Mount Ararat Challenge

Fundraising campaign by Tom Knight
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Between Sept 4th and 11th Tom Knight a parishioner from St Paul's church in Paphos Cyprus is attempting to climb Mount Ararat (biblical resting place of Noah's Ark) on the Turkish Iranian border to raise money for St Michael’s Hospice Charity.

In 2021 Tom walked the Camino from St Jean Pied De Port in France to Santiago De Compostela in Galicia in Northwest Spain all 500 miles. (Just over 804km)

In 2022 he climbed the highest mountain in Africa Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania the highest freestanding mountain in the world.

Fundraising Team

  • Robin Hill
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Donors

  • Paul Prentice
  • Donated on Sep 22, 2023
  • Well done Tommy a little extra towards your charity # COYS

€30.00
  • Tom Duane
  • Donated on Sep 14, 2023
  • Fantastic cause Tommy keep up the good work

€20.00
  • Denis McNamara
  • Donated on Sep 11, 2023
  • Tommy congratulations on your achievement. Croagh Patrick will seem like a hill to you after that climb!

€50.00
Sep 08

CONGRATULATIONS Tom on reaching the summit

Update posted by Tom Knight at 02:52 pm
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Made the summit just after 7 this morning, sorry could not take a video as the outside temperature was recording-34 below and my hands were turning black, also blowing a frost which makes everything white, now at summit camp before descending to base camp. Tommy

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Sep 07

Day 3

Update posted by Tom Knight at 06:59 am
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Robin today is acclimatization day, we are now at top Camp at an altitude of 13500 ft to get our bodies used to the lack of oxygen, later we decend back down to 10800 ft where we will camp for tonight. Tommy.Picture of me resting at the top Camp. An

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Sep 06

Day 2

Update posted by Tom Knight at 10:31 am
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Robin, arrived at camp 1 this afternoon and now at an altitude of 10800 ft, below is the city of Dogubayazit, tough day, tougher tomorrow. Tommy

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Sep 06

Day 1

Update posted by Tom Knight at 10:30 am
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Robin finally arrived in Dogubayazit, city near to Mt Ararat after a eventful journey from Paphos, flights delayed and finding your way round Istanbul airport is a nightmare, photo attached of my first glimpse of Ararat, we start climbing in the morning, I will keep you updated. Tommy

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Donors & Comments

46 donors
  • Paul Prentice
  • Donated on Sep 22, 2023
  • Well done Tommy a little extra towards your charity # COYS

€30.00
  • Tom Duane
  • Donated on Sep 14, 2023
  • Fantastic cause Tommy keep up the good work

€20.00
  • Denis McNamara
  • Donated on Sep 11, 2023
  • Tommy congratulations on your achievement. Croagh Patrick will seem like a hill to you after that climb!

€50.00
  • Christine Lane
  • Donated on Sep 09, 2023
  • Well done Tommy

€30.00
  • Nuala Brady
  • Donated on Sep 07, 2023
  • Best wishes for a great cause

€100.00
  • Sandra Bailey
  • Donated on Sep 07, 2023
  • Congratulations lovely man, you are very kind and brave. Well Done XX

€50.00
  • Molly Machaira
  • Donated on Sep 07, 2023
  • Good luck Thomas!

€50.00
  • Niki & Lucy O' Donovan
  • Donated on Sep 04, 2023
  • Wishing you all the very best Tommy Stay safe and let us know when you have conquered the "Mountain of Pain"

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  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Sep 03, 2023
  • Good luck Tommy Abu Mayo

€25.00
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