Rab was founded in 1981 in Sheffield by Rab Carrington, producing down clothing and sleeping bags of the highest quality based around his experience gained on bold, lightweight first ascents. This equipment was designed to meet the needs of the new breed of lightweight alpinists emerging at the time. The kit was designed 'for the most extreme conditions in the world'.
That comapny ethos lives on today, and the product range has inceased dramatically but the core values of quality and performance continue. Rab® now produces garment from base layers, through insulation to shell garments using all the latest technologies available. Their sleeping bags continue to lead the way with the introduction of hydrophobic down.