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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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  • Plas Y Brenin/Joe Brown Big Winter Walk

    tcshjbAdmin | 30/01/2017 13:30:07

    Driving up through the Llanberis Pass to Plas y Brenin on Friday afternoon I was looking at the snow free peaks and seriously considering re-branding the weekend the Big Winterless Walk – there were the occasional, miniscule patches of snow but certainly nothing visible to get excited about. Oh dear. My consolation was that the goodly folk of.... More

    Join us for the Plas y Brenin Big Winter Walk!

    tcshjbAdmin | 05/12/2016 12:18:14

    Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, North Wales 28th - 29th January 2017 .... More

    Technical Winter Booklet - Now available!

    tcshjbAdmin | 24/11/2016 10:05:01

      We are extremely please to bring you the second edition of the Joe Brown Shops Technical Winter Booklet! This has been a labour of love over the.... More

    Plas y Brenin – proud to be a recommended retailer

    tcshjbAdmin | 20/02/2014 15:59:28

    Nestled deep in the heart of Snowdonia, Plas y Brenin’s location is unrivalled as a destination for adventure activities of all kinds. For almost 60 years Plas y Brenin has been running courses and holidays in outdoor activities, introducing.... More