Their story began in 1981 in the attic of a small, terraced house in Sheffield where Rab Carrington made the first sleeping bag to bear his name. Hand-stitched and devised with his own ingenious eye, Rab's experience from years spent in the mountains was apparent in his designs, and soon there was popular demand from Rab's friends and the growing local climbing community.
But things didn't stop there. Word soon spread, and the Sheffield attic became a factory floor, creating sleeping bags and jackets for customers far and wide. Now, decades later, those honest, hard-wearing designs can be found all over the world; wherever adventurous individuals face up to the elements. From Himalayan peaks to cold, crisp evenings around a camp fire. This began as Rab's story, but it also belongs to those who've loved and cared for each and every one of their products. Who've made them their companions on long trips and expeditions. Rab's journey continues and their invitation is always open, join them and share the experience. #WeAreRab
Years of experience go into the design, creation and realisation of all of our products. Behind this stands a deep respect and love for the mountains we play, explore and adventure in. Inspired by this, the updated Microlight Collection is devoted to everything we’re passionate about - performance, technology and the environment.
Using recycled down is a sustainable alternative to virgin down and helps reduce our environmental impact. It means that we don’t need to use new raw materials and it also helps remove unnecessary waste from landfill.
We are the kindred spirits. We are the fellowship hewn from granite and grit. We are the restless, the persistent, the plain stubborn. We are the strivers for perfection, the vanquishers of ghosts. We are forgers of dreams, crafters of comfort. We are the smallest detail and the simplest innovation. We are the hand-stuffed sleeping bag, the sharpest needles. We are the stories in every seam, the memories in every piece. We are the weathered jacket, the borrowed kitbag, the huddle of a storm lashed tent. We are the warmth of companionship beneath icy skies. We are the clink of tin mugs in the shivering dawn. We are the smell of fresh rain at sunrise; of embers at sunset. We are the voices that spur you on. We are the stokers of the flame. We are the fibres that entwine us all. We are the bond stronger than any rope. We are the mountain people.
We are Rab.
Be ready for anything the mountain can bring with the Latok GTX Jacket. Built from rugged, recycled multi-layer GORE-TEX® Pro, it is the ultimate waterproof shell for steep alpine ascents and exposed mountain conditions.
The Latok GTX Jacket is engineered for technical climbs in extreme environments. By bringing together 70D recycled GORE-TEX® Pro Most Breathable fabric with 70D recycled Most Rugged in a single hybrid garment, the new waterproof shell delivers premium waterproofing of 28,000mm alongside extreme breathability for the ultimate comfort during high-intensity activities. Other practical mountain features include deep-venting two-way pit zips, a YKK® AquaGuard® Vislon front zip with robust storm flap and one-handed adjustment at the cuffs and hem. For better fit, extra protection and a clear line of sight, the Latok GTX Jacket also features a three-way adjustable helmet-compatible hood with wired and laminated peak, plus a roll-down tab and wind collar.
As part of our highly technical Ascent collection, the updated Latok GTX Jacket is built for winter mountaineers, expedition climbers and professional guides. With its premium fit, fabrics and features, it excels during prolonged exposure to bad weather.
Get set for tough alpine ascents and steep, technical climbs with our waterproof Muztag GTX Jacket. With its 30D and 40D GORE-TEX® Pro fabrics, it delivers the perfect balance between breathability, protection and weight.
The Muztag GTX Jacket is built from multi-layer, air-permeable 30D GORE-TEX® Pro Most Breathable fabric with 40D reinforcements. This enables extreme breathability, helping to minimise moisture build up delivering greater comfort for a wider range of activities and conditions. The jacket also features both zipped and mesh internal pockets, plus four external pockets that are easy to use while wearing a harness. The hem and waist can be adjusted with one-handed drawcords and the glove-friendly cuffs come with knuckle protection to prevent water ingress. In addition to a pair of deep-venting pit zips, the Muztag GTX Jacket features a highly advanced helmet-compatible hood with wired and laminated peak, roll down tab, wind collar and three-way adjustment.
The Muztag GTX Jacket is the ultimate high-energy alpine shell. With an active fit, zoned fabrics and an articulated design, it delivers outstanding mountain protection without the weight or bulk.