Beastmaking

A fingers-first approach to becoming a better climber

Author: Ned Feehally

Series title:

Paperback publication date: 16 Sep 2021

Paperback ISBN: 9781839810091

‘If you want to get a good insight into training and you want to improve your climbing, it’s worth checking out Beastmaking. You’ll find lots of training advice and also little tricks from someone who knows what it takes to climb hard.’ – Alexander Megos

Beastmaking by Ned Feehally is a book about training for climbing. It is designed to provide normal people – like you and me – with the tools we need to get the most out of our climbing. It features sections on finger strength, fingerboarding, board training, mobility and core, and includes suggested exercises and workouts.

‘When it comes to training for climbing, you are your own experiment.’

Beastmaking by Ned Feehally is a book about training for climbing.

It is designed to provide normal people – like you and me – with the tools we need to get the most out of our climbing.

It is written by one of the world’s top climbers and a co-founder of Beastmaker.

It features sections on finger strength, fingerboarding, board training, mobility and core, and includes suggested exercises and workouts.

There are insights from some of the world’s top climbers, including Alex Honnold, Shauna Coxsey, Adam Ondra, Alex Puccio and Tomoa Narasaki.

Free from jargon, it is intended to provide enough information for us to work out what we need to train, and to help us to train it.

Ned Feehally is one of the world’s top climbers and co-founder of Beastmaker, which manufactures wooden fingerboards and climbing training apparatus. He has been climbing for over twenty years, is a three-time British bouldering champion, has competed in world cup finals, and has been at the heart of pushing climbing standards in the UK over the last ten years. He is obsessive about data-led training but passionate about communicating what works and what doesn’t to regular climbers, which is what led him to write Beastmaking. He has climbed multiple Font 8cs, and in 2017 he climbed Trust Issues in Rocklands on his first attempt, joining a very small group of climbers to have flashed Font 8b+. In 2020 he made the first ascent of The Boss, one of the hardest problems on gritstone. He lives in Sheffield with his wife, Shauna Coxsey.

Discounts & P&P

From Friday 1 April 2022, we offer 25% off to all newsletter subscribers. Simply sign up to our newsletter here to receive your discount code. If you're already a subscriber, we'll remind you of the code every time we send out a newsletter.

In addition, we offer FREE UK P&P for orders of £15 or more, along with options to upgrade the delivery service at checkout.

Postage costs are dependent on order weight (book/s weight plus packing materials) and are calculated automatically upon checkout, before payment is taken. Full details of our delivery and returns information, valid from 1 April 2022 can be found here

UK Delivery

UK orders are sent Royal Mail Second Class as standard and should arrive within two to three working days. Shipping is free for orders of £15 or more and £1.95 for orders under £15. The option to upgrade UK shipping to Royal Mail 24 Next Day Delivery is available at checkout.

International Delivery

International orders are sent by Royal Mail International Tracked. Deliveries can take between a few days and a couple of weeks to arrive, depending on the delivery location. Please contact us if your country is not listed.

Dispatch

Online orders received through the Vertebrate Publishing Adventure Books website are dispatched from our office in Sheffield, UK. Orders received before 1 p.m. are dispatched the same day, orders received after 1 p.m. are usually dispatched the following business day. We will send you a notification email when your order has been dispatched. If we are temporarily out of stock of a title we will advise by email. 

Payment

Payment is made safely and securely using Shopify, which incorporates the world's leading payment gateways, including Stripe, Apple Pay and Google Pay. You can also check out with PayPal. All payments are handled directly by these payment gateways and Vertebrate Publishing Adventure Books does not process or store any cardholder details on the Adventure Books website.

Returns

We will happily refund or exchange any item that is returned to us in an unused, as new condition. If you want to make a return, contact us with your details. Once we've received the item(s), we will credit your account. If the item is faulty or damaged or we have sent the incorrect item we will refund postage.

If you're returning something because it's not suitable, you'll need to pay the postage costs to return it to us. We process most returns the day they arrive with us, and certainly within seven working days. Goods must be returned to us within 21 days.

  • FREE UK shipping for orders over £15
  • Sign up to our newsletter for 25% off
  • Secure checkout