WHAT IS INCLUDED WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR AN EXPEDITION

BEFORE EXPEDITION

  • Support throughout the application process from our dedicated and friendly team
  • On-going help and advice on anything you need from the experts in our UK office
  • Welcome pack - including an expertly devised kit list, safety summary, fitness and fundraising guide, plus a branded t-shirt
  • Training weekend (April); help to get everything prepared, meet your fellow explorers and ask any questions
  • Support throughout your fundraising journey, including help with bursaries
  • An invitation to your expedition Facebook group, where you can chat with other explorers and discuss anything in more detail

ON EXPEDITION

  • Continued technical training and acclimatisation
  • Leadership from world class expedition professionals
  • An adventurous expedition programme that exhilarates, challenges and inspires
  • All accommodation and subsistence (incl. ration packs and fresh food)
  • All basic expedition and group equipment (e.g. tents, stoves)
  • All required technical and safety equipment (e.g. ropes, helmets & harnesses)
  • The latest communications technology (e.g. satellite phones, yellowbricks, VHF radios)
  • 24/7 support network based in the UK
  • In country agents providing localised expertise

AFTER EXPEDITION

  • Welcome home pack
  • John Muir certificate 
  • Support with your D of E residential
  • An invitation to our “Next Steps” weekend – an opportunity to catch up with friends and receive expert training to make sure you make the most of this personal development moving forwards
  • An invitation to our prestigious Annual Gathering – you will have the opportunity to present your expedition at the RGS then join us for an incredible party
  • Lifetime membership of the British Exploring Society