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The Mill Adventure Base – DofE Gold Mountain Bike Qualifying Expedition – May/June 2023

The Mill Adventure Base Approved Activity Provider (AAP) is planning an Open Gold Mountain expedition training/ practice & qualifying expedition programme based in Nottinghamshire, and Derbyshire. This programme is suitable for students already enrolled as a Gold DofE participant and fancy a unique and exciting way to finish off their DofE expedition journey. No previous experience is necessary in mountain biking.

Why us?

The Mill Adventure base AAP has been delivering DofE expeditions for Nottinghamshire schools and students since 2013. As an approved DofE Expedition provider and part of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Notts Outdoors Team, all our staff are highly experienced, qualified, DBS checked & first aid trained. Safe working practices following national guidance, risk assessments, operational procedures and government advice will be followed.

The qualifying expedition is a remote supervised expedition enabling the participants to meet all the twenty conditions. It will take place in the Northern area of the Dark Peak, Derbyshire. And will involve a journey taken in some of the wildest parts of the peak district.


Camp fees, stoves, stove gas, tents, expedition rucksack, bike hire and safety equipment. Transport to and from the Qualifying expedition, qualified supervisors and assessors using both direct and remote supervision, maps & compasses and assessor report. Professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

Not Included

Food, personal equipment, transport to training weekend and practice weekend, personal items insurance.

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