Celebrities tackling a mammoth climb up Kilimanjaro reach the SUMMIT

They were faced with climbing Kilimanjaro over the course of seven days in order to raise money for this year's Comic Relief.

And all nine celebrities who immersed themselves in the challenge embraced as they finally reached the summit of the great mountain together on Friday.

The group, which includes 's Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall as well as Love Island winner Danny Dyer, touched the signpost which marked the top of the mountain.

We did it! The host of celebrities who immersed themselves in the challenge embraced as they finally reached the summit of the great mountain together on Friday

We did it! The host of celebrities who immersed themselves in the challenge embraced as they finally reached the summit of the great mountain together on Friday

Dressed in thermal padded jackets and patterned bobble hats the group wrapped their arms around each other in relief at finally making their way to the summit.

However the trek was not without its trials and tribulations, as many of the celebrities were pictured appearing to struggle with the final day of the ascent.

Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas looked glum following the exhausting climb, while TV presenter Dan Walker slouched against the rock face.

Nearly there! However the trek was not without its trials and tribulations, as many of the celebrities were pictured appearing to struggle with the final day of the ascent

Nearly there! However the trek was not without its trials and tribulations, as many of the celebrities were pictured appearing to struggle with the final day of the ascent

Celebrations! The groups efforts will be broadcast on Kilimanjaro: The Return for the Red Nose Day

Celebrations! The groups efforts will be broadcast on Kilimanjaro: The Return for the Red Nose Day

Dan was also pictured hugging sports pundit Osi Umenyiora as they congratulated one another, while Anita Rani put on a jubilant display throwing her arms in the air in front of the Kilimanjaro signpost.

It appeared that the team were up early before making it to the summit, as politician Ed Balls was pictured strolling with the sun rising behind him.

The groups efforts will be broadcast on Kilimanjaro: The Return for the Red Nose Day.

Top of the world! Dressed in thermal padded jackets and patterned bobble hats the group wrapped their arms around each other in relief at finally making their way to the summit

Top of the world! Dressed in thermal padded jackets and patterned bobble hats the group wrapped their arms around each other in relief at finally making their way to the summit

Relieved? Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas looked glum following the exhausting climb, while TV presenter Dan Walker slouched against the rock face

Relieved? Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas looked glum following the exhausting climb, while TV presenter Dan Walker slouched against the rock face

Reports of the groups impressive climb revealed that several members of the group suffered with altitude sickness midway through the week.

With the terrain becoming more challenging, the only sign of life for the climbers was the

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