Mountain Skills Courses

Private Courses

I can run any of my courses privately for groups, friends, families and clubs. 

See below for details or just get in touch.


Bespoke for you...

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Are you after a:

  • Particular course but the advertised dates clash with your diary?

  • Private course for you, friends, family, colleagues or your club/society? Particularly university outdoors clubs?

  • Different format (over a number of different days/evenings for example)?

  • Different location to run the course nearer you?

  • Mountain Leader (Summer) or Rock Climbing Instructor refresher - I'm not a provider of NGBs, but I can provide the experience and I know what the assessors are looking for. I can also provide a two-day/overnight expedition (if you are a member of Mountain Training Association I only charge £60 per person per day or £120 for a 2-day overnight refresher).

Then please just get in touch to discuss options.


I always try and strike a balance between being affordable and courses going ahead versus rigid pricing so I take into account various factors such as the size of the group, location, season, complexity of the terrain and length of time out etc.

Minimum numbers (as listed on the relevant course page) still apply or equivalent cost if you have fewer than that.

Costs (and discounts for multi-person bookings) still apply and will be roughly those of regular courses.


However for private bookings:

  • If you are booking maximum places for a course there is a further discount.

  • For hillwalking / mountaineering clubs and societies who might want to form a strategic and regular partnership there will be further discounts on regular bulk bookings.

  • I may need to bring in additional qualified instructors to ensure we have the best instructor:client ratios if there are more than the maximum places offered and that raises the cost slightly.

  • It will be cheaper to book a private course during the week than at weekends.



Simply send me an email and we'll arrange a call to discuss what you're looking for.

Once we've agreed on a plan you'll be happy with, I'll forward you a booking form to complete and payment details. I can't (yet) take online bookings for bespoke events.

I'm often out in the mountains so it's best to start off with an email - I'll respond as soon as I get back to civilisation! 


Bespoke Courses - Frequently asked questions

I have no experience cooking Ramen. Can I participate in any course?

Yes. No problem. You do not have to hesitate to take part in the course even if you have no experience since there are only two persons in the class: you and a lecturer.

Can I really learn in a short time?

You do not have to worry about it as you can learn under the one-to-one guidance, resolving your questions from time-to-time in the class. We also provide free consultation services by phone or e-mail after your graduation.

There are many different types of Ramen. What kinds of Ramen do you give guidance about?

We prepare basic recipes for soup, noodles, flavor, oil and various toppings. Additionally, we’ll help you learn how to make various kinds of Ramen by arranging and combining them in different ways. Our class will also help guide you to create your own Ramen recipe.

How long is daily guidance?

About 7 or 8 hours a day.

Can I take photos or videos during the class?

You are free to take pictures or videos.

How can I pay tuition?

We will send an invoice from QUICKBOOKS when you apply. Once you enter your bank information, you can complete the payment without any fees. After payment, your reservation will be confirmed.


Summer Mountain Leader

Winter Mountain Leader

Rock Climbing Instructor

NNAS Tutor

+44 07968207779

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