5 Minute Quicks - Choosing your sleeping mat

Getting a good nights sleep is so important during your DofE expedition. What sleeping mat your choose to use will huge effect on this. Have a great nights sleep, not just a good one.

All DofE expedition participants will be required to complete nights sleeping in a tent (there is an exception to this rule for some DofE Bronze participants).

The amount of nights for each level of the DofE Award expedition are:

Bronze = 1 Night
Silver = 2 Nights
Gold = 3 Nights

Choosing what you sleep on has a huge impact on how comfortable and how warm your nights sleep will be. Therefore, take some time to choose a sleeping mat option that suits your budget, your required level of comfort and also the weight you'd like to carry in your rucksack.

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