Wednesday, 6 November 2013
The 2013 Challenge, day 4: Glensulaig to the Old Pines (5)
Once we had passed under the canal, there was a path up onto the towpath (which is also, at this point, the Great Glen Way). We reached the towpath at about 4 o'clock; and it was here that we were to go our separate ways as Tony was heading South West to Fort William, whilst I was heading North East to Gairlochy. Before we parted, however, Tony made a call to Challenge Control on his mobile, and learned that there had already been 16 withdrawals. I was not surprised. With the weather we'd been having the ground was very wet and a slip could easily result in injuries which made it impractical to continue. My own shoulder had so very nearly been a case in point!