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Cycling Everest

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Peter Johnson

Cycling Everest? Well, no, not exactly. I'm going to ride up and down a local hill enough times to climb a total of 8848m - the height of...

Raising money for
Umbrella Derby and Derbyshire

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Total raised
£838.00

Target
£750.00

100%

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About

Proceeds from the fundraising will go to Umbrella. They're a small charity based in Derby who provide support for disabled children and young adults and their families. My wife works for the charity which means that I'm very aware of the great work that they do. As a small organisation any donation, however small, will make a difference to the support that they can offer. http://www.umbrella.uk.net/

I'm a 44 year old cycling nut who loves a mad challenge. I became aware of 'Everesting' while browsing the Internet and it instantly sowed a seed in my mind - maybe I could do that? - On the 1st of June I'll find out! Only 67 cycling Everests have been recorded in the world so far - if I'm successful I'll be only the 3rd in the UK to have completed this challenge. See http://www.everesting.cc

Event details

Everesting Beeley Moor

The hill I've chosen is the climb from Beeley Village near Chatsworth House in the Derbyshire Peak District up to Beeley Moor - The climb is also known as 'Hell Bank'!! I'll need to ride up and down this hill 41 times to gain enough altitude and in doing so will have climbed a total of 9020m and ridden 303km (188 miles!). I'm expecting it to take about 14-16 hours.
Some climb stats :
Min Elevation: 112
Max Elevation: 332
Elev Gain: 220m
Distance: 3.7km
Avg Grade: 5.9%
Max Grade: 11.1%
The Climb is number 127 in Simon Warren's "Another 100 Climbs" book.
The ride will be validated by GPS and barometric altitude data.
Maps and elevation plots from veloviewer.com

Event date

01-June-2014 06:00

Event type

Cycling

Event already started

Donations

Great effort and a good excuse to give to a small local charity
Donation by Alan B
on 02-06-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck!
Donation by Jo and liam Drake
on 31-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck! Should be there after the club run.
Donation by Martin Wimpenny
on 31-05-2014
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Go on, Pete! Smash it!
Donation by Baz T
on 30-05-2014
£5.00
£1.25 gift aid
Allez Pete!
Donation by Anonymous
on 30-05-2014
£5.00
£1.25 gift aid
Good luck. Hope to join you on the road for a few laps.
Donation by Ben
on 30-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Tejvan
on 30-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Thank you so much for supporting local disabled children and young adults Pete. Hope you have a great time, as usual I am always impressed by your cycling abilities.
Donation by Ann
on 29-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
From Nic and Jenny from Umbrella Good Luck :)
Donation by Nic And Jenny
on 29-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 29-05-2014
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £838.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £838.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,028.75

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