Natasha Lambert, BEM, is off on a new challenge. This time it’s north of the border

- sailing from Inverness to Glasgow, starting on Monday 18 July.

- through the Caledonian and Crinan canals and some of the most spectacular waters in the UK.

- with a little stop to scale Cairn Gorm Mountain, the sixth highest mountain in Britain!

Natasha is undertaking Sea and Summit Scotland to raise funds and the profile of her charity, the Miss Isle School of Sip Puff Sailing.

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Awesome day for the Lamberts

Natasha Lambert has completed one element of her latest challenge, Sea and Summit Scotland. She reached the top of the Cairn Gorm Mountain, in the Scottish Highlands, just after three o’clock on Monday Twenty Fifth of July 2016. It took her just over five and half hours to reach the summit which is some 1245 metres above sea level, the sixth highest mountain in the UK.

Natasha has athetoid cerebral palsy and uses a wheel chair. However, for this part of her challenge, she used a special device called a Hart Walker. This pulls Natasha upright and enables her to propel herself forward.

Natasha was supported by her Dad, Gary, Mum Amanda, little sister Rachel (9) and a team of helpers including local Mountain Safety Advisor from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, Heather Morning. The whole team was needed to assist in guiding Natasha over the rough, steep terrain which, on numerous occasions, required the entire walking device to be lifted bodily over boulders. Weather varied from bright sunshine to hail and winds of over 25 miles an hour at the summit. Surprisingly one of Natasha’s most arduous parts of the day was the descent. Her position in the walker makes walking down feel extremely precarious. The team then have to play their part by preventing her from descending dangerously fast.

Natasha now returns to Fort William to continue the second part of her challenge, sailing from Inverness to Glasgow. The young adventurer sails using only her breath to control her specially designed yacht, Miss Isle Too.

Natasha, and her team, is undertaking Sea and Summit Scotland to raise funds and the profile of her charity, the Miss Isle School of Sip Puff Sailing. Natasha is keen to ensure that others with similar physical conditions as her own are inspired to face new challenges, including walking and sailing.

Tracey Clarke spoke to the family after the descent...

Natasha's on top of the world

Natasha Lambert has completed one element of her latest challenge, Sea and Summit Scotland. She reached the top of the Cairn Gorm Mountain, in the Scottish Highlands, just after three o’clock on Monday Twenty Fifth of July 2016. It took her just over five and half hours to reach the summit which is some 1245 metres above sea level, the sixth highest mountain in the UK.

Natasha has athetoid cerebral palsy and uses a wheel chair. However, for this part of her challenge, she used a special device called a Hart Walker. This pulls Natasha upright and enables her to propel herself forward. Natasha also wears a lycra corset to assist in keeping her straight as she walks. This can be extremely hot when the weather changes quickly.

Natasha was supported by her Dad, Gary, Mum Amanda, little sister Rachel (9) and a team of helpers including local Mountain Safety Advisor from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, Heather Morning. The whole team was needed to assist in guiding Natasha over the rough, steep terrain which, on numerous occasions, required the entire walking device to be lifted bodily over boulders. Weather varied from bright sunshine to hail and winds of over 25 miles an hour at the summit. Surprisingly one of Natasha’s most arduous parts of the day was the descent. Her position in the walker makes walking down feel extremely precarious. The team then have to play their part by preventing her from descending dangerously fast.

Natasha now returns to Fort William to continue the second part of her challenge, sailing from Inverness to Glasgow. The young adventurer sails using only her breath to control her specially designed yacht, Miss Isle Too.

Natasha, and her team, is undertaking Sea and Summit Scotland to raise funds and the profile of her charity, the Miss Isle School of Sip Puff Sailing. Natasha is keen to ensure that others with similar physical conditions as her own are inspired to face new challenges, including walking and sailing.

Tracey Clarke spoke to Heather Morning and asked her how the climb went...

Loch seeking Miss Isle

Well known young sailor Natasha Lambert BEM, is off on a new challenge. This time it’s north of the border

Natasha has athetoid cerebral palsy and uses only her breath to control her specially-designed 21ft yacht called Miss Isle Too.

Her latest challenge is to sail from Inverness to Glasgow, starting on Monday 18 July.

The sail will take her through the Caledonian and Crinan canals and some of the most spectacular waters in the UK.

Not content with pushing herself to her limits on the water she and her team will also be scaling Cairn Gorm Mountain, the sixth highest mountain in Britain. For this part of the challenge Natasha will swap her wheelchair for her “Hart Walker” a stable device which she can propel forward despite having limited control over her movements.

Natasha, and her team, are undertaking Sea and Summit Scotland to raise funds and the profile of her charity, the Miss Isle School of Sip Puff Sailing.

Natasha is keen to ensure that others with similar physical conditions are inspired to face new challenges and, if they would like to, get on the water and start sailing.

Just before Natasha leaves for Scotland she's taking time out to visit the crews at the Charles Stanley Cowes Classic Week. The School is the official charity.