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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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  • 24/04/2017 11:31:16

    Words by tcshjbAdmin

    WIN - set of 5 Wild Country Friends in our FREE prize draw!


    We love a good competition, especially when the prize is as good as this! Alongside Wild Country, we are offering a superb prize of a set of five Wild Country Friends, sizes 0.5, 0.75, 1, 2 and 3.

    This is a prize worth £300!!

    Wild Country Friends:
    Throughout their 38 year tenure, although the construction has changed, their essence remains the same. At the heart of each iteration has been the definitive 13.75 cam angle; described, refined and developed by Wild Country and proven in thousands of miles of cracks climbed since 1977!

    The New Friend now has a twin axle design that puts this cam on a comparable level to the other market leaders by providing greater stability when placed in irregular features. Now with hollow axles (Patented) which are stiffer for less weight,  Wild Country have removed the anodisation on the cam lobes and made the stem longer to give a more secure grip and the ability to place further into a crack system. A new 12mm dyneema sling is agile and easily extended, saving time and the weight of having to use a quickdraw on each Friend.


    All you have to do to enter, and it really is very simple, is enter your email and name below:


    FANCY DOUBLING YOUR ENTRY?…. If you share our ‘Wild Competition Friends Prize Draw’ competition post on Facebook we will enter you again – so you’ll have not one, but TWO entries!
    (This is the post pinned to the top of our page)

    Closing date for all entries is MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY 26TH MAY 2017

    Please see here for full competition terms and conditions

    Good Luck!!