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Rab® USA, LLC.
638 So. Taylor Ave. Unit 1,
Louisville, CO 80027

Tel: +1 303 926 7228
Fax: +1 303 926 7230

usa-sales@equipuk.com

Rab USA

Rab USA LLC is based in Boulder, Colorado and handle sales for both Rab
and Lowe Alpine.

 
 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sales Team USA      
Chris Karen  

Chris Tennal
Chris is responsible for Rab and Lowe Alpine sales in the U.S.  He has almost 20 successful years in the outdoor industry, running his own ski mountaineering store in Colorado prior to coming to work at Equip. Recreationally, you can find Chris grinding through 50-mile mountain bike races and ski mountaineering epics, balanced with long fly-fishing weekends in the Rockies.       

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Strata Jacket and MeCo 165 Hoodie

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Mountain Attack 35:45 and Illusion Pack

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Fly-fishing in Alaska; fighting off huge grizzly bears for my prize salmon. Kenai River, Alaska, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Ski Mountaineering

Chris.Tennal@equipuk.com

Karen Moldenhauer
Karen comes to us after working in outdoor retail for 14 years. She is in charge of the US sales office in CO. Having always had a short attention span, she splits her free time up between skiing and climbing in all of their forms, whitewater kayaking and hiking the 14,000ft peaks of CO.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Boulder Hoodie, Shadow Hoodie, Microlight series

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Airzone Pro 45:55 and Illusion Pack

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Surviving flash flooding and a hail storm which caused multiple rock slides throughout the canyon while kayaking on the Yampa River. Utah/Colorado border, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Skiing, any kind, anywhere

karen.moldy@equipuk.com

 
     
Derek Heath Thomas

Derek Humphrey
Derek covers the New England territory and comes bearing 7 years of outdoor retail experience and managing a growing outdoor specialty retail shop for 3 of them. He enjoys trying his hand at anything, but prefers downhill mountain biking, all disciplines of climbing, and snowboarding. Any season you can find him out with his dog, Maggie May, biking, snowshoeing, kayaking, climbing and camping.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Stretch Neo Jacket

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Mountain Attack 45:55

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
My first ice climbing lead was made extra special when we were hit with unexpected blizzard conditions. Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Snowboarding & Climbing

derek.humphrey@equipuk.com

Heath Rowland
Heath Rowland is the Southeast & Eastern Great Lakes Sales Representative for Rab and Lowe Alpine. His a Jack-of-All-Trades experience, passion for the outdoors, and gift of gab made him the perfect choice for Rab and Lowe Alpine in his territory. Heath grew up in a small mining town in Eastern Kentucky and was drawn to Rab and Lowe Alpine via a passion for rock, ice and alpine climbing. Among other things, Heath is well known in the state of Kentucky for his 1st ascents of ice climbs in the Southeast region where ice is scarce, but if it’s in, he’ll find it.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Ventus Pull-On

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack 45:55

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
A gully slid above me and my partner, which caused it to avalanche. Due to our extremely lucky position, the whole slide went thundering over our heads and never touched us! Route: Over Easy, Hyalite Canyon, Montana, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Climbing

heath.rowland@equipuk.com

Thomas Seymour
Thomas is responsible for RAB and Lowe Alpine sales in the Pacific Northwest.  A graduate from CU Boulder, he found his way into the outdoor industry after spending a year living in a short-bus, and climbing all across the country. He came to Equip UK after working Public Relations in the outdoor industry, and spending  several years as an independent rep in the Rockies. His free time is spent climbing, biking and skiing whenever possible, primarily with his wife and 2 dogs.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Paradox Pull-On.  Of course, the Cascade Shirt & Synergy Pull-on for the pub

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack & my AT Wheelie

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Knocking out my front teeth after over-shooting a jump at Winter Park.  At least I had my tall-tee on…

Favourite outdoor activity
Climbing…Any type

thomas.seymour@equipuk.com

     
Marketing USA    
Jon Josh  

Jon Frederick
Marketing Manager Jon has 10 years of outdoor industry experience split between retail and industry. He cut his teeth climbing the North Cascades in the PNW and he spends his winters backcountry skiing and alpine climbing. Summers are taken up with climbing and downhill mountain biking.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Boreas Pull-On

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack 35:45 and Illusion Pack

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Too many to list just one. Lackofcreativity, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Ski Mountaineering

jon.frederick@equipuk.com

Josh Perez
Josh came to Equip  via retail and photography experience in the outdoor industry. Recreationally, you can find him climbing, fishing and backpacking in the Colorado Rockies. 

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Boreas Pull-On

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack 45:55

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Spending a month trekking Madagascar.

