Jennifer and Cathy Shutt- Kilimanjaro Trek
In memory of: Michael Shutt
£1,992.00 raised so far
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Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest Mountain in Africa, is located in northern Tanzania in the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. It is an extinct volcanic mountain and standing at a height of 5895m, it is the tallest free standing mountain in the world. There are several routes by which to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, namely: Marangu, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Umbwe and Machame. Of all the routes, Machame is by far the most scenic but also the steepest route up the mountain. We are attempting the Machame route and our 7 days of climbing will take us through mountain forests and moorland at the base of the mountain to glaciers and ice fields at the summit. Our trek also has an extra camp day built in to help us acclimatize and to improve our chances of making the top!
We have taken on this challenge to raise money for Mesothelioma UK and also to heighten awareness of Mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos exposure. In December 2007 our Dad, Mike, was diagnosed with Mesothelioma. He underwent 3 different courses of chemotherapy in the following months but in November 2008 he died. Mesothelioma UK provided both him and us with information and support during this very difficult time. Now we want to complete this challenge in his memory and help this fantastic cause.
We are fully covering the costs of the trip ourselves so every penny we raise goes straight to the work of Mesothelioma UK
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Thank you so much in advance of your support. We look forward to bringing you photos and tales from our trip!
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go girls we know you'll succeed. Your dad would be very proud of you. Have a great adventure we'll be thinking of you. lots of love xxx
Donation by Nigel Green on 01/06/10
Good luck climbing! You're doing a really amazing thing, hope you get good weather, spectacular views and enjoy yourselves lots :-) xxx
Donation by Hannah Townsend on 01/06/10
Have a great time. We'll be thinking of you ... but from sea-level.
Donation by Paul Maddy on 01/06/10
Conquer that mountain! Have fun, good luck and love you loads xxxxxx
Donation by Gillian Tringham on 01/06/10
Good luck, hope it all goes well!
Donation by Duncan Lidstone on 31/05/10
Good Luck with climbing Kilimanjaro, hope everything goes well!
Donation by Stuart Andrew on 31/05/10
GOOD LUCK ladies! what an amazing achievement - your dad wil be so proud of you. you are an inspiration to all! :-) cant wait to hear about it xxxx
Donation by xx Anna Geldart xx on 30/05/10
Good luck girls, lovely idea, your dad was a great guy. See you soon.
Donation by richard Kirkpatrick on 29/05/10
Good luck to you both! xx
Donation by Hannah Fish on 29/05/10
Good luck! xxxxx
Donation by Kate Eveleigh on 28/05/10
good luck cathy
Donation by saundra on 27/05/10
I hope you apply your new found alitude physiology knowledge correctly! remeber not too high too fast!!! good luck with it and enjoy buddy xxx
Donation by Milly Simson on 27/05/10
This is a good thing you are doing, good luck to you both and I'll see you when you get back.
Donation by David Simpson on 27/05/10
Very well done!! Best of luck for the climb!! Have an amazing time and take lots of photos to show us all! xxxx
Donation by Rebecca Peet on 26/05/10
Donation by Andrew Wilson on 26/05/10
Well done girls. Have a wonderful time and keep smiling! xx
Donation by Laura May Hunt on 26/05/10
You're going to have such a wikid time, wish I was going with you! Hopefully will get to see you before you disappear on your little adventure. Xx
Donation by Faraz Saleem on 26/05/10
sorry i cant give more.... x
Donation by luke watts on 26/05/10
hey, wish i could give more but totally skint! good luck!! xx
Donation by Kate Benson on 26/05/10
Good luck, hope you have a brilliant time and raise lots of money.
Donation by Craig Hewitt on 26/05/10
Good luck. I'm sure your Dad would be very proud of you both. Hope you raise lots of money. x
Donation by Helen Wade on 25/05/10
Good Luck you two!! Hope you have a brilliant time! Can't wait to hear all about it when you get back! x x x
Donation by Kaley Green on 25/05/10
Wishing you both the best of luck! It will be amazing. I'll be thinking of you! Lots of love xxx
Donation by Anna Bracegirdle on 25/05/10
Good Luck to you both
Donation by Andy & Ann Cousins on 25/05/10
Best of luck guys!
Donation by David Thewlis on 24/05/10
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