A five-year-old Everest enthusiast has climbed Snowdon to raise money to fight heart conditions which put his brother in hospital.

Bertie Capell, from Kings langley, tackled the summit of Mount Snowdon with his family in aid of Brompton Heart Hospital.

His little brother Arlo, 2, was born with a heart condition that caused him to be admitted to the NICU at Watford General Hospital.

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His mum, Laura said: “It was Bertie’s idea, we had been interested in the idea of raising money for a good cause and Bertie and his dad are always watch people climbing Everest in the snow on TV programmes, so that’s where it came from.

Watford Observer: Bertie climbing SnowdonBertie climbing Snowdon

“Bertie has big dreams of continuing his charity work and plans to tackle Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike before his 7th birthday.”

Watford Observer: Left to right: Laura, Arlo, Isla, Ed, Bertie, DanLeft to right: Laura, Arlo, Isla, Ed, Bertie, Dan

Bertie, who goes to St Paul's School, Chipperfield, climbed the peak alongside his mum, best friend Isla, 8 from Bushey, Uncle Ed, and his dad Dan, who carried 3 and a half stone Arlo on his back all the way up the mountain.

Watford Observer: Left to right: Dan, Arlo, Bertie, Laura, IslaLeft to right: Dan, Arlo, Bertie, Laura, Isla

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