How long will my open DofE expedition last?

As we prepare for the Duke of Edinburgh Open Expedition season to begin there are lots of questions, we are asked about what to expect. The most common being ‘How long will my open DofE expedition last?’ Young people are often surprised when we remind them that there is a practice and qualifying expedition. The […]

DofE Expedition Training Framework

DofE Expedition Training Framework

For many DofE participants the expedition section may be seen as the most challenging part of the Award. To support the completion of this section DofE provide a comprehensive training framework for leaders and participants to use. The framework can be used to plan training and final expeditions. Here at Mountain Water Expeditions we always […]

DofE Expedition Training:
How to use The Trangia Stove

The Trangia Stove

For many of you who work or volunteer with the running of DofE expeditions in schools, colleges or work with DofE community groups this time of the year would normally be one of the busiest times in your expedition calendar. You will have been in the midst of planning DofE expeditions and training expeditions for […]

20 conditions of the DofE Expedition

20 Conditions Of The DofE Expedition

Dofe Expedition Services for Schools and Groups For many of you who work or volunteer with the running of DofE expeditions is schools, colleges or work out in the community with DofE expedition groups this time of the year will probably be one of the busiest times in your calendar. You will be in the […]

The backroom staff to our DofE AAP Expedition & Gold Residential Services

DofE AAP Expedition And Gold Residential Services We normally try to keep our news articles fun and client related but it would be very easy to not give a mention to the back-room staff who keep these wheels on Mountain Water Expeditions rolling. For the past month or so this vital part of our team […]

Bronze DofE Expedition Assessment – West Pennine Moors

This weekend the St Peter’s RC High School DofE teams have timed their expedition perfectly! In-between cooling off in the high pressure rain drops, the groups are skipping merrily over the North-West moors above the Anglezarke reservoir, soon all arriving into camp for their Bronze DofE Expedition Assessment. High temperatures mean that it is all systems go at Mountain […]

DofE Bronze Expedition Training

This weekend marks the second of our large DofE Bronze Expedition Training weekends for St Peters RC school Orrell, Wigan. We were joined by 47 pupils from the school making up 9 bronze expedition teams. The weekend weather has been a great with the sun shining for most of the expedition which took place over on the […]