Episode 77: Scottish Highlands

In Episode 77, Philip Werner shares his experiences with the TGO Challenge which is a ~200 mile sea to sea crossing of the Scottish Highlands in the United Kingdom.  The event draws close to 400 people each year and requires a pre-approved route across the mountain ranges and bogs of Scotland.  Philip has completed two TGO backpacking trips and tells us the basics about the 15 day event.   

In the show, we also discuss his his popular website SectionHiker.com, Phillip’s guidebook on and passion for the White Mountains, and his transition from the software industry to a better life pursuing the wilderness.   

Subject: TGO Challenge
Interviewees: Philip Werner
Interview Date: July 10, 2020
Runtime: 1:01:12

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