At the beginning of July, Phil Deeker, a pyrotechnician from Salisbury, set off to conquer 300 cols in 30 days. Phil's plan was to attack these cols over three routes across the Alps, Pyrenees and Cevennes, all routes established by the 'Club Des Cent Cols.' His motivation behind the 4,100kms and total 71,000 metre climb? MAG (Mines Advisory Group), a group who provide conflict-affected areas with a chance of a better future. CW takes a look at Phil's diary as his journey of endurance draws to a close.

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