SHE DID IT! LETTERKENNY WOMAN REACHES EVEREST BASE CAMP

first_imgEmer HendersonA young Letterkenny woman has successfully reached Everest Base Camp in a fundraising trek for charity.Emer Henderson, 24, from the Glebe in Letterkenny, was among just three of her comrades to reach the camp.She was part of a group of 9 volunteers trekking for the Suas Educational Development charity. Struck by altitude sickness, her fellow trekkers had to return down the mountain.But brave Emer reached the massive 18000ft height point two days ago, and is now on her way back down. She began her 120km round trip a fortnight ago.Emer raised €1,551 for Suas, an Irish-based charity that supports education projects in Indian and Kenyan communities.by Rachel McLaughlin.  SHE DID IT! LETTERKENNY WOMAN REACHES EVEREST BASE CAMP was last modified: September 27th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:charityemer hendersoneverest base camplast_img