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    High Street, Llanberis, Caernarfon, LL55 4HA. View the map
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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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    Patagonia Outdoor Clothing at Joe Brown

    Founded in 1972 by Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia makes exceptional clothing. In the outdoor industry, Patagonia are one of the most environmentally aware clothing manufacturers around. Since its beginnings, Patagonia has had a strong ethical ethos. Patagonia donates their time, services and at least 1% of their sales goes to hundreds of grassroots environmental groups all over the world. Staying true to their core values during thirty-plus years in business has helped them to create a company they're proud to run and for us at Joe Brown, proud to stock.

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    • Patagonia R1 Hoody Review

      By Martin on
      Best mid layer I have owned by a mile! Compared to a traditional micro fleece this is much much warmer, very breathable, and a bit lighter at the same time. Balaclava style hood and thumb holes on sleeves are a nice addition too.
      YES Martin would recommend this item

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