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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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  • Black Diamond outdoor equipment

    Black Diamond at Joe Brown

    Black Diamond is committed to building clean, functional equipment that stands up to the rigours of vertical life. Since 1957, Black Diamonds innovative gear designs have set the standards in numerous areas. This is partly the result of dedication, desire and diligence on the part of an incredible team of people. It's also the result of each of them being climbers and skiers themselves. At Joe Brown, we are proud to offer, what we believe to be, a fantastic range of climbing hardware and equipment by Black Diamond.

    What our Customers have to say about their Black Diamond Purchases

    • Black Diamond C4 Camalots Review

      By Damon on
      Bought the number 5 Camalot as have had a number 4 for many years and seem to be wanting to do wider off widths ! Very smooth operation and when placed properly are bombers. A bit weighty so wouldnt want to carry more than a few unless Im doing The Nose !
      YES Damon would recommend this item
    • Black Diamond C4 Camalots Review

      By Nick on
      An awesome bit of gear- arrived super quick on the Tuesday, and was using it on a gritstone jamming crack on the Thursday!
      YES Nick would recommend this item
    • Black Diamond Ultra Distance Poles Review

      By Williams on
      Used these poles on the Brecon 10 Peaks long course. Very light and easy to run with, When not being used to power up hills or control descents. Pack away well. I plan to use them on Alpine approaches later this month which i cant see being a drama.
      YES Williams would recommend this item

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