David Filmer: Manhandled Up the Mountain
Here David describes taking part in a school trip to the Lake District.
TranscriptWe went to the Lake District, and I remember being manhandled in a group of probably about twenty kids, up to the top of one of the Pikes in the middle of the Lake District, and I've got a photograph I'll show you later, of me sitting on the top of a mountain top, which is somewhere which, I would never have imagined getting to, were it not for having a team of 'sherpas' around me. And the staff that day were incredible, I mean they roped in every volunteer they could get their hands on and persuade to come and be a part of it, and we went up the Lake District, probably for about a week, and did a whole load of school activities that any normal school would have been involved with, including going trekking, and we went trekking up a mountainside, great fun!
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