The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is a
fantastic initiative that works with schools across the country to keep
children active. Each level of the scheme culminates in the expedition with the
distance that students walk varying across the three awards - Bronze, Silver
Whatever the distance of the expedition, having the right kit is
paramount for being warm and comfortable. Here at Montagne Sports, we will be
able to help you get exactly what you need in order for you to be warm and
comfortable on your expedition, and most importantly, to enjoy it.
There are a
number of things that you will need for your Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.
Tents and cooking equipment are obvious ones to mention but these are normally
stocked by the schools. To go out and buy yourself, these four items are
definite essentials, and you can find all of them in store or on our website
To keep warm
and comfortable at night and easy to carry in your bag during the walk, there
is nothing better than a sleeping bag, and there is no better than a Snugpak
sleeping bag. Used by the British Armed Forces, their whole range are
incredible warm and comfortable and easy to pack back in its bag. Bare
essentials for the British Armed Forces, brought to the general public.
something as simple as a small, lightweight waterproof jacket can be the sole
reason for having a terrible experience on your expedition. The Mac in a Sac
Packaway jacket is a perfect solution for needing a small lightweight
waterproof jacket. Easy to pack away, waterproof and windproof, taped seams and
coming in a range of colours, the Mac in a Sac Packaway Jacket will be your
best friend on your expedition.
It seems like
such a simple item of clothing to take with you on your expeditions but a nice woollen
fleece is without a doubt a bare essential. Warm and breathable, a Craghoppers
fleece will make you expedition that much more comfortable and bearable.
seems like such an obvious item to suggest but there is a big difference between
have a pair of walking boots and having a high quality pair of walking boots.
Walking for a few days straight can put real strain on your feet so having a
pair of warm, comfortable and waterproof boots is certainly an essential.
Grisport’s range of leather walking boots are the perfect choice then for your