ADVENTUROUS Craig Lucas is on the trip of a lifetime in remote Chile, thanks to Raleigh International.

Craig, 25, of Lily Street, Darwen, is carrying out much-needed community and environmental projects on the ice-capped tip of the country.

As part of the expedition, Craig will help with the building of a new school in the remote community of El Tigre.

Other work includes liaising with UK scientists currently in the North Patagonian Ice Cap. There he will work with teams collecting sediment from the small lakes in front of the Colonia glacier to assist future scientific research.

Jon Rogers, expedition leader for Raleigh International, said: "This will be an adventure of a lifetime for Craig."

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