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Last Updated: Wednesday March 30 2011 17:32 GMT

Prince Harry in Arctic to join North Pole trek

Prince Harry takes an Arctic dip - the BBC's Frank Gardner reports

Prince Harry's arrived in the Arctic to join four wounded ex-soldiers on their trek to the North Pole.

The group is hoping to become the first disabled team to get to the North Pole unaided, while raising £2million to help other injured ex-servicepeople.

Harry's been busy training for the expedition, which included jumping into the icy cold Arctic Ocean!

He's joining for the first five days of the gruelling 200-mile walk, which should take about four weeks to do.

Prince Harry said: "This extraordinary expedition will raise awareness of the debt that this country owes to those it sends off to fight. These men and women have given so much."