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Explorer to chat to kids while climbing Everest

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Ricky meets Mark and a school he'll be chatting to while on Everest

Explorer Mark Wood is planning to scale Mount Everest, and he'll be video messaging school pupils along the way.

While climbing to the top Mark will be updating students from around the world on his progress, as well as giving them a glimpse of the amazing views.

But before he heads off he's been visiting some of the schools he'll be chatting to and explaining how he'll conquer the world's highest peak.

Ricky's been finding out more...