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The fund raising event is organised by the Warwick based group

Pinnacle Challenge Ltd who specialise in

Professional team building and outdoor instruction

The 100 foot wall to abseil down for children in Zimbabwe

 Peter and Caroline start the 100 ft descent from the top of the hotel

Geared up and ready to go. Abseiling for children in Africa makes money to change lives
Peter and his daughter-in-law Caroline, took part in the 100 foot Abseil from the top of the Coventry Hill Hotel on the 19th July. 

at the top of the hotel ready to go down -

Thanks for your support of Peter and Caroline in their fund raising challenge.   
(looks like it will over 700 in total when we get the gift aid) 

 

Made it! Caroline descended the 100 foot hotel to raise money for children in Zimbabwe

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

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Raising money for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!

 

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
getting geared up

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!    Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
....then the practice bit....

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
on the edge...

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!
Peter going over....

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!    Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
the edge followed by.......

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!
Caroline

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
That was the hard bit

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!    Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!
going down is the easy bit - honest

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
who put that sign there?

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
got past it!

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!    Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
down and down and down...

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!
almost there...

only a few of the 100 feet left

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!    Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

made it!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money for children in Africa can be fun! Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!

Coventry Hill Hotel
Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!
on the A45 - its tall!
100 feet tall

Raising money for children in Africa can be fun!Raising money by abseiling 100 feet from the top of an hotel for children in Africa can be fun!

Some of the photos are from Pinnacle Challenge's Website. The close ups at the top of the hotel were also taken by Pinnacle Challenge.
http://www.pinnaclechallenge.co.uk

Thanks to Jane Davis for the sequence of photos from the event

 

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