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 Climbers Shop

  Rock climbing is at the very core of our business so this summer we want to share our passion for the vertical world of the Lake District in a unique treasure hunt where you can search for the “Nuts of Legends”. Since rock climbing as a sport developed in Wasdale in the 1880’s, Lake.... More
  Get your training plan together now and join us on a magnificent 60k trot around some of the finest scenery the Lake District has to offer. It’s our 60th Anniversary this year and we are celebrating with not just walking and climbing events but a running event too! September the 8th will be the.... More

Ambleside Trail 60 and Ultra Running Event

tcsh | 13/02/2019 13:40:58
Since 1981 The Climbers Shop has hosted the log book for the Long Distance Walkers Association Cumbrian Centurion Challenge also known as The Trident Way. This is a high level route for experienced walkers but the beauty is that as long as your take in the three (Trident) peaks of Helvellyn, Skiddaw and Scafell and cover 100.... More
Come to the Lake District and join us as we celebrate 60 years of specialist climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and trail running! We know our customers love to enjoy the outdoors across a range of sports so to celebrate our 60th year of trading since our founder Frank Davies opened the.... More

It’s Our Anniversary!

tcsh | 10/01/2019 15:25:10
At our Expedition Event last November we were joined by Dr Hannah Kittson, a Mountain Medicine specialist who was a wealth of information for customers heading off on adventures across the planet. There were some great questions from everything including ear infections, wearing contact lenses in extreme environments, what to do if you lose an.... More

Medical Matters in the Mountains

tcsh | 07/01/2019 13:37:50
  Ambleside 015394 32297 / info@climbers-shop.com / Compston Corner, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9DS   Opening Hours   Sunday 23rd.... More

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

tcsh | 06/12/2018 12:12:15
Phew! We’re just about recovered from a fantastic weekend of competitions, talks and learning what our fantastic customers are planning as they filled our Rab world map with their exciting travel destinations.     British Mountain Guide Adrian Nelhams was on hand across the weekend to help customers with questions about ice axe purchases.... More
  With so many options of adventure travel destinations, the first world problem of deciding where to go can result in countless valuable life minutes lost trawling the internet. Worse still, the reality when you arrive can be a far cry from the peace and solitude you bought into from the advert. A trip to India.... More

Trekking In Garwahl

tcsh | 08/11/2018 11:29:31
Have you ever woken from a great night’s sleep, looked up at the ice crystals twinkling above you on the fabric of the inner tent, relished at how toasty you are in your warm sleeping bag and thought “I’m not getting out.”? This was my reality as I was enclosed in 600g of highest quality goose down in an.... More

A (sleeping) Sound Investment

tcsh | 05/11/2018 08:50:20
As part of our expedition Event we are very pleased to present our Mountain Equipment talk at nearby Swinven Hall; Nick Bullock should need little in the way of introduction! One of Britain's finest alpinists and rock climbers, known for bold and audacious ascents, he is also a writer and occasional.... More

Expedition Event – Focus on Nick Bullock

tcsh | 25/10/2018 11:43:29
ISM is the longest established provider of Alpine courses to English speaking clients in the Alps. It is dedicated to sharing the skills, enjoyment and the adventure of mountaineering in all its aspects. Joe Browns and The Climbers Shop are very proud to have ISM join us at our Expedition Event on the 10th - 11th November offering FREE workshops.... More

Expedition Event - ISM

tcsh | 11/10/2018 14:03:16
We’re getting very excited about our upcoming Expedition Event that will be held at our Milton Keynes shop on the 10th-11th November. If you are planning a trip to the high mountains or anywhere cold then be sure to come and join us – in the meantime; here is a peek at the Scarpa range of expedition footwear that we.... More
We’re getting very excited about our upcoming Expedition Event that will be held at our Milton Keynes shop on the 10th-11th November. If you are planning a trip to the high mountains or anywhere cold then be sure to come and join us – in the meantime; here is a peek at the Mountain Equipment range of expedition clothing that.... More
We’re starting to get very excited about our upcoming Expedition Event that will be held at our Milton Keynes shop on the 10th-11th November. If you are planning a trip to the high mountains or anywhere cold then be sure to come and join us – in the meantime; here is a peek at the Rab range of expedition clothing.... More
Expedition Event The Climbers Shop, Milton Keynes 10th – 11th November 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 second.... More

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