YOUNG LETTERKENNY WOMAN EMBARKS ON EVEREST TREK

first_imgEmer HendersonA young Letterkenny woman has set off on a trek to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for Suas Educational Development charity.NUIG Graduate Emer Henderson, 24, from the Glebe, travelled to Kathmandu on Tuesday with 8 other Suas volunteers.The climb to Everest Base Camp will take 19 days to complete. The ethnic Sherpa group will lead Emer and her fellow trekkers on the 120km round trip. Emer will reach elevations from 9000 ft to 18000 ft. She will be hiking for 4 to 10 hours each day.Emer raised €1551 for Suas, an Irish-based charity that supports education projects in Indian and Kenyan communities.YOUNG LETTERKENNY WOMAN EMBARKS ON EVEREST TREK was last modified: September 12th, 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 hendersonEverestsuastreklast_img read more