Peter Brill (pictured above), usually PR manager for RAC operations
and technology, who is currently trekking through the Himalayan region
on behalf of Sense, the National Deafblind and Rubella Association.
Brill, whose five-year-old daughter is visually impaired, is walking
some 70 miles at an altitude of over 10,000 feet as part of the
fundraising venture. As you can see from the picture Brill has been made
to dress up in the full kit for the trip which will see him and others
raise pounds 250,000 for Sense.
However, the outfit shouldn’t feel all that strange to Brill. He tells
me that the company which supplies those sexy RAC patrol uniforms is
also behind his mountain gear.
It won’t all be posing for pictures as a knight of the mountains for
Brill. The trek will be more than a little hazardous as he tells me that
he has no experience of life in high altitudes. ’I don’t really know
what to expect. I’ve been walking a few times in the Brecon Beacons but
that’s about the extent of it.’
Brill’s technical expertise should come in handy if there are any