Rab Carrington: Pioneering Climber and Founder of Rab - Part 2


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Rab Carrington is a climbing legend. In 1981 he began making down sleeping bags in his house in Sheffield. Rab likes solving problems whether on a mountain or designing and making kit for people heading to the mountains. In this second episode Rab talks about a ground-breaking and committing alpine-style ascent of the Himalayan giant Jannu. Rab talks about starting out making sleeping bags, the trade partnerships along the way, as well as his values. We also get to hear about Sean Connery’s jet and the joy of climbing your first 8a aged 60.

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