That time I almost got hypothermia on Scafell Pike!

So forgot to write my update on climbing Scafell Pike. On 1 June myself and Brightsmoke climbed the highest mountain in the UK. Beforehand, we were both so busy with life we didn’t actually have much time to pre-think about it which was probably for the best. We had time to think on our 9 hour car journey there though!!  It was such an amazing experience climbing the mountain but I literally nearly froze! It was so cold, windy, raining and general miserable. It was kind of like being in one of the Twilight films. It also involved walking or holding on for dear life close to the edge of really high cliffs. I am not a mountain climber and I never will be but glad we made it through and raised money for the Amy Winehouse Foundation. It took about 30 cups of tea, 10 layers and 50 million blankets, a few packs of biscuits as we forgot to bring our lunch up the mountain…  to restore our bodies to the normal body temperature of a human afterwards. I don’t think I’ve even been so weather beaten in my life. I’d highly recommend it though, such a lovely part of the world! So myself and Bryony have jumped out of a plane together, climbed the highest mountain in the UK so what’s next….!!!!!

We couldn’t actually take pics or record anything on the way down due to 60mph winds and being swallowed and eaten by nature!

You can also watch the video of our voyage HERE! 

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Jenny Conlon is a broadcast, freelance journalist, writer and fashion and entertainment critic. Her work has featured on the RTÉ. fashion and entertainments website. She has assisted production of RTÉ's Morning Ireland and The Business. Jenny produced and presented a weekly fashion and entertainment show Girls Talk Back on 103.2 Dublin City Fm and was Newsreader and Editor of the newsroom. Her work continues to feature in Irish publications such as The Irish Tatler, U magazine and The Dubliner. Jenny completed her Masters in International Journalism in 2009. She is looking forward to a jam packed 2012 where she will continue broadcasting and writing and being inspired. She will be modelling for a high street fashion shoot and plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.....

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