Hillgoers are an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
We offer training and expedition programmes to groups, schools, or individuals
Alternatively we can support your expedition, providing supervision or assessment
We also offer to train teams to National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) standards. Participants will work towards, as a minimum, the NNAS Bronze Award which is accredited with 2 credits at SCQF Level 4. Our instructors have also completed the NNAS Tutor award.
Please contact the team for more information or to discuss your requirements.
We offer the following expedition packages
4 days / 3 night
3 days / 2 nights
2 days / 1 night
* Discounted expedition price for fully subscribed double Gold & Silver expeditions (2 x 7 participants). Otherwise, Gold expedition price £200 and Silver expedition price £150pp. **Where an external assessor is required for single Gold and Silver expeditions (1 x 4-7 participants) an additional cost will be incurred.
Included in all our expeditions
Minimum of 1 fully qualified instructor per group of 7 participants
Fully qualified DofE Award assessor**
Emergency backup throughout the expedition
Pre-expedition planning meeting and/or preparation advice
Organisation of itineraries, venues, pick-ups & drop-off’s
Group equipment as detailed below
Participant kit lists
Included as part of your expedition package;
Stoves & fuel
First aid kit & survival bags
We can arrange transport to and from expedition locations (from a single start point)
Pre-expedition training including first aid.
Navigation Qualifications from the National Navigation Awards Scheme
The following items are available to purchase to support your DofE expedition and you can save 20% off RRP on selected item in our DofE shop.
Sleeping bags, sleeping mats, rucksacks, dry bags, water bottles, cups, meals, compasses, map cases, maps and head torches.