Mountaineer with cystic fibrosis tackles Everest

A climber from County Durham, who has cyctic fibrosis, is hoping to be the first person with the condition to scale Mount Everest.

38-year-old Nick Talbot hopes to £100,000.

Cystic Fibrosis affects the lungs and Nick's biggest challenge will be coping with the reduced oxygen levels at high altitudes.

Nick, who's from Hamsterley Forest, has just passed base camp in a climb that could take up to nine weeks.