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Duke of Edinburgh's Award recommends SILVA compass

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Cicerone are delighted that the Silva Expedition 4 Compass, endorsed by DofE in 2013 as ‘recommended kit’, is available at a special discount price on the Cicerone website. The Expedition 4 compass is ideal for navigation at all levels of ability, and can be purchased at a special price of £20.00.

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The Expedition 4 compass is ideal for navigation at all levels of ability, and can be purchased at a special price of £20.00 at the checkout when you are purchasing any printed guidebook. The compass is also recommended in one of Cicerone's navigation instruction books – Map and Compass or Navigation (mini-guide) written by Cicerone author and SILVA navigation instructor Pete Hawkins.

Silva Ltd announced that The Duke of Edinburgh Award confirmed DofE endorsement and ‘recommended kit’ status to the new Silva Carry Dry Large Map Cases , along with a generic recommendation of Silva compasses including the popular choices for DofE participants: the entry-level Field Compass, mid-level Ranger Compass and the Expedition 4 Compass for the more adventurous young navigators.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a youth development charity which supports over 300,000 young people every year to build confidence and self-esteem while developing skills for life and work. The DofE recommended kit ensures that the 14 to 24 year old participants of The Duke of Edinburgh Award are fully equipped to deal with the challenges they will face during the completion of their task by providing them with a list of durable, high-quality products.

Silva Marketing Manager, Kevin Thomson said “The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is not only an amazing charity but an organisation which encourages young people to go out and reach their full potential, with a particular focus on outdoor activity. Having our products recommended to over 300,000 DofE participants a year is a real honour".

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