TV beauty Jenny Buckley will be shortly reunited with her No Frontiers pal Kathryn Thomas. The two blondes will be ditching their designer heels for a pair of hiking boots after signing up for a gruelling 5,893m climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
The two blondes will be ditching their designer heels for a pair of hiking boots after signing up for a gruelling 5,893m climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
And Jenny has insisted that unlike X Factor judge Cheryl Cole, who completed the climb for Comic Relief last year, there won't be any whingeing from her during the ordeal.
"I heard from someone who was working on the climb that she was absolutely awful on it. She moaned the whole way up and the whole way down so I'm determined not to follow suit!" she explained.
Jenny was persuaded to take part in the climb after being contacted by Sile Seoige and asked if she would be interested in helping raise funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin.
"I was away at the time and Sile sent me a text and asked if I would be interested. I love a bit of a challenge and I haven't really done anything to test myself recently so I jumped at the chance to take part," she said. "We're going to be away for 10 days and we fly into Tanzania in October 10 and we'll do the climb in six days, which is slightly shorter than the amount of time they gave themselves for Comic Relief."
Former model Jenny, who was a contributor on the last series of No Frontiers, is now busy training for the daunting challenge. "Kathryn's a good person to do something like this with as she's well used to all these treks so it won't be a bother to her," said Jenny.