Student is youngest British woman to climb EverestMay 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old student has become the youngest British woman to reach the summit of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.
Mollie Hughes, from Bristol, and her team made it to the 8,848-metre summit in near perfect conditions, and posted pictures of the special moment on her blog site, The Sun reported.
Before the climb, Mollie said she was “feeling confident but a little bit apprehensive”.
Her mother Jane Spreckley said: “We’re all beyond proud of Mollie. She has raised an incredible 2,500 pounds for her charity Action Aid.”
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