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I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills. ---->>>

No one will pay you for planning an expedition at first: you have to work in pubs at weekends so you can pay the gas bills. I joined the Territorial Army, which paid me when I turned up to drill nights, and so did my wife. ---->>>

As a rule, anything that is pretty you avoid when on an expedition in the polar extremes. Normally anything other than white means a hazard such as a crevasse. ---->>>

Rivalry is one of the factors pushing me. While my back was turned, the Norwegians managed to achieve the first Arctic crossing in winter. I didn't want the same to happen in the Antarctic. ---->>>

While I was serving, I worked as an adventure training officer, teaching soldiers how to ski, canoe and climb. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 03-07, 1944
Birthplace: Windsor, Berkshire, England
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Occupation: Explorer
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Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Ranulph "Ran" Fiennes (), is an English explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a prolific writer and poet. Fiennes served in the British Army for eight years including a period on counter-insurgency service while attached to the Army of the Sultanate of Oman (wikipedia)