The DofE Expedition Kit List is your essential checklist when preparing the kit you need for your DofE expedition. All DofE Recommended Kit is fit for purpose for a DofE expedition.

Use the Expedition Kit List to work out what you have, what you need and where to get it. The Kit List is a guide – you should always check with your Leader that your kit is suitable for your particular expedition.

DofE Recommended Kit is selected on a number of criteria. Find out more.

Find out more about expedition kit needs and features in the DofE Expedition Kit Guide.

The DofE Expedition Kit List

Every item on the DofE Expedition Kit List is fit for purpose for your DofE expedition. Download to see what you need and what we recommend.

Explore the new Denali Pro Backpack

The latest Duke of Ediburgh’s recommended backpack from Vango for all your expedition needs.


Nikwax helps you stay comfortable on expedition

Nikwax products are designed to extend the life of your outdoor gear, keeping it performing as new for the long haul. With reliable waterproofing, your gear remains protected and comfortable even in unpredictable weather. Additionally, by not having to purchase new items every year, you can reduce waste and save money.


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We’re giving you 50% off our DofE Recommended Intensity 220 and Intensity 280 Head Torches with code ‘DOFE50’!


Kit to unlock your potential

From Waterproof Jackets and Half Zip Fleeces to Walking Boots and Legwear, Craghoppers have you covered! Our Outdoor Clothing ensures you get the most out of your adventure!