UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab


The UKC Gear Guide will take you through all you need to know about kit when taking your early steps into the outdoors. We'll cover everything from the differences between synthetic and merino baselayers to the age-old down vs synthetic debate, and shed some light on the many different products out there to help you find the gear that's right for you. The weird and wonderful world of gear can be a confusing place for beginners - so let us be your guide...
In association with Rab

Waterproof vs Windproof vs Softshell

In this episode of the Rab Gear Guide, Rachael Crewesmith and Rob Greenwood discuss whether to buy a waterproof, windproof, or softshell jacket, the pros and cons of each, and how they can be used together.

Bottom line: if you're just starting out, and only buying one jacket, then make your first one a decent waterproof shell!

Rachael was wearing the Muztag GTX and the Vapour-Rise Summit. Rob was wearing the Vital Windshell Hoody and the Vapour-Rise Summit.

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