Cleethorpes RNLI Crew member reaches new heights at Everest Base Camp
A volunteer lifeboat crew member from Cleethorpes RNLI swapped sea level for 5,000 metres when he trekked to Everest Base Camp via Cho la pass and Gokyo Ri recently, raising over £1,000 for the RNLI in the process.
For more information, please contact Matt McNally, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer at Cleethorpes on 07771-797556.
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