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Your favourite expedition tips

We’ve been sharing your expedition tips at #ExpedTips on Twitter this month. They’ve been popular, so we’re sharing the top 5 tips here. Do you have tips? Share them with us on Twitter.

  1. Worried about periods on expedition? @OutdoorsPeople have great advice: #ExpedTips http://ow.ly/SBHS30jvXeU
    three young women in the countryside with their arms above their head
  2. Look around before you look down. Gather information from what’s going on around you before you look at your map. #ExpedTips
    DofE group members looking at their surroundings outdoors
  3. Check for ticks. They may be small, but their impact can be big. Take precautions and carry a tick remover #ExpedTips http://ow.ly/Wh7330jkxK8 
  4. Wet boots? Pull a plastic bag over your dry socks and then pop on your boots. Will keep your socks from getting wet too. #ExpedTips – thanks @Bobinson1 for the tip
    DofE participant walking on rocks over a stream
  5. Get comfy! Break your boots in before your expedition. Go for a few day walks. Thanks @adventures_out for today’s #ExpedTips
    Young women with muddy boots

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