Posts Tagged D of E

En Route 65 – Good for Backpacking & Travel

We put the En Route 65 backpack to the test, both in outdoor use and for travelling.

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Vitalise Base T- Shirt & Ionic II Half Zip Fleece

Here are a couple of really useful clothes when going outdoors. They are also approved for DofE expeditions.

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Wigwam Kids Hiking Socks: Tried & Tested

We give some kids hiking socks from Wigwam a test. We cover why you should get special socks for hiking and what to look for when buying them.

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Lifesystems Intensity 220 Head Torch Review

We found this Head Torch slightly larger than our others, but it is by far the brightest.

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D of E Volunteering: It’s not just hiking in the hills

There’s a lot more to the DofE Award than just hiking. There’s an element that involves volunteering, but it’s not always so easy to find opportunities…

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Sleeping Bag Liners – What and Why

Not sure why you would want to get a sleeping bag liner? We look at what they are for and why you would want to get one, plus we review and compare two sleeping bag liners.

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Doing my D of E Bronze Expedition Practice Run

Know someone doing the D of E Bronze award? Here’s Lucy to tell you what the D of E Expedition practise run was like.

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What Clothes to Wear for the D of E Expedition

Are you doing a D of E Expedition and not sure what to wear or how to wear it correctly to stay warm? This post will help you get it right.

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How to pitch a D of E Tent in Four Steps

Doing the D of E but not pitched a tent before? We show you how to pitch a D of E Tent in four simple steps.

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Choosing a Rucksack for Teenagers – as recommended by Scouts and D of E

Kids still need to get out when they’re teens, but they’re not always quite into adult sizes yet. We look at the D of E and Scouts recommend backpack and review the Vango Contour 50+10S.

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