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.
Watch Lucy Taylor's report here:
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