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Mollie Hughes, Tiso's Everest scaler and resident blogger has today entered the record books by reaching the summit of Mount Everest for the second time, this time after tackling the North Side of the 8,848m peak. This makes Mollie the youngest woman in the world to successfully conquer Everest from BOTH sides. 

Everyone here at Tiso would like to extend our congratulations to Mollie for such an incredible achievement, and we can't wait to get an update from her about the experience. We've been following Mollie's progress for the last few months in preparation for her summit attempt, and we're incredibly proud to see her hard work and determination pay off. 

At approximately 01:14 GMT this morning, Mollie reached the summit with climbing partner, Jon Gupta of Mountain Expeditions. On her successful summit attempt, Mollie sent us a quick message to let us know the great news, saying,

"I am elated, exhausted and know I still have the hardest part to do - the long and difficult descent to base camp. Jon and I have already spent more that four weeks acclimatising to the conditions on the mountain. Thanks to a brief weather window, we've finally reached the top. The climbing has been really, really hard, but our mental and physical strength got us up there. I can confirm that the north side is definitely more difficult than the south side!"

Mollie would like to thank Jon, the sherpas, her family and friends, and Tiso who have been sponsoring her throughout the expedition. 

Chris Tiso, CEO added, 

"Mollie Hughes is an inspirational young woman. All at Tiso Group are very proud that she has reached the summit after a long and difficult climb and entered her name in the Everest record books. It is a phenomenal achievement"

Mollie left the UK for kathmandu in Nepal in early April before travelling to Tibet, if all goes to plan, she hopes to return to the UK in early June. 

Mollie is raising money for Cancer Research UK, with a target of £1 for every meter - TEXT "MOHU55" + £5 To 70070 to Donate NOW

You can read more from Mollie on our blog, or by taking a look at our dedicated Tiso Returns To Everest page. 

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