The Mountain People Podcast

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 first episode Rab talks about growing up in Glasgow and starting out climbing in the 1960s. Later Rab formed a formidable partnership with Al Rouse, exploring the Alps in winter as well as undertaking a legendary trip to south America, pioneering difficult routes in an audacious, lightweight style. Hitchhiking to the Alps in kilts and getting arrested in Buenos Aeries. Rab is candid, he tells it as it is.

What is The Mountain People Podcast?

The Mountain People Podcast delivers the most inspirational stories from our athletes, key industry influencers and our community, straight to your device. Hosted by British mountain guide and elite alpinist Andy Cave