Gold DofE group completes practice in Dartmoor

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The Gold DofE group have started their expedition in Dartmoor in the sunshine today. Although it has been cold, the visibility has been good and the group are making good progress.

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The start of the second day… Up and ready to go

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River stepping stones on Day 3
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The third night’s wild campsite, near a stream for their water.

Gold Final 2012

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Lovely weather in the Brecon Beacons for the start of the Gold Final. Above, the group meet their assessor; below, the group on Sunday morning as they start their expedition.

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Arrived at their first site, a field with a tap:
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And the second night…. Quite a long day walking. But finally arrived at farm…
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7.30 Tuesday morning, and the group are just leaving:
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The group arrived at their site in good spirits on Tuesday after walking over hills and along paths. Here they are at lunch:
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The final day, and the group leave at 6.30ish:
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Finished! The expedition was a challenge, and a success.
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