Who could possibly climb Mount Everest in under 90 minutes?
A 40 strong team of Scouts from Clitheroe, that’s who!
They took on the challenge at Grip and Go in Haslingden and completed the 8,848 metre climb in just 86 minutes after completing 1,181 climbs on the walls. And they have smashed their fundraising target of £500 for BBC Children in Need by £118.80 so far.
Deputy County Commissioner for East Lancashire Scouts Chris Taylor said: “The Scouts are about adventure so this was the perfect challenge.”
You can boost the Scouts’ total by accessing Grip and Go’s Just Giving page via facebook.