Ding Ding! The Highland Fling!

Back in Glasgow and the past 3 days have been devoted to the taper, race preparation and recovering from our final Scotland adventure (camper-vanning around Skye). Here we will go over the race preparation we have undergone for the Fling. Bare in mind this is our fist ultramarathon so we are not sure what will work for us.

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The way forward


We ended the West Highland Way on a high, literally, we climbed Ben Nevis, and having finished the WHW during March we couldn’t resist the challenge of
a new month, a new Way. Two days ago we left Fort William after one not so restful rest day and two sleeps in the most wonderful BnB (Seafield House) to begin the Great Glen Way. A coast to coast 79 mile walk to Inverness.  Continue reading

Kinlochleven 

 The day before we reached Kinlochleven we walked 31km from Tyndrum to Kingshouse across Rannoch Moor. The weather was perfect and the day I think was the most beautiful day I have ever seen. The rain did come in though as we reached Glen Coe mountain and the Kingshouse. The Kingshouse has been there over 200 years and is the absolute middle of no where. We camped by a river and ate tea in the public bar at Kingshouse which is devoted to years of climbing tradition in the area. Continue reading