Favourite outdoor activity
Mountaineering

Josh.Perez@equipuk.com

 
     
Customer Service    
Courtney Scott Scott

Courtney Bartels
Courtney started with Rab and Lowe Alpine in the Customer Service department in 2010. She is now Key Accounts Manager in our Customer Service department. Courtney began her outdoor industry career in 2002 at the local climbing gym in Central Illinois and has been hooked ever since. Between hiking/backpacking and climbing trips she keeps herself busy travelling and exploring new places.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Shadow Hoodie

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Airzone 25

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
The handful of trips I take every couple years with my 2 friends - we've explored National Parks all over the country and had some great times together. Naional Parks Service, Everywhere, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Road Biking, Sea Kayaking

courtney.bartels@equipuk.com

Scott Curtis
Scott started with Rab and Lowe Alpine in the Customer Service department in 2009. Since then he has added to his workload the position of California Sales Representative and ventures out twice a year to sell all things Rab and Lowe Alpine to his dealers in CA, NV and AZ. Scott spends the majority of his free time bouldering in the alpine areas of the Front Range of CO and backcountry skiing. He and his wife also enjoy introducing their son and daughter to the wonders of playing in the outdoors.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Neutrino 600 Sleeping Bag

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
TT Roll-on

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Climbing the stunning Lone Eagle Peak. Indian Peaks, Colorado, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Bouldering

scott.curtis@equipuk.com

Roger Huang
Before joining Rab, Roger lived in Chicago managing research studies testing pharmaceutical compounds for a major healthcare company. He also worked at a local climbing gym teaching classes, supervising and route-setting. Roger always enjoys being outside and primarily spends his free time climbing, skiing, hiking and eating cookies.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Continuum Hoodie

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack 35:45

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Being caught in a lightning storm on Cathedral Peak in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite Valley, California, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Skiing fluffy white stuff

roger.huang@equipuk.com

     
Warehouse    
Greg Jill  

Greg Miller
Warehouse Manager Greg came to Rab USA in 2011 after 4 years of retail at the infamous Neptune Mountaineering. He is tasked with carefully picking and packing every order that leaves the warehouse. When not slinging boxes, you will find Greg in Eldorado Canyon, Rocky Mountain National Park or Moab scaling high faces of sandstone, granite or limestone.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Strata Hoodie

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Alpine Attack 45:55 and Illusion Pack

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Rope soloing the Titan in the Fisher Towers in Moab, Utah, USA

Favourite outdoor activity
Rock Climbing and drinking recovery beers

USwarehouse@equipuk.com

Jill Betuker
Jill comes to Rab from the Vail Valley where she managed online sales for a high end jewelry company. Prior to her move to Colorado in 2012, Jill ran a competitive horse show jumping farm on the east coast.  She loves skiing, yoga and adventuring with Mr. Brewtus, the Rab, USA warehouse dog.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Boulder hoodie

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Airzone Z ND 18

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Being named “Best Junior Rider” at The Devon Horse Show, one of the most prestigious national horse show competitions in the country.

Favourite outdoor activity
Horseback riding

Jill.Betuker@equipuk.com

 

     
Retail Store
Jamie Logan  

Jamie Gatchalian
Jamie is our Store Manager and first started working at the Rab Retail Store as a part time gig, after leaving ROCK'n & JAM'n (a climbing gym in the greater Denver, CO area) as their Head Routesetter. He has been in the Colorado climbing "scene" for the past 10 years, and is usually found in Clear Creek Canyon or out in Rifle. When not climbing during the winter, he's usually out skiing in Rocky Mountain National Park or other "local" backcountry spots.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Capstone Pants and Baseline Jacket

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Peak Attack 42

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
The day I sent my first 5.14. it was the culmination of 3 fall seasons of blood, sweat and tears. It was the single athletic endeavor that truly taught me something about myself, and gave me a greater appreciation for those out there climbing at the elite level.

Favourite outdoor activity
Sport Climbing and Backcountry Skiing

jamie.gatchalian@equipuk.com

Logan Williams
Assistant Store Manager. A student at DU, Logan started working for Rab at the retail store in summer of 2016 while undergoing his recently completed project of hiking all 14er’s in Colorado in 10 months. Growing up in Lake Tahoe prior to moving to Colorado Logan was a F.I.S. alpine ski racer and coach, as well as an avid backpacker. Since moving to Colorado he has become heavily integrated in the climbing and mountaineering community, with a passion for sport climbing. When not in the store you can find him backpacking through the different ranges of the Rockies, waiting in line for first chair, climbing in Clear Creek, or at a local brewery.

Favourite piece of Rab kit
Electron Jacket and Upslope Pants

Favourite Lowe Alpine Pack
Metanoia 65

Most memorable moment in the outdoors
Watching the sunrise with two of my closest friends from the South Rim at Big Bend National Park after a 56 mile, 4 day backpacking loop through the Texas desert.

Favourite outdoor activity
Climbing to the top of really tall piles of rock, backpacking, and snagging first tracks in the backcountry.

logan.williams@equipuk.com

 
     
 
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