This year we have been working hard to gather items for use by people taking part in the D of E awards .
We have everything you need apart from the maps and walking boots.
We can supply the rucksacks, sleeping bags, tents, cookers , waterproofs, cooker fuel ( gas cartridges, meths and green fuel cells).
We have a range of tasty boil in the bag meals.
We also have the hot pack kits that contain the food , heater and a fork all in one handy pack.
New this year we have a range of dehydrated foods which are light weight and very tasty ( yes we have tested them out) . Also available by pre order are D of E ration packs.
Come in and talk to us about your needs
Group leaders please contact us if you require group orders / multi buys of items. 01732 454200. We will give a discount of 10% in store to group leaders on production of a valid I.D. Card.
The following items are from the awards suggested kit list .
We can provide competitive prices on all these items.
PERSONAL KIT (TO CARRY)
1x Large Rucksack (approximately 55-65litre capacity)
2x rucksack liners
1x Sleeping mat
1x Sleeping bag (in a waterproof bag)
1x Sleeping bag inner (optional)
1x Survival bag
1x Personal First Aid Kit
1x Torch & spare battery (e.g. small Maglite or Petzl headtorch)
1x Emergency food rations (NOT to be eaten until the end!)
1x Water bottle (e.g. Sigg or strong plastic, to hold 1 to 2 litres)
1x Knife, fork, spoon
1x Pocket Knife (small)
1x Box of matches (sealed in a dry container or bag)
1x Wash kit (small)
1x Towel (small)
1x Cagool/coat (it must be waterproof and windproof)
1x Waterproof overtrousers (essential for Gold & Wild Country)
GROUP KIT (to carry between the team)
2-3x Stoves (& fuel)
2-3x Cooking pots
1 Compass (Silva type)
Food (small & lightweight)