Eight Up Appeal
Colin climbs eight world mountains for Golf Roots
The Golf Foundation is benefiting following the completion of a remarkable odyssey that saw lawyer Colin de la Rue climb eight of the world’s most famous and difficult mountains for eight worthy causes.
Colin, 57, a friend of the Golf Foundation and a partner with Ince & Co, took a sabbatical from work in the autumn for a challenge which is raising money for his ‘Eight Up Appeal’, and the Foundation is one of eight beneficiaries.
He has climbed Ben Nevis in Scotland (4,404ft), Mount Teide in Tenerife (12,198ft), Mount Kinabalu, in Borneo (13,432ft), Gran Paradiso in Italy (13,331ft), Mont Blanc in France (15,775ft), Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania (19,340ft), Mount Kenya (17,058ft), and Mera Peak (the highest trekking peak in the Everest region at 21,246ft).
For each of the stunning climbs Colin is raising money for good causes. War veterans, seafarers in need of help, the World Wildlife Fund and local heritage projects are among those he is helping alongside the Golf Foundation.
If you would like to support this remarkable fundraising endeavour, you can find out more at http://www.eightup.co.uk/