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New Houlding/Lee film trailer goes live

21st June 2013 | 0 comments

The trailer for the next cinematic epic from Leo Houlding and Alastair Lee can now be viewed at In the film, Houlding and his climbing team of Jason Pickles and Sean Leary travel to the Antarctic to attempt to scale the NE Ridge of Ulvetanna (‘The Wolf’s Tooth’) which is the hardest climb on the most inhospitable continent on …

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Fiennes abandons Antarctic expedition

25th February 2013 | 0 comments

Breaking news… the BBC are reporting that Sir Ranulph Fiennes has pulled out of his The Coldest Journey expedition due to getting frostbite during a training exercise. They say that “the 68-year-old was injured after a fall while skiing during training at a base camp in Antarctica. He used his bare hands to fix a ski binding in temperatures around …

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Houlding to take on 'last great climb' in Antarctica

19th November 2012 | 0 comments

Hot on the heels of the release of Autana – the film of his Venezuelan adventure to the tepui Cerro Autana – climber and adventurer Leo Houlding has announced details of his next expedition. In December, he will lead a team to Antarctica and make an attempt on a new route on the north east ridge of Ulvetanna.  Houlding has …

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PHD supports Ran Fiennes' winter Antarctic attempt

27th September 2012 | 0 comments

Veteran polar explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, will take on one of the last remaining polar challenges by attempting to cross Antarctica in winter – the coldest journey on Earth – with five colleagues and with the support of the Commonwealth and a number of sponsors, including PHD down clothing. PHD are official suppliers of Down Jackets, Down Sleeping Bags, Down …