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Top 5 Avalanche Awareness and Avoidance tools which every winter mountain user should have.

Top 5 Avalanche Awareness and Avoidance tools which every winter mountain user should have.

Given some simple avalanche awareness and avoidance tools and techniques, there is no reason why a winter mountaineer, skier, snowshoer or hill walker can't build their knowledge and skill level to plan and enjoy a safe day out in the wonderful winter mountains.

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Winter Mountain Boots: How to ensure you buy the right winter boot.

Winter Mountain Boots: How to ensure you buy the right winter boot.

Arguably the most important piece of equipment you'll purchase for a winter day out in the mountains. Winter boots are certainly a work horse. They form a major part of your 'tools of the trade' and are the absolute foundation for your day out in the winter mountains.

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What Equipment is Provided on our DofE Expeditions?

What Equipment is Provided on our DofE Expeditions?

We recognise the potential high costs of needing to buy equipment when completing your DofE Expedition. So, when you book a DofE expedition with The Adventure Element, you'll benefit from the use of modern, up to date equipment. This helps to minimise your expenses.

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20 Conditions of the DofE Expedition Section

20 Conditions of the DofE Expedition Section

Here is a reminder of the DofE's 20 Conditions for Qualifying Expeditions. In order to complete the DofE section of your award, you and your team must fulfil the following conditions. These are laid out to ensure that each expedition runs to the same standard and to ensure that each participant has a worthwhile experience and challenge.

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Choosing your sleeping mat for a DofE Expedition

Choosing your sleeping mat for a DofE Expedition

You'll want to have a comfortable and warm nights sleep on your DofE expedition and what you sleep on will have effect on this. So choose a sleeping mat which suits your budget and required comfort level. Here are some options to consider.

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