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.
Just published Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail by Chris Townsend. A great read and a tremendous photo record of early Rohan Clothing including Rohan Bags and Action Jacket.
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. A fantastic account of the progress of British Alpinism.
Make Your Kit Count You can buy packs recycled from discarded nylon fishing nets, plastic telemark ski boots crafted from the oil of castor plants, no-stink bodywear knitted with yak wool, and surfboards laid up with hemp…
Rohantists donated lots of fantastic Olfio’s during the last Gift Your Gear event. Many are in excellent condition, some like new. We have some lovely examples of different colours, vintage and sizes, some over 30 years old.
Co Founder of Rohan answers the question: Can you name an unsung hero of the early Rohan Clothing Range? The story covers early soft shell and fleece development and ends with another question.
The Rohan Regional Shows 1981 – 1986 all part of the Rohan story. So what actually did the Regional Shows do? Opened the door to Rohan retail. Secured Rohan’s future and facilitated the rapid Rohan growth in the early 1980’s.
Early Rohan adverts displayed the character of Rohan in the early years. The Rohan Can advert has become a treasured part of Rohan Heritage. It was simple and dramatic and had the desired effect.