Employees from Howarth Timber, one of the UK’s largest independently owned timber merchants, have recently completed the Ben Nevis Challenge, raising over £11,000 for its partner charity, Caudwell Children.
At 1,344 metres (4,406 ft) above sea level, Ben Nevis is the highest point of the British Isles. The challenge entails climbing a difficult rocky mountain track, all the way up to the summit.
45 members of Howarth Timber staff, friends, family members and suppliers were involved in the gruelling event. The group completed the challenge in an average of seven hours.
Howarth Timber has an on ongoing partnership with Caudwell Children, which provides family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK.