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    Joe Brown
    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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  • Black Diamond outdoor equipment

    Petzl Climbing Gear at Joe Brown

    Since Petzl’s beginnings in caving, the company’s mission has remained constant: to offer practical solutions that allow people to progress at their chosen activity. Today that pioneering spirit, passion for exploration and ethic has not changed. More than forty years later, Petzl continues to invent products and provide solutions that allow sports enthusiasts and professionals to access some of the most inaccessible places. Petzl truly is the world’s leading manufacturer of safety products for the vertical domain!

    What our Customers have to say about their Petzl Purchases

    • Petzl Reverso 4 Belay Device Review

      By Oskar on
      Excellent for belaying someone following, would not go multi pitch without it
      YES Oskar would recommend this item
    • Petzl Grigri 2 Belay Device Review

      By Seadoo on
      Top quality product and really easy to use. Feel very safe on this.
      YES Seadoo would recommend this item

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