A Climbing Life, A Mother's Story

To celebrate Mother’s day, we wanted to celebrate one of the most inspiring mothers we know. A pioneering mountain guide and mother of two, Libb...

Jeff Shapiro - Pneuma

1st ascent of the South Face of Brammah II (6486m) Early in 2016, I was reminiscing over images from the last expedition I took with my homie and regu...

Mount Kenya

When you think of Africa, images of Mount Kilimanjaro, the River Nile, the vast Serengeti plains & the people of the Masaai Mara come to mind. Yet...

Scottish Adventurer Completes 222 Summit Challenge

Earlier this year, we reported on Will Copestake’s progress on his Winter round of the Scottish Corbetts. As of this past weekend, we are excit...

Triglav

I first saw the North face of Triglav in a book, ‘The Big Walls’ by Reinhold Messner, when I was about 19 years old. The mountain and the ...

AMI Review: Oblique Pants

I wanted a pair of climbing trousers for the autumn climbing season and my criteria were pretty simple. They had to be comfortable, medium length (tha...

A Mere Point in History

Project Pressure is a charity that seeks to raise awareness of the planet’s shrinking glaciers through the use of art. They work to create a databas...

AMI Review: Flashpoint Jacket

The women’s Flashpoint Jacket is a super lightweight waterproof jacket, that manages to save on weight without skimping on features. Using Pertex Sh...

Totem Pole

The Totem Pole defies superlatives as much as it defies the elements. If there were ever to be a feature that shouldn’t exist: it is this. Standing ...

Spanish Snapshot

The weather in the UK can be, shall we say, temperamental. As any British rock climber knows, it makes planning trips ahead of time something of a gam...

AMI Review: Kinetic Plus Jacket

I have been wearing the Kinetic Plus since August 2016. My first impressions were that it would be a comfortable, lightweight summer waterproof. I tho...

The Place of the Gaels Premiere Denver

We would like to invite you to join us for the premiere of ‘The Place of the Gaels’, an exploration of Scotland’s landscape, culture...

Climbing with Family - Aaron Mulkey on Gannet Peak

When you spend your life in the mountains, both personally and professionally, it’s natural to want to share your love of these wild places and ...

Naranjo de Bulnes

The Naranjo de Bulnes, or Picu Urriellu as it is known by the locals, is the most iconic mountain in Spain. A rocky tower of top quality limestone, it...

Among Giants

The Drus. Who has never heard of these peaks? Mentioned in many tales, slender and proud, dominating the Chamonix valley – standing as tall as t...

The Place of the Gaels Premiere

Rab has always been inextricably linked to Scotland. It is our founder’s place of birth, and while he learned his manufacturing prowess in Argen...

US Premiere of The Place of the Gaels

The North American Premiere of the Place of the Gaels was held on Saturday 11/14 at the Rab store in Denver, Colorado, bringing a small piece of Scotl...

Rab at Kendal Mountain Festival 2017

The Kendal Mountain Festival has become a yearly rite of passage for all those with a passion for the outdoors. The festival celebrates the very bes...

Jacob Cook - Welcome to the Wack

“So is this what it feels like to be committed?” asked Mike. We were about two-thirds of the way up the North-East Buttress of Mount Slesse in BC,...

Finnmark and The Origins of Skiing

April 2018 and it’s rapidly approaching the end of the winter guiding season in the French Alps. This winter has been the best in many years, with a...

Calculating the risk - Avalanche Canada

I’m four turns into my run and I’ve just cleared the steepest convexity on the slope when I see the crack shoot out from my ski tips across the sl...

The Annapurna Circuit

It’s 5.30 in the morning and I can hear the quiet yet obtrusive sound of my watch alarm beeping next to my pillow. I am cocooned into the comfor...

AMI Spring Layering Guide

Being comfortable in the hills and mountains of the UK can be a bit of a dark art. As your work rate and the weather vary during the day, your body an...

The Rab CWIF 2018 - Highlights

Over the past twelve years, The Climbing Works International Festival has become a highlight of the competition climbing calendar; unofficially kickin...

The Rab CWIF 2018

Attracting climbers from all over the world, The Climbing Works International Festival offers something that is at once, uniquely British and truly g...

Limited edition Black Dots photobook

We are proud to announce that Nicholas White’s photo exploration of British Bothy culture, Black Dots, supported by Rab, has been converted int...

Face 2 Face with Calum Muskett

In the first of their series of interviews with climbers and mountaineers, Trek and Mountain Magazine catch up with Calum Muskett as he takes on &lsqu...

Remarkables Festival

For anyone unfamiliar with the region, New Zealand is probably best known in recent times as Middle Earth. An association created when these dramatic ...

The Place of the Gaels

‘The Place of the Gaels’ explores both the community and culture of winter mountaineering and climbing in the Highlands, introducing our American ...