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Man climbs table mountain every day in 2018, raises R400k for charity

A Cape Town man climbed Table Mountain every day in 2018 to raise funds for charity.

Andrew Patterson from Sea Point scaled the mountain through different seasons, bracing the wind, cold, rain and even the sun to achieve his goal.

On the 31st of December Andrew’s estimated 964-hour journey came to an end with a total of 2 429 km which include 262km of vertical climbing the same as 71 Mt Everests.

Andrew said he hoped to inspire South Africans to make a difference. “It is hard to put into a few words what this year has meant to me, this entire experience was even greater than I ever imagined. I’ve developed a greater understanding of listening to my own inner voice, intuition and gut, “he said.

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A total of R359 583.64 was raised for three non-profit organizations: Habitat for Humanity, One Heart for Kids, and The Sunflower Fund.

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