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Mount Everest Challenge for Carlton Lodge Activity Centre boss...

24th February, 2024.

David Sharp, chief executive at Carlton Lodge Activity Centre (Carlton Miniott, Thirsk) and his cousin Graeme are to undertake a major challenge on Mount Everest this spring to raise funds for its charitable Bursary Fund and for Women Against Cancer, a subject close to the Team’s heart.

The ‘everesting’ challenge, will take David and Graeme through some of the toughest parts of the mountain and they have been in training for months to prepare.

David said: “I’m very excited about the challenge as it will help raise much needed funds for the various groups we help throughout the year.

Our continuing investment in developing Carlton Lodge Activity Centre to gives our young visitors an overall high-level experience as part of their activity events here. Money raised will enable more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to have this experience.

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