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Nabs' Antarctic challenge

Nabs' Antarctic challenge
Arab explorer Nabil Al-Busaidi is attempting to climb the Antarctic's highest peak, Mount Vinson. Here is a view of Patriot Hills camp where he and the other climbers spent the first night in the Antarctic. (Suppplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
Nabs, as he is known, became famous as the first Arab to walk to the magnetic North Pole last year. Read his Mount Vinson diary on ArabianBusiness.com (ITP Images)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
A view of Mount Vinson, one of the world's Seven Summits – or the highest peaks on the seven continents. (Supplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
The different camps where nabs will stay during the trek are shown on this aerial picture. (Supplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
A map of the Antarctic and Mount Vinson's location. (Supplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
Cooking at the Patriot Hills camp. (Supplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
A photo of the plane which took the climbers from Patriot Hills camp to Mount Vinson base camp. (Supplied)
Nabs' Antarctic challenge
Nabs is outspoken about the need to protect the environment. Even his tent has solar panels on it. (Supplied)