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Duke of Edinburgh Equipment
DUKE OF EDINBURGH EXPEDITION KIT LIST
Below is the Official Duke of Edinburgh expedition kit list taken from The Duke of Edinburgh website. Please understand that these items are not essential but recommended from industry professionals.
Our favourite key items...
It may be daunting looking at the expedition list and seeing so many items that you need to buy, but please dont worry as these are only recommendations and not essentials. We have highlighted below three items that come highly recommended for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards
Model - Vango Banshee 200 Tent
Price - £94.99
Description - The Banshee model is Vango's long established enduring trekking tent. Packed with features, it has a compact pack size and provides an easy to assemble, stable tent. Ideal when camping with friends for dual access or for extra storage. An excellent choice for anything from hiking to overseas travel.
Model - Vango Ultralite 600 Long Sleeping Bag
Price - £89.99
Description - The Vango Ultralite 900 Long is a longer sleeping bag than the standard Ultralite 900, with an internal length of 220cm. Max User Height: 205cm, allowing room to stretch your toes out! Designed for long distance backpacking and wild camping, the Ultralite lives up to its name; lightweight with a small pack size without compromising on warmth. The off-set double layer construction, enhanced with Vango's Thermal Embrace System, keeps cold spots at bay to ensure a peaceful nights sleep.
Model - Vango Contour 60+10 Rucksack
Price - £74.99
Description - The Vango Contour 60+10 is one of the recommended options for DofE groups, backpackers or school groups. For custom fit and comfort the QA adjust system allows the user to customise the back length making it perfect for multiple users sharing carrying duties, or growing bodies.