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RNLI crew scale three peaks to raise cash for Tower lifeboats - two more mountains to go

PUBLISHED: 19:00 22 June 2010 | UPDATED: 16:11 05 October 2010

The RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station 5 Peak team including all but one of the team. Top left to Right Toni Scarr, Kelly Allen,  Middle left to right Richard Abbot, Bill Callaghan, Keith Cima, front Left to right Matt Leat and Nick Neald. Eamon French part of the logistics team is not in the photo.

The RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station 5 Peak team including all but one of the team. Top left to Right Toni Scarr, Kelly Allen, Middle left to right Richard Abbot, Bill Callaghan, Keith Cima, front Left to right Matt Leat and Nick Neald. Eamon French part of the logistics team is not in the photo.

©2010 JP Trenque - Free use for RNLI Public Relations relating to the 5 Peaks Challenge 2010

A LONDON lifeboat crew who have swapped the river for the mountains have climbed three out of their five peaks they are tackling in 48 hours. The team from the Tower lifeboat station have climbed Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in Cumbria and Snowd

A LONDON lifeboat crew who have swapped the river for the mountains have climbed three out of their five peaks they are tackling in 48 hours.

The team from the Tower lifeboat station have climbed Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in Cumbria and Snowdon in Wales in 23 hours 13 minutes to raise cash to buy two new lifeboats.

They are on their way to tackle Slieve Donard in northern Ireland and Carrantuohill in the Republic of Ireland.

Meanwhile their colleagues back at base have responded to five call outs in the last 24 hours.

The climbing team is hoping to raise £800,000 for new RNLI lifeboats.

To follow their progress follow the link on http://rnli-5peaks.blogspot.com

and make a donation at www.justgiving.com/RNLI-5peaks


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