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Leo Houlding prepares to jump off Antarctica rock face

An adventurer from Cumbria is midway through his toughest challenge, halfway up a 2,000m (6,500 ft) rock wall in one of the most hostile places on Earth.

Leo Houlding is part of a team tackling the Wolf's Tooth in Antarctica.

The peak is precarious and dangerous and probably not the easiest place to make a phone call.

But he did - and explained exactly where he was sitting.

  • 15 Jan 2013
  • From the section England