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 prestigious Boardman Tasker Prize
The use of the word hybridity In the the outdoor industry has come to mean the mixing of different fabrics and materials . We look back at examples of this in the Rohan Range 1987 and new arrivals in the Rohan Shops today.
I have just uploaded the 1975 – 1981 Rohan Catalogue to the Rohan Gallery. A catalogue very sparse on words with line drawings and no photos. As I was doing this I read it again and discovered it answered a few questions.
Nigel Gifford past and present. From Nigel’s memories we have recorded snap shots of early Rohan History, Camera Care Systems, Merrell and COLA all remembered. Nigel talks about Far Flung Foodie his new venture…
We have been talking about Rohan Bags on Rohantime recently. It’s not often you can buy a new product today at the same price as 1990. I have just been looking at the Bags Price Index. We have been tracking the price of a pair of Bags…
Chris Townsend reminded us that 30 years ago on the last day on May he started The Continental Divide Trail. A 3100 mile walk that would take him from the snowbound Northern Rockies to the deserts of New Mexico.
A little FAQ on Rohan Bags. We have lots more, in fact there are twenty seven pages on Rohan Bags on Rohantime all with nine unique Rohan Bags stories that’s 243 stories on #IconicRohanBags.
On 29th May 1953, Edmund Hillary and his climbing partner Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to achieve the impossible by reaching the summit of Mount Everest. “we didn’t know if it was humanly possible to reach the top…
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.