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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.

08/10/2017 × 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

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From the blogs – A Short History of Changabang

From the blogs – A Short History of Changabang

The latest post in our from the blogs series on Rohantime features a story from Mountain Heritage Trust… A Short History of Changabang British ascents of Changabang After the 1950s and 1960s when all the 8000m peaks…

18/08/2017 × 0 comments

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Interested in the history of UK Outdoor Gear?

Interested in the history of UK Outdoor Gear?

Interested in the history of outdoor gear? The Rohantime Gallery contains a collection of early Rohan Catalogues. Below are just a selection, one click on each image will take you to that catalogue.

10/08/2017 × 0 comments

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Chris Townsend Pacific Crest Trail Gear in 1982

Chris Townsend Pacific Crest Trail Gear in 1982

The latest post in our from the blogs series features an article by Chris Townsend… Pacific Crest Trail Gear in 1982 … and what I’d take now Chris looks back on the kit he took for his trip in 1982

08/08/2017 × 0 comments

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Don’t you just love the Rohan ‘D’ Ring?

Don’t you just love the Rohan ‘D’ Ring?

Rohan and the D ring have been together for a long time. First used on Rohan Bags prototypes in the late 1970’s. These went all over the world with the Alpinists that tested so much of the early Rohan gear.

10/07/2017 × 3 comments