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Specialists in DofE Expeditions, bushcraft and outdoor training.

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Why Choose Us?

  • We are highly professional and run DofE properly.  We work hard to see participants achieve real success without cutting corners.
  • We believe in what we are doing.  DofE is a fantastic vehicle for teaching new skills and developing young people and we are passionate about helping individuals to achieve their DofE Award.
  • We are a DofE Approved Activity Provider (AAP) and hold an Adventure Activity Licensing Authority (AALA) Licence for Trekking (Hillwalking and Mountaineering).  Feedback from DofE and AALA inspections has always been very positive.
  • All our instructors hold the Mountain Leader Award as a minimum qualification, are highly experienced DofE trainers, supervisors, and Accredited Assessors.  They are also all first aid trained and DBS checked.  Our Managing Director has 20 years experience of running DofE expeditions.
  • We employ the services of a highly experienced outdoor professional as our Technical Advisor and a qualified doctor as our Medical Advisor.
  • Our safety record is excellent; we maintain robust operating procedures and continuously strive for improvement.  Feedback is actively sought from all stakeholders and we are members of a number of professional bodies including the Institute for Outdoor Learning, the South Wales Outdoor Activities Providers Group and Natural Mid Wales.
  • We are one of the few providers that operate in the stunning Cambrian Mountains of Mid-Wales but we also have plenty of experience of running expeditions throughout England and Wales.
  • We tailor our programmes to your needs and ensure high levels of support and communication in the run up to an expedition. 

Testimonials

“All three instructors were excellent – the students were motivated by their teaching and they gave the students a wealth of skills which will enable them to succeed in their assessed expedition. The whole trip has been organised very well and has run very smoothly. Thank you very much!”

"Owen ran the weekend exceptionally well.  He gave very clear instructions to staff and students.  He formed very positive bonds with the students and so was able to get the best out of them."

“All safety measures in place. Excellent tutors and Course Director. Venue excellent and pupils taken through all safety procedures with walking activities to cooking.”

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