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Cumbrian man joins Fiennes' Antarctic trek

Brian Newham from Caldbeck will join Sir Ranulph Fiennes as part of a six strong team who will attempt to cross the Antarctic for the first time in history.

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Full report: Cumbrian man joins Fiennes' Antarctic trek

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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