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How to keep to your kit dry on a DofE expedition

How to keep to your kit dry on a DofE expedition

Arriving in camp and finding everything is wet, could really ruin your DofE expedition experience. Spend time to take care of your equipment, ensure all important items and clothing are protected from any rain and have a far more comfortable expedition.

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10 Steps to help you prepare for a long distance, multi day trek or DofE Expedition

10 Steps to help you prepare for a long distance, multi day trek or DofE Expedition

You don’t have to be an Iron Woman/Man to complete a long distance trek or DofE Expedition. Far from it. By following a these TOP 10 TIPS, long distance trekking is available to anyone; you just have to be sensible, do some focused training and work a bit for it. The results are a more enjoyable trek, limiting the possibility of injuries.

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How to fit a rucksack correctly

How to fit a rucksack correctly

Ever wondered why your rucksack feels so heavy and uncomfortable? Having a correctly fitted rucksack can seriously improve your comfort levels and your overall enjoyment whilst on an expedition.

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3 Key considerations before buying a rucksack for a DofE Expedition

3 Key considerations before buying a rucksack for a DofE Expedition

Before you head out to make the purchase of a rucksack ready fo your DofE Expedition, take some time to consider these 3 key factors. It will make all the difference and might save you some money.

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The Measurement of Success

The Measurement of Success

Summit attempts start the day or evening before when plans are made, you pack your bag and head for an early night tucked in warm comfortable sleeping bags. Pretending to sleep the brain runs through what could possibly happen the following day. The ultimate question is - Will there be success?

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