Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Idle surfing looking for the name of an independent outdoor shop in Burnley in mid 1970’s prompted by a recent comment on a post on Rohantime first published February 2009… The 1st Rohan Garment…

17/11/2017 × 23 comments

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From the Archive – In The Beginning Chris Townsend

From the Archive – In The Beginning Chris Townsend

From the Rohantime Archive. First published 13th March 2009. I’m really pleased to introduce a guest post from Chris Townsend. Chris has shared a great story with us. None of us will need much introduction to Chris…

10/11/2017 × 0 comments

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From the Blogs – Outdoor Clothing Layer System

From the Blogs – Outdoor Clothing Layer System

The latest post in our from the blogs series features a very interesting article by Chris Townsend on a subject very close to the heart of outdoor garment manufacturers. The Layer System…

05/11/2017 × 1 comment

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David Maughan – A Celebration of Moving On

David Maughan – A Celebration of Moving On

It is always good to look back at some of the early Rohan Classics. The Rohan Flashback category on Rohantime records stories of early Rohan. Many of the stories are from Rohan friends and customers…

27/10/2017 × 1 comment

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Rohan Hay on Wye – Davies style

Rohan Hay on Wye – Davies style

Peter and Fiona own the wonderful Rohan franchise in Hay on Wye that is so loved by its many customers. The Davies family are, though, long standing aficionados of Rohan, having worn their clothing since the late 1970s.

15/10/2017 × 0 comments

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Nick at Rohan Woodbridge – One man and his Gilet(s)

Nick at Rohan Woodbridge – One man and his Gilet(s)

It is fair to say that I am a fan of gilets. I think everyone should have at least one if not more. Gilets come in two basic varieties. One type keeps your core warm and the other has numerous pockets…

28/09/2017 × 2 comments

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The History of Rohan Airlight Fabric

The History of Rohan Airlight Fabric

The History of Rohan Airlight I am often asked questions about early Rohan. The how, what, where, when and why that underpin most articles with founders of long established companies. During the course of these interviews…

21/09/2017 × 8 comments

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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.

14/09/2017 × Comments are Disabled

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Oldest and Newest Outdoor Gear?

Oldest and Newest Outdoor Gear?

What’s Your Newest and Oldest Outdoor Gear? I was asked this question last week. I had to think about the answer for a while. Newest: Easy some Nikwax Cotton Proof for my vintage Rohan Pampas.

08/09/2017 × 8 comments