20th September 2022
11th October 2021
The TGO Challenge: Stories from the crossing
The 2021 TGO Challenge twas a particularly special event. Here, 11 of the 125 ‘Challengers’ who took part tell us the story of their crossing…
22nd May 2020
Vote in the Virtual TGO Challenge Photo Competition
The TGO Challenge Photo Competition judges have selected a shortlist – now it’s time for you to pick the winners.
18th May 2020
Hundreds ‘cross Scotland’ for the virtual TGO Challenge 2020
When TGO Challenge organisers Sue Oxley and Ali Ogden made the decision to cancel the TGO Challenge 2020, they never dreamed that a virtual version of the cross-Scotland backpacking adventure would bring armchair inspiration to…
21st May 2019
Dispatches from the trail: an update on the 40th TGO Challenge
As some hikers conclude their crossings of Scotland and with most others not far behind, we take a look at a few moments from the 40th TGO Challenge.
29th June 2018
Digital feature: what makes the TGO Challenge special?
Every May, hundreds of backpackers participate in the TGO Challenge. But what is it, and why is it special? We spoke to six of this year’s Challengers to find out
10th May 2018
Ten facts about the TGO Challenge
Hundreds of backpackers have headed to the west coast of Scotland to attempt the TGO Challenge. It’s about to begin – but what is it?
26th September 2017
The Great Outdoors Challenge 2018 – entries now open!
Have you got your entry in yet?
23rd May 2016
TGO Challenge 2016 – towards the finish line
Taken on TGO Staff Writer Will Renwick’s Challenge With just a few days to go until the end of the 2016 TGO Challenge, this weekend proved challenging indeed – with many participants experiencing heavy…
12th May 2016
The TGO Challenge
The world's greatest backpacking event returns!
7th April 2016
Tops tips for using satellite location tech
The low-down from Heather Morning of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland on using PLBs and SENDs