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

    A bit about us

    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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  • DMM outdoor clothing

    DMM at Joe Brown

    We are very proud to be one of DMM's largest independent climbing retailers. Founded in 1981, in North Wales, DMM now celebrate with leading the field for innovation and quality for over 30 years. All of the climbing gear DMM make has been designed, tested and manufactured in-house at their factory in Llanberis, nestled right in the heart of Snowdonia. Everything is designed with a specific function or purpose in mind and here at Joe Brown you will find a great range of DMM climbing gear.

    What our Customers have to say about their DMM Purchases

    • DMM Alpha Trad - 5 pack Review

      By Scott on
      Excellent value and for such a simple solution to an annoying problem they are fantastic !! No more snagging on slings. I would definately recommend these and will be buying another set.
      YES Scott would recommend this item
    • DMM Alpha Trad - 5 pack Review

      By Oskar on
      Excellent carabiners, good size. Not the lightest but i prefer the shape and feel of these over other light biners i have tested. Good colours.
      YES Oskar would recommend this item
    • DMM Wallnut 1-11 Set Review

      By Jason on
      Excellent set of nuts. I really liked the large numbering on the wire if each nut which helped identify the sizes when climbing.
      YES Jason would recommend this item
    • DMM Wallnut 1-11 Set Review

      By Mark on
      Awesome - arrived on time. great service as always from the shop
      YES Mark would recommend this item

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