfside to Brechin

After a late night last night and hearing warnings of peat hags and electric fences without crossing points, I decided to give the Hill of Wirren a miss. Instead I headed south through the Clash of Wirren, which was a gap in the hills, although not as impressive as the map suggests.

I dropped down to meet the minor road that runs alongside the West Water, which I followed for just over an hour.

It was starting to rain as I ascended up the road to the Caterthun hill forts. By the time I reached the top of the White Caterthun, it was hailing heavily.

I plodded along the road to Brechin in the pouring rain, whilst listening to music to relieve the tedium of road walking. I reached Brechin at 4:30, where I met up with Lynsey again. It rained most of the evening and I was glad to be staying inside this evening!

Position: llz=56.73120,-2.66336

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