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Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

A post by Chris Townsend titled ’How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978‘ is a really interesting read. It charts some of our favourite gear over the 35 years. Boots, Tents , Clothing, Rucksacks, Sleeping Bags, Mats, Stoves.

18/05/2015 × Comments are Disabled

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Shortlisted Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger by John Porter

Shortlisted Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger by John Porter

One Day as A Tiger: Alex Macintyre and the Birth of Light and Fast Alpinism I am drawing Rohantime readers to John Porters new book, published by Vertebrate Publishing. Shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards.

09/05/2015 × 0 comments

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On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

Between 1&2 in the afternoon May 8, 1978 – On this date, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler were the first to climb to the top of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen one of the greatest mountaineering achievements.

08/05/2015 × 0 comments

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Rohan – Gift Your Gear The BIG Sort Is Over

Rohan – Gift Your Gear The BIG Sort Is Over

The BIG Sort is over. The outdoor gear donated is now with the Gift Your Gear Rohan beneficiary groups. A big thank you from everyone at Rohan for making this Gift Your Gear the best yet. We have made a difference.

26/04/2015 × 0 comments

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Rohan History circa 1975/76 – The Skipton Years

Rohan History circa 1975/76 – The Skipton Years

The second Rohan Catalogue 1975. Illustrating Rohan Striders and Salopettes. Replica of the Norfolk Jacket, part of a small range made for a made for a customer in Japan. The Starkhorn & Windlord Jacket also illustrated.

19/04/2015 × 0 comments

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And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different

A closer look at a couple of Rohan classics Rohan Olfio and Rohan Sohao from the 1980’s. The development of both garments casts a light on early Rohan thinking. One last question: Where did the name Sohao come from?

03/04/2015 × Comments are Disabled

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Rohan Jekyll and Hyde  – The First Rohan Windshirt System

Rohan Jekyll and Hyde – The First Rohan Windshirt System

The windshirt underpinned the very early lightweight, windproof upper body clothing system that Rohan pioneered. The very first windshirt Rohan Hyde had many reincarnations over its short life 1980 -1984.

14/03/2015 × Comments are Disabled

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The Bags Price Index – Iconic Rohan Bags

The Bags Price Index – Iconic Rohan Bags

Rohan Bags – The original multi-functional outdoor trousers Rohan Bags Price Index – tracking the price of a pair of Rohan Bags. What was your first item of Rohan Clothing and where did you buy it?

28/02/2015 × 1 comment

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What’s the oldest piece of outdoor gear you still use?

What’s the oldest piece of outdoor gear you still use?

What’s the oldest piece of outdoor gear you own that you still use today? Might be a rucksack, a tent, boots, stove, waterproof jacket or other clothing. Lets try and find the oldest gear still in use today. Not just Rohan any brand.

11/01/2015 × 13 comments