Sir Ranulph Fiennes set out on his latest adventure today, December 6.
This time a mountaineer from Cumbria will be playing a crucial role on his support team.
The team will cross Antarctica during winter, when temperatures there can fall to minus 90. It is something that is never been done before.
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