Tuesday, 13 March 2007

SUW Planning 3

Dash it. Why is getting to the trail-head such a battle? I've theTrainline.com site open, as well as travelinescotland.com, and the map of the western SUW, and the guidebook, and Memory Maps! I'm looking at getting to Portpatrick about 2.30pm, so realistically, not starting to trek until 3pm after "feet wet". That'll mean I either camp west of Stranraer or, east of Stranraer, which would mean clearing Castle Kennedy.

Advantage of latter: gets me away from the urbanites.

Disadvantage of latter: a long day travelling.

Fallback position: I fall back on the ground and crawl into tent in the first best pitch I can find as the sun starts to set.