Hollyoaks star prepares for Mount Snowdon ‘Push to the Peak’ fundraiser challenge


A Hollyoaks star is making ready to climb the highest mountain in England and Wales alongside aspect her aunt to increase Money for studying incapacity charities, Mencap and Sunday Circle. 

Tomorrow, BAFTA-winner and Mencap ambassador, Emily Burnett and her aunt Teresa, who has a studying incapacity, will be part of a gaggle participating in the challenge ‘Push to the Peak’, the place they’ll climb the highest mountain in England and Wales, Mount Snowdon.

In assist of the climb, the pair obtained star-studded well-wishes from various celebrities from the Channel 4 cleaning soap, together with Chelsee Healey, Jorgie Porter, Jessica Fox and extra.

Climbing Mount Snowdon is a lifelong dream for Emily’s aunt Teresa Pope, 58, who is set to present what folks with a studying incapacity are able to and climb the mountain forward of her sixtieth birthday.

Teresa has been coaching with a private coach for 4 months to put together for the challenge. Credit score: Emily Burnett

The mountain in the Snowdonia Nationwide Park in Wales is the highest in England and Wales with a 1085m ascent to attain the summit. Teresa has been coaching with a private coach for 4 months to put together for the challenge and all Money raised will go in direction of Mencap and Sunday Circle’s important work supporting the 1.5 million folks residing with a studying incapacity in the UK. 

Becoming a member of Emily and Teresa on the trek this weekend are Emily’s Hollyoaks co-stars, James Sutton, Eva O’Hara, Gabriel Clark and Connor Calland. Plus, actors Mia McKenna-Bruce, Tom Leach and TikTok star Monica Geldart.  

Forward of the climb tomorrow, Emily stated: “I’m so excited that the trek is almost here. It’s going to be an amazing experience for Teresa to achieve her dream of climbing Snowdon and I’m so proud to be raising Money for Mencap and Sunday Circle, so we can Help others with a learning disability.

“We’re so incredibly grateful for everyone’s support and to everyone who’s donated. Thanks to the incredible people that are taking part in the challenge with us and to all my Hollyoaks friends and extended McQueen family for their inspiring messages. It means the world to me and Teresa and everyone doing the Push to the Peak challenge.” 

Wishing them luck, Chelsee Healey said: “I just want to say a massive good luck Teresa. You are amazing. A real inspiration. You are going to smash Snowdon. Good luck to Emily and everyone else. Go get it T!”  

Jorgie Porter also wished them the best, saying: “Hi Teresa and everyone climbing up Snowdon on Sunday – fantastic work and I am so excited for you guys. Good luck, you’re going to be great and I can’t wait to hear all about it.” 

For more information, you can visit Mencap’s web site. 

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