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Mount Kilimanjaro: charity climb

Inspiration is a truly beautiful concept in life; it can help us learn, develop and grow. One of the most powerful ways to be inspired, I believe, is witnessing the true strength of others. Human beings are incredible.

I have been truly inspired, amazed and awe-struck by a close friend, Vicki Trust. She endured different challenges, both physically and mentally, as she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro on 23rd July 2012. To put the challenge into context: Mount Kilimanjaro is not only the highest peak on the African continent but it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world!

It is estimated that around 25,000 people attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro every year. However, only two-thirds of these people are ever successful. This is usually due to altitude-related problems. Vicki triumphed and completed the climb in eight days while raising a fantastic amount of money for Down’s Syndrome Association. Read her challenge here…

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