This Brit was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2018. Now, he’s climbing North Africa’s highest peak

Climbing a 4,000 metre mountain is no easy feat.

But for intrepid adventurer Matt Carpenter it’s more than just a challenge. It’s a chance to prove that brain injury can’t stop him, and to raise money for the charity that helped save his life.

In September, the dad-of-two is trekking North Africa’s highest peak, Mount Toubkal in Morocco.

Hikers summit the most majestic peak in the rugged Atlas mountain range, ascending 4,167 metres above sea level.

“It’s essentially to show other people on the same journey as mine that mountain-sized challenges are achievable,” Matt says.

“A brain injury can make the world feel small. But the world is huge.”

Matt Carpenter’s journey with brain injury


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