Half-way to the top of the world

Captain David Wiseman
Captain David Wiseman Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Injured North Yorkshire soldier Captain David Wiseman and the rest of the Walking With The Wounded expedition have climbed to an altitude of more than 4,000m on their way to Mount Everest Base Camp. Six days into their 10-day hike, the team will attempt to reach the 8,848m

summit of the world's highest mountain in May. David from Tadcaster who was shot in the chest in Afghanistan three years ago will carry the taliban bullet that almost killed him all the way to the top. He hasn't really got much choice because it's still inside him

Advertisement