Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Trails Update: Widford Lodge School Group does Duke of Edinburgh

The Widford Lodge Group doing map reading and navigation in preparation for their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition.

The Wilderness Foundation's trails office, Dave Hedges, is facilitating the training for this including, campcraft, map and compassing and navigation work, kit packing, food, nutrition planning and cooking.

Next step is a practice expedition in North Yorkshire (next week) and in August they'll the be doing expedition proper in South Africa.

The Wilderness Foundation accredited as a Duke of Edinburgh Access Organisation.

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