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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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  • 05/12/2016 12:18:14

    Words by tcshjbAdmin

    Join us for the Plas y Brenin Big Winter Walk!

    pyb-bigwinter-walkPlas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, North Wales
    28th - 29th January 2017

    We are proud to be partnered with Plas Y Brenin and bring you the Big Winter Walk for 2017!

    Based out of Plas Y Brenin National Mountain Centre in North Wales,  you can choose from a range of guided walks at a level that suits you or opt for a day of winter skills training, learning how to use an ice axe and crampons to keep you safe or improving your winter navigation skills. A weekend of incredible scenery, invaluable learning and great company.

    There will be evening workshops on all aspects of gear selection including boot and rucksack fitting provided by staff from us at Joe Brown where you can talk in depth about what clothing, footwear and equipment that is best suited to you.

    What’s included?
    You can choose from full board, including all meals and accommodation for two nights along with two guided day’s out on the hill in the stunning mountains of Snowdonia -  all for just £170.
    Or if you decide not to stay at Plas Y Brenin and join in for the day and evening activities, you can do so for just £105.

    This is going to be a great weekend! Book on now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.


    We hope to see you there!!





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