Practice & Qualifying Expeditions
The expeditions are a great experience and really good fun! Two expeditions must be completed:
- Practice Expedition
- Qualifying Expedition (assessed)
A Gold Expedition consists of a four day and three night hike, covering about 80km. It's physically challenging but you don't have to be incredibly fit to do it! As long as you get a bit of practice walking in beforehand anyone will be fine. You are completely self sufficient for the four days, carrying all of your Food, Clothing, Tents etc. However, the campsites all typically have water supplys and showers! You walk in groups of between 4 and 7 people.