plan your expedition

Its nearly time for the Duke of Edinburg Awards Expeditions. You will need to plan what kit you will need.

Most important are as follows:

Walking boots

We stock Grisport, Hitec, Northwest Territory

Good quality walking socks, Bridgedale, 1000 mile blisterfree, Grisport

Nikwax proofings for your footwear


Good quality sleeping bags

Lightweight but warm is vital. Try Snugpak, Vango or Regatta


Comfortable backpack

We stock Highlander 66 litre rucksacks. This size is suitable for all 3 awards

These are available in various colours, fully adjustable and are multi pocketed

Team these up with highlander drybags to ensure your kit is clean and dry.


Food & drink supplies

We also stock wayfarer ready to eat meals, sporks, mugs, plates and mess tins.

These come in a variety of choices, breakfasts, main course, puddings

Keeping hydrated is very important

We stock refillable water bottles , hydration bladders camping gas, methylated spirits mugs plates torches.

Just call in store for friendly advice


We are a family run business, so pop into see our extensive range, or buy online
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