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Phil feels 'flat' after Everest success

Local policeman and part-time mountaineer Phil Drowley is weighing up his options, having achieved his long held ambition to climb Mount Everest.

During his recent trip to Nepal he had to cope with frequently bad weather and terrain which claimed the lives of five fellow mountaineers in a period of three days.

He says he is thrilled to have completed the challenge, but now it's all over his mood is 'flat'.

Phil (pictured) says his assault on the summit went very smoothly, but he is well aware of the dangers:

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