The Joe Brown Shops (Est 1966) and The Climbers Shop (Est 1959)

With over 100 years of retail heritage our shops are incredibly proud to offer a huge choice of clothing and equipment for climbers, mountaineers, hillwalkers and trail runners. Our story was begun by pioneers back in the days when hemp ropes were all the rage. Today, our team are equally passionate about sharing their experience of the products we stock so you don’t have to experience the hard lessons they have already learned. To read about our journey and where we are heading click below….

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Latest News & Updates at The Climbers Shop and Joe Brown

Alongside Buffera Ltd (UK distributors of BUFF® Headwear), we are offering one very lucky person the chance to win an entry into the BUFF® Epic Trail Race taking place in The Aigüestortes and Sant Maurici Lake National Park, Spain on June 29th, 30th and July 1st 2018. The winner will also receive the total of €600.00 to cover.... More
The Climbers Shop (Est 1959) and The Joe Brown Shops (Est 1966) With over 100 years of retail heritage our shops are incredibly proud to offer a huge choice of clothing and equipment for climbers, mountaineers, hill walkers and trail runners. Our story was begun by pioneers back in the days when hemp ropes were all the.... More
  The season for getting out on to the crags is upon us (for some already started!) and nesting season is now in force. Listed below is listed what current restrictions there are around The Lake District. For locations further afield and more detail on the current restrictions, please visit the BMC Regional Access Database - https://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/.... More

Lake District Climbing - Bird Bans

tcsh | 26/03/2018 16:13:08
If you couldn’t make it to our Milton Keynes shop for our expedition Event last weekend – don’t worry......we have extended the chance to enter our Grand Prize draw and the even better news is that now you can enter online too! Working with our fantastic suppliers at Scarpa, Mountain Equipment, Rab, Petzl and.... More
There was fun, laughter, stories and even real-life icicles at our Expedition Event last weekend! Storm Emma arrived exactly on cue laying down five inches of snow to really get us in the mood and for those braving the elements outside there was a warm welcome inside our Milton Keynes shop as we celebrated all things expedition and launched our.... More

The Climbers Shop Expedition Event

tcsh | 06/03/2018 13:51:34
We are really pleased to support the Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival and Big Mountain Weekend. Following on from the success of last year, we are happy to say the event will be returning again on the first weekend of May 2018. We will have our presence down in Langdale with a rather good raffle of goodies to win. Hope to see.... More
Developed over the course of 3 years and refined through more than 35 prototypes. We are really pleased to introduce to you the new Tupilak range of packs by Mountain Equipment.   Mountain Equipment have done a superb job of designing, developing and refining a pack that every climber and mountaineer could ask for. Featuring exclusive,.... More
The Climbers Shop, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes 3rd & 4th March 2018 No matter what part of the world you are planning to travel to, make sure you pop along to the Climbers Shop in Stony Stratford Milton Keynes on the first Saturday.... More

Christmas Opening Times – Stony Stratfrod

tcsh | 21/12/2017 17:17:22

Christmas Opening Times – Ambleside

tcsh | 21/12/2017 16:11:59
If you require Christmas delivery, then the last days for ordering are listed below Unfortunately we cannot guarantee any European or international orders to be delivered by Christmas (from Monday 11th December) Standard Delivery / FREE UK Delivery .... More

Last Dates for Christmas Delivery

tcsh | 15/12/2017 13:27:35
If you require Christmas delivery, then the last days for ordering are listed below Unfortunately we cannot guarantee any European or international orders to be delivered by Christmas (from Monday 11th December) Standard Delivery / FREE UK Delivery .... More

Last Posting Dates for Christmas delivery

tcsh | 08/12/2017 09:29:09
Stuck for something to buy the runner in your life for Christmas? How about a limited edition picture of Lake District fell running legend Joss Naylor MBE signed by the man himself? *Prints will not have the Brathay watermark Joss is surrounded by fell running myths (most of which are actually true) and.... More
On Sunday 19th November US Ultra Running Athlete, Anton Krupicka paid us, and the Lake District a much anticipated visit.  The plan had been for his fans to have the chance to run with him, but unfortunately Anton was nursing an Achilles injury which meant he was unable to run. Those that signed up to run weren’t too.... More
Areas visited: Central At-Bashi Range, Kashkaratash River Valley, Tien Shan also Tash Rabat and Son-Kul Trip Leader: ISM Director and IFMGA Guide Adrian Nelhams (AN). Guides: Stuart McAleese (SM), Max Cole (MC), Alexei Potockiy (AP), Vladimir Komissarov (VK). Climbers: Stephen Taylor (ST), Jason Sheldrake (JS), Richard Walker (RW), Mark Aitken (MA),.... More

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