duo, mother and daughter Katie and Jemima Jordan,
took the high road to raise £1,640 with a charity sponsored climb of Snowdon.
intrepid pair took the toughest of all routes from the base via Pen Y Pass then
up and down the treacherous Crib Goch to then up again to the 1085 metre
in Year 8 at King’s, said: “I love climbing, I love the challenge and I love
the scrambling, but I’m glad mum was with me.”
added: “I have climbed in the Alps but this was the most difficult yet and it
took us eight hours from start to finish.”
Katie, a former Deputy Head Girl at King’s, said: “I am so proud of her
determination, grit and enthusiasm. She puts her heart and soul in to
everything she does and fully appreciates why she should try and help good
has nominated that £1,000 will go to the ‘Hand on Heart’ appeal to provide
defibrillators in all primary schools in Macclesfield with another £640 shared
between selection boxes for the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust Christmas Party
and 50 shoe boxes for Cheshire Streewise appeal to help the homeless.
did she raise the money, but Jemima then spent hour after hour packing the shoe
boxes so they were ready for the charity.
followed her Snowdon trek with her own epic adventure to climb Kilimanjaro to
raise £12,500 for Alderhey Children’s Hospital. She said: “Jemima was very
jealous and really wanted to come too, but we thought Snowdon was tough enough
for a 12-year-old. Still I wouldn’t put anything past her in the future.”