“The summit sign seemed almost like a mirage,” Mr West said.
“We looked around and realised that, after seven gruelling days of relentless
climbing, after 20,000 feet of our blood, sweat, tears and vomit we had
actually made it.
“The bleeding fingers and blisters were all worth it.”
He added: “Reaching the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro was the most mentally and
physically challenging thing I have ever done, but in doing so, it
reinforced the powerful message behind believing in yourself, and believing
Mr West’s trek to the top of Kilimanjaro raised more than £300,000 for charity
Free The Children.
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