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    High Street, Llanberis, Caernarfon, LL55 4HA. View the map
  • Who are we?

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    Purveyors of the very finest climbing equipment for 50 years.

    Joe Brown is considered the foremost rock climber and mountaineer of his generation, and perhaps the greatest all round mountaineer ever. You can read a biography of his climbing career if you click here.

    In 1966 Joe opened the Llanberis climbing shop with his wife Val. The Capel Curig shop opened a couple of years later and over the years the shops have earned the reputation of being among the best specialist climbing equipment and outdoor gear shops in the UK.

    As an independent mountaineering, climbing equipment and outdoor business we focus on providing honest and personal advice, as well as great ranges of mountaineering, rock climbing, ice climbing, walking, hiking, expedition and alpine climbing equipment.

    So if you find yourselves visiting Snowdonia, which we hope you will, please pop in and see us at one of our locations in Llanberis or Capel Curig. You will be sure to find an Alladin's cave of technical gear and equipment from all the major quality specialist outdoor brands. Or if at home or work then enjoy browsing or shopping on our web site.

    Most of all though enjoy your time outdoors whatever your pastime, have fun and be safe!

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  • High Profile Move for Joe Brown Shops

    tcshjbAdmin | 15/06/2017 11:33:57

    We are very proud and excited to announce that Joe Browns Capel Curig will be moving just a few paces East onto the A5 Junction! Having traded happily from our original location next to the public toilets, we are now pride of place on the key junction of the A5 and A4086, the gateway to Ogwen, Snowdon and Betws.... More

    Joe Brown Press Release - 31st October 2016

    tcshjbAdmin | 31/10/2016 16:56:39

    On March 28th 1966 Val and Joe Brown opened the doors to their Llanberis shop and became pioneers of the fledgling outdoor retail industry. When we entered discussions to buy the business in 2005 we were VERY conscious of the sizeable shoes we were about to fill and are extremely proud to be able to continue the legacy.... More

    About Joe Brown

    tcshjbAdmin | 17/02/2014 15:57:25

    Joe Brown was considered the foremost rock climber and mountaineer of his generation, and perhaps the greatest all round mountaineer ever. You can read a full biography of his climbing career if you click here.    .... More