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Hillary & Tenzing Reach Everest Summit 11:30am May 29th 1953

Hillary & Tenzing Reach Everest Summit 11:30am May 29th 1953

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…

29/05/2016 × 0 comments

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Flashback the History of Rohan Clothing

Flashback the History of Rohan Clothing

Rohan Travel and Outdoor Clothing History. The Rohan 1980 catalogue joins the Rohan Heritage Collection. The Super Salopette, Super Striders and Tundra Jacket had been refined and evolved into a very sleek, functional group of garments.

26/05/2016 × 0 comments

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Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Warren McLaren has taken a detailed look at Rohan’s ground-breaking next-to-the-skin garments made of Dunova, a modified acrylic fibre from Bayer that first came to the market in the early 1980’s.

15/05/2016 × 2 comments

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On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

Between 1&2 in the afternoon May 8, 1978 – On this date, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler were the first to climb to the top of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen one of the greatest mountaineering achievements.

06/05/2016 × 0 comments

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Mountain Heritage Trust – Rohan Originals

Mountain Heritage Trust – Rohan Originals

Mountain Heritage Trust I am delighted and proud to introduce Rohantime readers to three lovely Rohan heritage stories captured by the Mountain Heritage Trust. The Mountain Heritage Trust seeks to identify & collect material which documents…

20/04/2016 × 0 comments

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Vintage Rohan Fleece Still Doing it’s Job

Vintage Rohan Fleece Still Doing it’s Job

This tweet caught our eye: Peter then sent us the story… When you just think winter has passed and the winter fleece jacket can hibernate in the wardrobe again a timely reminder always appears without warning.

11/04/2016 × 1 comment

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High Atlas Dec 1997 - Rohan Olfio, Goa Trousers and Zip Polo

Nick Hughes Twenty Five Years Wearing Rohan

My name is Nick Hughes, I’m shop supervisor at Rohan Woodbridge. Prior to that I’d spent 30 years working overseas in international development and emergency situations. I’ve worn Rohan for 25 of the 30 years I was overseas

09/04/2016 × 1 comment

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Rohan Originals at Rohan Keswick – See the Show

Rohan Originals at Rohan Keswick – See the Show

We have charted the growth of the Rohan Originals Collection housed in Rohan Keswick in a number of posts on Rohantime. The collection is now a comprehensive display of vintage Rohan garments. Each one tells a unique story…

02/04/2016 × 0 comments

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Rohan Children’s Clothing Range- Rohan Heritage

Rohan Children’s Clothing Range- Rohan Heritage

Rohan Childrens Clothing range called Mille Miglia was released in 1985. The range encompassed all those qualities of Rohan Clothing. Before Mille Miglia came Chaps micro/mini Rohan Bags. Remembered by co founder Sarah Howcroft

11/03/2016 × Comments are Disabled