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It's an outstanding softshell jacket designed for active use; offering exceptional breathability, reliable warmth and weather protection for intense mountain activities and changeable conditions. Vapour-Rise Summit Jacket

Rab - The Mountain People

We are hikers on remote trails. We are alpinists navigating rock and snow. We are pioneers on hostile summits. We span seven continents and a thousand landscapes but our intent is the same. For every trail, for every mountain, for every moment. We are Explorers.

A Brief History

Rab 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 both from friends and the growing local climbing community.

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 campfire.


Today, Rab are ceaseless in their commitment to Rab's exacting standards, ingenuity and pioneering spirit. They make rugged, high-performance mountain clothing and equipment that give you absolute protection, comfort and freedom on the hill, crag or peak. Using cutting edge materials as well as time-tested ones such as premium quality European down. Nothing fancy or over-engineered - just honest, hard-working pieces that you'd rather repair than replace. By climbers for climbers.


While the people at Rab pride themselves in producing quality hard-wearing clothing and equipment; they recognise the challenges facing the outdoor clothing industry and are proud to now be a Climate Neutral company. Certified by South Pole they have set the goal to reach Net Zero by 2030 and reduce their impact on the environment.

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