D of E Kit List

D of E Kit List


Duke of Edinburgh Kit List 
These are the items you will need when undertaking a DofE expedition. This is to be used as a GUIDE only. DofE participants and leaders can get a great discount , leaders will receive 20% and participants 10% (Discount only available in our store in Stourbridge) off expedition clothing and equipment.

Clothing

  • 1 Pair of Broken in Walking Boots (broken in)
  • 2 Pair of Walking Socks 
  • 2 Pair of Sock Liners (optional)
  • 2-3 T-shirt
  • Baselayer (optional)
  • 2 Fleece or simular
  • 2 Walking Trousers (not jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Sports bra (optional)
  • Nightwear
  • 1 All terrain shoes (optional)
  • Warm hat or sunhat (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair of gloves (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair of shorts (if appropriate)
  • Suncream (if appropriate)
  • 1 Pair gaiters (optional)
  • Cagoule/coat (waterproof & windproof)
  • Over trousers (waterproof & windproof)
Personal Kit
  • Rucksack - approximately 55-65 litre capacity
  • Rucksack Liner (or 2 plastic bags)
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Sleeping Bag 3+ season
  • Waterproof Bag for storing sleeping bag
  • Sleeping Bag Liner (optional)
  • Survival Bag - Emergency Bivvy
  • Notebook & Pen/Pencil
  • Watch
  • Whistle 
  • Torch (handheld or head torch)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Emergency Food Rations
  • Water Bottle (1-2 Litres)
  • Knife, Fork and Spoon
  • Small pocket knife/pocket tool
  • Plate/Bowl
  • Mug
  • Box of Matches (in waterproof bag)
Group Kit (to be carried by the team)
  • Tents
  • Camping Stoves
  • Camping Stove Fuel
  • Cooking Pots
  • Scourers
  • Maps (1:50,000 / 1:25,000)
  • Compass(es)
  • Map Cases
  • Camera (optional)
  • Toilet paper
  • Tea Towels
  • Food (lightweight)
  • Plastic Bags (for rubbish etc)
Additional Optional Kit
  • Storm Shelter
  • Insect repellent
  • Mosquito Net
  • Emergency lightsticks
  • Water purifying tablets
  • Travel plug
  • Waterproof bags
  • Secure Money Pouch
  • Survival Pack