Open Duke of Edinburgh Lake District Expeditions

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Silver Open Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

D of E Silver Award Practise and Qualifying Expeditions

If you have missed your D of E practice or qualifying expedition, through illness, holiday, trip or exam clashes, then Badger Adventures will be running OPEN expeditions on the below dates. Badger Adventures can cater for groups or individuals.

Location

The practice and the qualifying expeditions will be delivered in the Peak District, in some of the countries most beautiful scenery. The expedition will take place in wild country.

There are good public transport links, rail links and bus services to Buxton. Badger Adventures can collect from Buxton Railway Station.

Itinerary For Practise Expedition
DayTrek Description
1 Arrive at the Bunkhouse/Yha/Bunkbarn- Full kit check and food check(nb you will need to have all your food for you expedition) and Route Planning.
2 Execute your first days route, with instructor doing more Navigational Skills, and becoming fully aquainted with Badger adventures emergency procedures, with full rucksacks. Tent and stove demo when you arrive at camp and then cook dinner and set camp up and settle down for the night
3 and 4 Execute the route that you have planned, with your instructor remotely supervising

Get to Finish, clean and hand in group kit and then travel home
Itinary for Qualifying
DayTrek Description
1 Arrive at the Bunkhouse/Yha/Bunkbarn- Full kit check and food check(nb you will need to have all your food for you expedition) and Route Planning.
2,3 and 4 Execute the route that you have planned, with your instructor remotely supervising

Get to Finish, clean and hand in group kit and then travel home

Included

  • 1 nights accomadation in bunkhouse/yha
  • Camping Fees
  • Group Equipment (Tents, stoves and Gas, Maps, First aid kits, Group Shelter)
  • Quality Accredited supervisors and assessors ( Mountain Leader and First Aid Qualifications)

Not included

  • Transport to the area
  • Accommadation when you finish the exped
  • Food on the Bunkhouse Nights( can be bought at the YHA/ Communal Kitchen)
  • Food for the duration of your Exped
  • Your Personal Equipment
  • Compasses
 
  • No. of people (min): 6
Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice £180 per person
2018 Silver D.o.E Practice Dates
Monday 9th Apr - Thursday 12th Apr
Peak District
Monday 23rd Jul - Thursday 26th Jul
Peak District
Monday 23rd Jul - Thursday 26th Jul
Peak District
2019Silver D.o.E Practice Dates TBC.
Silver Duke of Edinburgh Qualifying £180 per person
2018 Silver D.o.E Qualifying Dates
Friday 24th Aug - Monday 27th Aug
Peak District
Monday 22nd Oct - Thursday 25th Oct
Peak District
2019 Silver D.o.E Qualifying Dates TBC.
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