The DEA expeditions took
place over Easter 2008 (April 3 to April 6 2008) based at Darley Dale Methodist
which is not far from Matlock in the Peak District.
were two groups:
Group one were undertaking a Silver DEA test which was assessed by Paul Whitmell
and David Chaplin.
pleased to announce that this group passed the test. Congratulations to everyone
Group two were undertaking a pre Bronze expedition to see if DEA was for them.
pleased to note that everyone in this group expressed an interest in continuing
to a Bronze Trial at a
of this expedition we all visited the 1st Matlock BB and we joined in their
Company Night activities
teaching the principles of DEA, how to use a trangia stove and lastly we all
played a tune on their band instruments
which had not been used for 20 years!!
expedition was organised by Craig Barnes our DEA co-coordinator who did a
wonderful job bringing