There’s an old saying that every good thing needs to start with a dream. At Brooks-Range Mountaineering, every piece of outdoor gear began as an adventurer’s dream - the right piece of gear can make the bad times good and the good times even better.

Brooks Range is driven by a strong desire to build gear that stands up to the uses (and abuses) required by epic trips. That’s what led to the development of the highly acclaimed and widely used Brooks-Range Rescue Sled, as well as our snow science gear and patented Drift sleeping bags.

We are a small company of mountaineers providing a selection of innovative, top-quality equipment for alpinists, backcountry travelers, and professional mountain and ski guides. Our equipment is designed to maximize your enjoyment and safety in the mountains. It is purpose-designed and built for backcountry adventure. To insure quality our gear is tested by some of the world's top mountaineering and backcountry professionals. These experts form the core of the Brooks-Range Advisory Board.
Aaron Richards teaching companion rescue at a fundraiser for the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Brooks-Range rabbit logo was inspired by a chance encounter. Founder Matt Brooks was climbing alongside a Russian man, when he noticed his mountain compatriot was wearing a rabbit pin. As a gesture, the Russian climber gave Matt the pin. The Brooks-Range team decided to feature the pin on a product, just for fun, and customers soon became attached. The rest is history!

Bio - Founder, Matt Brooks
Brooks Range was founded in a garage in 1995 by adventurer, explorer, and entrepreneur, Matt Brooks. Matt’s a visionary who is always fine-tuning gear to make it better and better.

Matt received the Presidential Gold Award and Lifetime Achievement Award for his amazing contributions to the community. During his 30 years of working as a mountain guide and rescuer in the French Alps and across the US, he has helped develop the standards in training and certification that are recognized by professionals internationally.

Click here for nine things you may not know about Matt.
Matt Brooks is founder of Brooks-Range Mountaineering Company

The Eviota pamae, a new species of coral reef goby.

DID YOU KNOW? Matt is also an avid diver. He helped discover several new species of fish on an expedition off the coast of Indonesia. Matt named one of the new species of coral reef goby, Eviota pamae
after his wife.

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