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Six-year-old from St Helens youngest to climb three peaks

A six-year-old boy from Merseyside has become the youngest person to complete the Three Peaks challenge.

Lucas Lawrenson, who's from St Helens, managed to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in less than 24 hours with his dad Adam. The pair completed the mammoth challenge in 23 hours, 46 minutes and 24 seconds.

The pair started on Ben Nevis in Scotland

Starting on Sunday the 19th May, the father and son started with Ben Nevis in Scotland, before climbing Scafell Pike in Cumbria at 2am the following morning. The epic trek ended in Wales on Mount Snowden later the same day.

Lucas' huge achievement raised more than £1400 for Deptherapy, a charity that rehabilitates injured serviceman by scuba diving. It's a cause that's close to the Lawrenson family's heart. Adam, who's 33, was struck by an explosive while serving in Helmand Province in Afghanistan ten years ago. Luckily he escaped injury.

They've raised more than £1400

If you wish to donate to Lucas & Adam's cause, you can do so here.

WATCH: Lucas and Adam came on Granada Reports to talk about their adventure: