Personal Kit List:

Expedition: …………... DofE Expedition

C…….

No.

PERSONAL KIT:

Tick

Plastic Water bottle filled with water (approx 1- 2 litres)

1x

Black Bin bag (to keep gear dry inside your rucksack as they are not waterproof) . The rucksacks do have a rain cover but i would recommend the bin bag too.)

1x

Packed lunch (for Friday)

1x

Waterproof outer jacket (This can not be just shower proof or a fashion coat).

1x

Waterproof  trousers

1x

Pair Walking Boots (preferably with ankle support, if you are buying new boots, wearing them a few times before the expedition to break them in is recommended).

1x

warm hat

1x

 Pair Gloves

1x

Sun hat

2x

Baselayer tops (long or short sleeve, not cotton)

1x

Midlayer top (fleece material is good, not cotton)

1x

Outer layer (warm fleece or wool jumper for campsite as it can get cold in the evenings)

2x

Hiking trousers (not cotton)

1x

Hiking shorts (optional)

2x

Hiking socks (not cotton)

1x

Sleepwear (nights can be cold)

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Lip balm / sun cream /  hand sanitizer / tissues / wipes / small plastic bags for rubbish.  (These items can be taken as a group or individually)

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Zip lock bags (these are useful for keeping items dry)

1x

Spare pair socks (for campsite, can be cotton)

1x

Pair of Trainers (for campsite, can be left on minibus)

1x

Torch & spare batteries  (Head torch is preferable)

1x

Knife/Fork/Spoon/ mug / plate or bowl (plastic & named. These Items will have been discussed in their group as they may not need all of them)

1x

Toiletries: ( 1 small wash bag with tooth brush/ tooth paste/ hair brush/ deodorant / wet wipes

2x

Plastic carrier bags (for wet / dirty clothing and  hiking boots) 

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Personal medication: please inform your crew leader of any medication you need or will be bringing with you and hand over to them the morning of the expedition. Students must not keep medicines on them or self medicate without supervision!

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Plasters or blister plasters (compeed) for personal use

GROUP KIT:  This has been discussed in expedition groups and students will know what items they are responsible for.

1x Emergency iphone (decided in crew with crew leader. This needs to be fully charged)

Phones for group project work (decided in crew with crew leader and sims removed. Not needed for the practice expedition.

Pencil & paper

Group Food

Washing up stuff

Antibacterial hand gel

1x Toilet roll

Insect repellent

Sun cream

Group Equipment supplied by School:

Sleeping bag

Sleeping bag liner

Camping mat

Rucksack 65L with rain cover

Tent

2x Trangia stoves with bio gel

1x Map

Plastic map case

Route plan & route card

2x survival bag

2x Compass

Trowel

Tracking device

Hiking poles

First aid kit (excluding blister plasters)

Further equipment carried by staff only:

Mallets

Fire lighter (do not bring own matches or lighters!)

Student medication

Please email Mrs Goddard if you have any further questions. agoddard@xpschool.org

Kate ap Harri

Duke of Edinburgh Manager & OXP Lead

kapharri@xpschool.org