Today We Swim Up A Mountain For Nepal…

At 707 metres above sea level, Lake Cummeenoughter on Carrauntoohil is the highest – and probably the coldest – lake in Ireland. But in a few hours, a bunch of us will climb the mountain and take a ‘wild swim’ in the icy, mineral blue waters of the lake – wearing just our swimming togs. #NoWetsuits

Extreme swimmer, TV star and ice swim ambassador Fergal Somerville is swimming the lake with me, along with Sinead Merrigan from the #GreatDublinSwim.

Global adventurer, author and film producer Pat Falvey of Irish & Worldwide Adventures will guide and oversee us on the mountain.

The climb to the lake was the scene of a major Mountain Rescue today after a climber slipped and fell. It’s a reminder that mountains can be harsh, if beautiful places. But we know we are in good hands with Pat. A bunch of our mountain friends are also climbing up, to offer their support. Among them, Karen Hill. Thanks for everyone’s support and likes on FB, Twitter & LinkedIn over the past few weeks.

I’m making a personal donation to the Nepal fund for this climb for the Nepalirelandsociety Ireland and if you fancy donating too, they have an earthquake relief page:

www.idonate.ie/nepalrelieffund


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