Useful External Links
- The Duke of Edinburgh's Award: The official source of information about all DofE matters
- Oxfordshire DofE: Useful information for participants, and people involved in the delivery of DofE in Oxfordshire
- Sports Leaders UK: Outdoor qualifications suitable for leading groups in non-mountainous country in the UK
- Mountain Training UK: Information about the nationally-recognised outdoor qualifications required for leading groups in the upland/mountainous regions of the UK
- Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority: Details of OXPED's AALA licence are available here. Our licence details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Service, tel: 029 2075 5715.
The following are a set of useful links relating to outdoor activities and countryside access:
- www.emergencysms.org.uk : Describes how to register to send emergency text messages when a full mobile signal is unavailable
- www.mwis.org.uk : Mountain Weather Information Service
- www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/mountain-forecast/#?tab=mountainHome : Mountain area weather forecasts from the Met Office
- www.grough.co.uk : News and features relating to outdoor activities and countryside access, with a particular emphasis on reporting mountain rescue incidents
- A Mountain Info app is available for iOS and Android devices (and possibly others...) that provides some basic advice for people venturing into the mountains. Obtain the app via the appropriate online stores.
OXPED CIC provides the above links in good faith, and takes no responsibility for the content of external websites.