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Re: Thinking of TGOC 2021 - A real one!

Currently bothies are closed due to the virus. Some have been locked as there has been some abuse-this appears to be people looking for a holiday rather than backpackers though.
People are still using them either through ignorance or stupidity.
Hopefully the situation will be clearer by next May. It would be a tragedy to lose these shelters when the MBA have put so much work into their upkeep and reaching agreements with estates.
If you are looking for the rules, remember to look at the Scottish government website as the rules vary slightly in each country.
For eating out, currently you must leave your contact details with the pub/restaurant and I believe it is a maximum of 4 households. That is per day so f you met 2 households at lunch then you could only meet 2 more at night.
It really is a minefield at the moment with quite a few local lockdowns in place and regulations changing weekly!

Re: Thinking of TGOC 2021 - A real one!

Thanks Scott

That was the information I was expecting but wishing otherwise. I fully understand the reasons and we can only hope that there will be a major improvement before May.

William