Jodie taken on the ultimate climbing challenge

PUBLISHED: 18:00 17 August 2012

Jodie Howe completes her summer climbing challenge.

Jodie Howe completes her summer climbing challenge.

Weston Hospicecare

A WORLE woman has taken on the ultimate climbing challenge this summer and conquered Mount Kilimanjaro to raise more than £5,000 for charity.

With low temperatures, high elevation and the occasional strong wind, the hike up the mighty mountain is one of the most difficult and dangerous in the world.

But this did not stop 27-year-old Jodie Howe, of Rossendale Close, Worle, from completing the trek and raising funds for Weston Hospicecare.

She said: “Climbing Kilimanjaro has been the best experience, the challenge was amazing.

“The long summit night trek was the toughest part, the dark and high altitude made it hard to keep going and breathe but reaching the top and seeing that sign was the best feeling in the world.

“It was a very emotional moment.

“The friends I made along the way were brilliant and we all supported each other. I am so happy to have raised as much as I have for Weston Hospicecare.

“Thank you to my friends and family for helping and supporting me.”

You can still sponsor Jodie Howe for her amazing efforts by visiting her JustGiving page at

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