Equipment List

Equipment for your expedition

You will need to bring the following Kit on your DofE expedition.  There is a hire form below that you can use to order anything you need to borrow.  If it is not contained within the form we are not able to lend it.  Please note, things on the hire form are not in then list below…

Individual Clothing (mandatory):

  • 2 pairs walking socks
  • 2 pairs sock liners (optional)
  • 2-3 t-shirts
  • Thermal t-shirt (optional)
  • 2 fleece tops or similar
  • 2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Nightwear
  • 1 pair of trainers (optional)
  • Warm hat &/or sunhat (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair gloves (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair shorts (if appropriate)
  • Suncream (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair gaiters (optional)
  • Cagoule/coat (waterproof & windproof)
Individual Gear:

  • Small quantity of money (optional)
  • Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Walking Boots
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Notebook & pen/pencil
  • Watch
  • Whistle
  • Torch (handheld or head torch)
  • Spare batteries & bulb for torch
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Emergency food rations
  • Water bottle (1-2 Litres)
  • Knife Fork & Spoon Set
  • Plate/bowl Lifeventure – Camping Bowl, Camping Plate,
  • Camping Mug
  • Wash kit
  • Towel
Group Gear (we Provide):

  • Tent
  • Trangia
  • Camping stove fuel in an appropriate Trangia – Fuel Bottle
  • Cooking pans (Included with Trangia stoves)
  • Scourers
  • Maps (1:25 000)
  • Compass(es)
  • Map cases
  • Camera (optional)
  • Toilet paper
  • Tea towels
  • Plastic bags (for rubbish etc.)

A list of equipment we can lend to you for your DofE expedition is below. You can choose to borrow equipment from us if you need it but you must order it ahead of time. You will be assigned equipment on a first come first served basis. Each piece of equipment is numbered, please note you will be charged for any lost or broken equipment.


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