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MB4 Barrel, Timmy, Dan, Mickey

Phill Whitehead/Barrel, Tim Whitehead, Michael Cadman and Daniel Silvester will be climbing Mont Blanc in September 2018.

Raising money for
Action Against Cancer

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Total raised
£11,095.00

Target
£15000.00

73%

Donations accepted until 15-10-2018

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About

Welcome to our fundraising page for Action Against Cancer (AAC). This is a charity close to our hearts and one which is breaking boundaries in its fight against cancer. This charity funds research for treatment outside of the normal channels used by so many other large charity organizations. Find out more here:
http://www.aacancer.org/

We receive so many emails requesting sponsorship from friends and family but we hope to raise a lot of money for this great cause and in return for your sponsorship we are attempting what we think is a worthy challenge……

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Event details

Mont Blanc one day ascent.

Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in Western Europe at 4810m (16 times the height of the Shard).

The ‘normal’ itinerary for a MB ascent stretches two days involving a walk or mountain train up to around 3500m, an overnight stay in a mountain hut to acclimatise, an early morning final technical ascent (using crampons and ice axes), before descending part or all of the way back down.

WE HOWEVER, will be attempting to climb from the Valley floor to the ice-cap summit and back in just ONE DAY without stopping. Depending on our fitness levels and the conditions this could take up to 20 hours of continual climbing!

This technical challenge will push most to their physical limits, but for Phillip Whitehead, diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer 5 years ago, still receiving treatment and having to deal with a double-stoma, this will be even more testing.

Preparation will have required a year of gruelling training including monthly trips to the mountains, crampon and ice axe courses, more early morning hill reps than we care to remember and the use of elevation training masks.

This guided trip is completely self funded so all your donations will go directly to the charity. 

Event date

10-September-2018 00:00  - 
15-September-2018 00:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

22 days to event start

Donations

Best of luck boys, you can do this! Love from the Hassani’s xxx
Donation by Ahmet Hassani
on 18-08-2018
£40.00
£10.00 gift aid
Timmy Whitehead & gang .. great cause ( plus loving your post of the 3am start for training !!) .. good luck all the way from Singapore - you guys got this!! Xxx
Donation by Beth Griff
on 18-08-2018
£15.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck guys ... xxx
Donation by Nicole Loppas
on 16-08-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
I'll be waiting for you at the bottom mate. Glad we are getting together BEFORE hand. :-) very proud of you!!
Donation by Mickey Fenig
on 16-08-2018
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Barrel & team! Xx
Donation by Ruth, Mike & Patrick
on 16-08-2018
£30.00
£7.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 16-08-2018
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck Phill... thinking of you and think you’re amazing! Xx
Donation by Sarah and Paul
on 16-08-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Daniel- You are crazy and inspiring . Fantastic cause! Best of luck to you and your team. TheBreathCo Team (Dr. Katz, Zach + Phil)
Donation by Anonymous
on 15-08-2018
£500.00
£0.00 gift aid
onwards and upwards
Donation by Pete
on 15-08-2018
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 14-08-2018
£50.00
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £10,995.00
Offline Donations: £100.00
Total Raised: £11,095.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £12,167.50

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