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Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger

Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger

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.

06/10/2014 × 0 comments

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Gift Your Gear – Make Your Kit Count

Gift Your Gear – Make Your Kit Count

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…

21/09/2014 × Comments are Disabled

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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.

11/09/2014 × 1 comment

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Rohan History – Rohan Soft Shell circa 1979

Rohan History – Rohan Soft Shell circa 1979

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.

07/09/2014 × Comments are Disabled

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Do You Remember – Rohan Regional Shows?

Do You Remember – Rohan Regional Shows?

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.

29/08/2014 × 1 comment

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Rohan Bags – Yes You Can Rohan History

Rohan Bags – Yes You Can Rohan History

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.

22/08/2014 × Comments are Disabled

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Is this the oldest Rohan purchase receipt?

Is this the oldest Rohan purchase receipt?

Rohan History remembered by Rohan customers and friends through their Rohan receipts. Remembering early Rohan outdoor and travel clothing and the prices they paid over 42 years. New update remembering the Rohan Cool T.

17/08/2014 × 0 comments

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Rohan Heritage – The Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection

Rohan Heritage – The Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection

The history of Rohan is always a popular topic on Rohantime. This update is about our very first garment The Salopette… Recently I was alerted to some really wonderful Rohan Heritage stories by a long time Rohanists…

12/08/2014 × Comments are Disabled

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Iconic Rohan Bags – Made in Yorkshire

Iconic Rohan Bags – Made in Yorkshire

Garment failure not an option Not so long ago I was trying to find a photograph of the building in which the first Rohan Salopette was made. To date I have not been successful. If anyone has some photos of Kippax West Yorkshire circa.

01/08/2014 × 0 comments