THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD RECOMMENDED WALKING BOOTS
HI-TEC® is proud to be in partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) as The Recommended Kit manufacturer for expedition walking boots. The DofE Expedition Kit List recommends a specifically selected and widely available range of HI-TEC® walking boots for DofE Expeditions.
The HI-TEC® expedition walking boots recommended by the DofE are the Raven Mid WP, Eurotrek Lite WP, Bandera II WP, Bandera Lite WP, Aysgarth WP, Ravine WP, Summit WP, Psych Mid WP and Reflex WP. All styles are widely available from all good nationwide outdoor retailers including the DofE Recommended Retailers of Expedition Kit - GO Outdoors, Blacks Outdoors, Millets, Ultimate Outdoors, and Tiso.
Ian Cameron, Managing Director, Hi-Tec Europe Ltd comments, “HI-TEC® is extremely proud and honoured to be named as the Recommended Kit supplier for expedition boots. It is a true badge of honour for HI-TEC® and the best commendation of our footwear. We look forward to working in close partnership with the DofE team to support their inspirational charity work which transforms the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life”.
Siobhan Cronin, Head of Commercial, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award comments, “Here at the DofE, we remain true to our founding principle of providing a program of personal development which is open to all, regardless of their background or financial situation. HI-TEC® expedition walking boots will be a great addition to the DofE Recommended Kit List, helping to support participants and parents with a range of expedition walking boots to fit growing feet at affordable prices.”
Find out more @ www.dofe.org/shopping/expedition-kit/walking-boots/
ESSEX WILDLIFE TRUST
Hi-Tec are extremely proud GOLD Corporate Partner Sponsors of the Essex Wildlife Trust. It is essential, as a local business, to support the fundraising and campaigning efforts of the Trust. The Essex Wildlife Trust ensure the superb maintenance of our local conservation, environment, parks and wildlife. They are a superb team and we love this partnership.
Find out more @ www.essexwt.org.uk
ESSEX AIR AMBULANCE
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is not part of the NHS and receives limited Government funding therefore as an Essex based company is it essential we support them!
EHAAT are a charity that relies on monies that people and organisations donate. Our companies support goes to ensure that we are part of the solution in providing free life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) for the critically ill and injured of Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.
Find out more @ www.ehaat.org
Hi-Tec works very closely to support UK’s largest walking and leisure activity holidays company HF Holidays. HF Holidays are a long term partner working on joint consumer promotional activities to encourage and communicate the benefits of all outdoor leisure activities to everyone. For more information visit www.hfholidays.co.uk
Hi-Tec have recently partnered with Forest Holidays, provider of luxury eco-sensitive holiday cabins in UK Forestry Commission locations. Perfect for people who love the great outdoors; families, couples and groups of friends alike – you can even bring the dog! Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the forest, explore your surroundings on foot or by bike and then soak in your private hot tub – the possibilities are endless. For more information visit www.forestholidays.co.uk
VISIT PEAK DISTRICT
Hi-Tec continues to partner the Peak District and Derbyshire’s tourism board, Visit Peak District. This area spans Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire in the heart of England and is home to market towns, pretty villages, historic houses, famous attractions and hundreds of traditional events. From rugged moorland to rolling hills and dales, and lush meadows to leafy forests; the Peak District has some of the country’s finest scenery just waiting to be explored. For more information visit www.visitpeakdistrict.com
THE CAMPING AND CARAVANNING CLUB
Hi-Tec work in partnership with The Camping and Caravanning Club by supporting the world’s oldest and largest Club for all forms of camping and with over 500,000 members. For more information visit www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
CAMINO DE SANTIAGO TRAIL
Some walkers are inspired by an interest in the culture, others do it out of a spiritual conviction and others approach it as a personal challenge. This trail can be found in northern Spain and is walked by hundreds of thousands of people each year. Hi-Tec sponsors numerous walkers each year to ensure they are fully equipped for their adventurous travels.