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Prince Harry joins South Pole walk

Prince Harry is set to embark on a charity walk to the South Pole, raising money for Walking With The Wounded. The prince is patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition, and has taken part in ski training in Novo, Antarctica. The team of twelve injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole.

Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 25, 2013, Prince Harry, (R) patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition, pulling the pulk which is guiding US team member Ivan Castro, who is blind, as he takes part in ski training near Novo, Antarctica. The Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013, of which Harry is patron, will see the participants race across three degrees to the South Pole. All 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 23, 2013, Prince Harry, patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition, makes notes of how much each individual and their kit weighs during preparations, in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 23, 2013, Prince Harry, patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition, and Dominic West make notes of how much each individual and their kit weighs, during preparations in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 23, 2013, Prince Harry (R), patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition takes part in ski training in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 22, 2013, Participants in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge expedition enter the canteen on arrival in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 23, 2013, Prince Harry, patron of Team UK in the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition as he takes part in ski training in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)
Prince Harry joins South Pole walk
In this undated handout photo provided by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on November 23, 2013, Team UK member Ibrar Ali makes final preparations ahead of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition, in Novo, Antarctica. The team of 12 injured service personnel from Britain, America, Canada and Australia have overcome life-changing injuries and undertaken challenging training programmes to prepare themselves for the conditions they will face in Antarctica. Trekking around 15km to 20km per day, the teams will endure temperatures as low as minus 45C and 50mph winds as they pull their 70kg sleds to the South Pole. (Getty Images)