Johnny Keegan is doing the challenge for Gareth Hayes who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.
A Westmeath man is climbing the highest mountain in the UK & Ireland to raise vital funds for his neighbour.
Johnny Keegan will complete the ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland on behalf of Gareth Hayes, who received news of an inoperable brain tumour in Febuary.
The fundraiser had an inital target of €1,500 but has accumulated almost double that so far.
Mr. Keegan told the Midlands Today show that he's prepared for all scenarios:
For more information about the challenge or to donate, follow this link