Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback

Rohan Originals at Keswick

Rohan Originals at Keswick

From the Rohantime Archive 1st published on Rohantime 2009 I know a place that houses the most complete collection of early Rohan garments I have ever seen. I know a person that has spent years collecting the garments. Rohan garments that even I had long since forgotten. Rohan garments that […]

10/05/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

In The Beginning

In The Beginning

I’m really pleased to introduce a guest post from Chris Townsend. Chris has shared a great story with us. None of us will need much introduction to Chris catch up with his latest activities here. From the Rohantime Archive. Fist published 2009 In The Beginning Once upon a time there […]

13/03/2009 × 0 comments

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Rohan’s 21st in the Lakes

Rohan’s 21st in the Lakes

Rohan’s 21 years in the Lakes Celebration Weekend was a tremendous success. Fri 27 Feb – Sun 01 March 2009. A big thank you to every body that took the time to attend. It was great to see so many old friends and make new ones. The Low Wood Hotel […]

08/03/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Rohan Looks Forward to Celebrating 21 years in The Lakes

Rohan Looks Forward to Celebrating 21 years in The Lakes

Rohan Outdoor and Travel Clothing Company looks forward to celebrating 21 years in The Lakes

15/02/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

The 1st Rohan Garment

The 1st Rohan Garment

Way way back in the early 1970’s a new garment appeared on the UK outdoor clothing market. The garment a high stretch mountaineering salopette,  the company responsible Rohan Designs. The Helanca high stretch salopette was the first of a many ground breaking and innovative outdoor garments that embraced the spirit […]

15/02/2009 × 8 comments

Rohan Flashback

Earliest Rohan memories

Earliest Rohan memories

In the beginning there was the 1970’s… A darker decade than the previous 60’s but non-the-less hopeful. Lacking the colour and the creativity of pop art art hippy culture. Struggling to change. It was this thirst for change that was the greatest driver in the creation of Rohan Designs in […]

15/02/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Understanding Rohan’s past is understanding Rohan’s thinking. My name is Sarah Howcroft the surviving member of the partnership that founded Rohan in Skipton North Yorkshire way back in the early 1970’s. Sadly Paul Howcroft died in 1993.  Rohantime offers us an excellent medium to tell the story of early Rohan. […]

15/02/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Your Rohan Bags

Your Rohan Bags

Any Changes? – Rohan Bags circa 1980 look very much the same as Rohan Bags fresh off the production line today or do they? I thought it would be a great exercise to put a pair of Bags circa pre.1980 up against a pair circa 2008 and do a mini […]

15/02/2009 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Long Live Pocketry

Long Live Pocketry

Pockets have always been a major part of Rohan garment design. Long before Rohan Bags the value of pockets in very early Rohan garments became fundamental to the design of each garment. Each pocket was positioned to maximise function and comfort for the user. Whilst Rohan pioneered the importance of […]

15/02/2009 × Comments are Disabled