Rab Hires Strategic Rep Groups to Support New 2017 Product and Branding Efforts

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Louisville, CO – Rab is happy to announce the addition of three rep groups to help support new 2017 product and branding efforts. These agencies will represent the full Rab line to specialty retailers across the United States.

Vanessa Block with Ames Adventure Outfitters, will be representing Rab in the North Central Region. Ames Adventure Outfitters also represents Mystery Ranch, Meridian Line, Altra Running, Julbo Optics, Nikwax, Skratch Labs and Snowline Traction.

Heath Rowland with Ground Up Sales, will be representing Rab in the Southeast and Great Lakes Region. Ground Up Sales also represents Lowe Alpine, Petzl and Scarpa.

Thomas and Abby Seymour with Seymour Sales, will be representing Rab in the Northwest Region. Seymour Sales also represents Lowe Alpine, Dynafit, Peak Design, Pomoca, Vuori, Seea, Sombrio, Sugoi and Art 4 All.

“With our continued expansion in the United States, the addition of seasoned reps will enable us to increase the level of service we provide to our retailers. I look forward to the new partnerships and what it will mean for our brand efforts in 2018 an beyond.” Chris Tennal, Rab USA Country Manager.

Rab will be showing their new Spring/Summer 2018 product line at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, July 26-29, 2017, in booth 3008.

About Rab: Rab Carrington built his company on two things: A deep understanding of what climbers and mountaineers need, and a commitment to practical gear that works.

It’s this down to earth, honest approach that still informs the design and testing process linking us firmly to that modest beginning in 1980’s Sheffield. Those same qualities of innovation, integrity and function have endured, remaining at the heart of the Rab® brand today. To see the entire Rab product offering – www.rab.equipment.com.

 Contact: Karl Wiedemann Karl@brickpr.com 203-906-5806


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