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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 – We have been tracking the price of a pair of Rohan Bags for more than thirty years. It is getting increasingly difficult to find a consumer product

12/04/2014 × 1 comment

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Never Mind The Quality Feel The Width

Never Mind The Quality Feel The Width

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…

23/03/2014 × 1 comment

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The Great Outdoors – Sustainability through Longevity

The Great Outdoors – Sustainability through Longevity

Sustainability through Longevity Interesting article in The Great Outdoors Magazine this month. Tracing the journey of outdoor kit making its way to new users via the Gift Your Gear scheme. Taking the reader through seven stages…

11/03/2014 × 0 comments

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Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

A recent 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

03/03/2014 × 0 comments

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G’day – A special journey to Rohan Long Preston

G’day – A special journey to Rohan Long Preston

Wearing Rohan, I knew you needn’t look daggy, or be uncomfortable outdoors. A friend had to cajole me into my first Rohan garment. I wasn’t at all convinced. Their advertising showed attractive models clad in sleek, body hugging apparel.

15/02/2014 × 0 comments

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Au Revoir Olfio – See You Again Soon Update

Au Revoir Olfio – See You Again Soon Update

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.

02/02/2014 × 1 comment

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Outdoor Clothing In Constant Production Since 1980?

Outdoor Clothing In Constant Production Since 1980?

There have been many column inches devoted to Rohan Bags over the last 30+ years. I was asked yesterday by an outdoor journalist if there is any other item of outdoor clothing still in production today unchanged from the day it…

18/01/2014 × 4 comments

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Everest Memories  – Leo Dickinson

Everest Memories – Leo Dickinson

Leo Dickinson is one of the outstanding action sports filmmakers in the field today. He has made over 50 films of his own and helped on many others. Leo entertained us at Rohantime 09 Dunster earlier in the year. Today, on Rohantime,

08/01/2014 × 0 comments

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Rohan Windlord Found Living In Mayrhofen Austria

Rohan Windlord Found Living In Mayrhofen Austria

Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler Everest 1978 1st Accent of Everest Without Oxygen Camp Two Not much gets past a Rohanist. They are always on the look out for new Rohan heritage stories and garments.

08/01/2014 × 1 comment