We are pleased to announce that our glorious leader Paschal Tiernan successfully completed the Aletsch Glacier charity trip in Switzerland at the end of July for charity in support of the DEBRA charity.
It was a tough trip and there were a few bumps, bruises and breaks along the way but it was a terrific group achievement on some very beautiful yet tricky terrain where just one wrong step could lead to disaster!
And it was tough going right from the start as in one particular segment on day one they had to climb 476 steps up a very rickety structure on the side of a glacier to reach one of the huts.
The eight food industry figures walked a 27 km long high altitude trek at 4000m above sea level over 3 days which was a pretty grueling experience, but luckily there was no shortage of ability in the kitchen to help refuel the team at the end of a day’s hiking.
If you would like more information on DEBRA, the charity for sufferers of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), or to find out how you can help, please click here.
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