OPEN GOLD DofE WALKING EXPEDITIONS

If you don't yet have a group for your Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Walking Expedition, join one of our Open Expeditions, where you can meet new people, explore stunning locations and complete your DofE Expedition under our qualified instructors.

What is included?

  • Training in the following: Moorland navigation and route planning, first aid and rescue training, weather interpretation, camp craft and most importantly Team Work!
  • Supervision and guidance from a qualified and experienced Mountain Leader during preparation and completion of the practice and qualifying venture. 
  • Campsite fees, a comprehensive kit list and training pack.
  • Access to some kit needed for a fun, safe and dry camping journey
  • Group Tents, Camping Stoves & Cooking Fuel and Dartmoor 1:25 OS MAPs
  • A fair assessment from a qualified DofE assessor

Discover South Devon's finest landscapes

Join a group for your Gold DofE Walking Expedition

2024 Open Gold Walking Expedition Dates & Prices - BOOKING NOW OPEN

  • Training & Practice - 26th - 31st May (arrival by 5pm on 26th May)
  • Qualifying - 19th - 23rd August (arrival by 5pm, 19th August)

Prices:

  • Training, Practice & Qualifying Expedition - £570 per person (including VAT)

BOOK ONLINE or email us at info@reach-outdoors.com for further information. 

 

Link to DofE Resources (kit lists & route cards)

Participant Kit List:

  • All food for the duration of the training & expeditions
  • Water bottle, minimum 1L
  • Cooking equipment (cutlery, stove fuel, matches)
  • Rucksack
  • Warm 2/3 season Sleeping Bag
  • 2 complete set of clothes to walk in
  • 1 complete spare set of clothes
  • Warm comfortable bed clothes whilst on camp for training
  • Walking boots
  • Trainers/comfy shoes for on camp (you don't need to take these on the expedition)

 

  • Snacks for sustenance
  • Compass
  • Whistle
  • Gloves
  • Lightweight towel
  • Team trowel
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Gaiters - optional
  • Walking poles if required/desired
  • Personal roll mat - optional