Jack was one of the youngest

PUBLISHED: 10:00 10 June 2009 | UPDATED: 23:39 15 June 2010

Further to the article on May 27 about my grandson Jack Sutcliffe, I would like to set the record straight. He is not the youngest, but one of the youngest, to climb Everest. The title of the youngest goes to a couple of really remarkable young men – Jam

Further to the article on May 27 about my grandson Jack Sutcliffe, I would like to set the record straight. He is not the youngest, but one of the youngest, to climb Everest. The title of the youngest goes to a couple of really remarkable young men - James Hooper and Rob Gauntlet - who were both 19 when they summited in May 2006.

I am extremely proud of my grandson, and full of admiration for the determination, courage and spirit of adventure of all the young climbers who attempt this very challenging experience.

Maurice Sutcliffe

Musbury


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