Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback

Update – Rohan Gwaihir Jacket 1976 – 2017

Update – Rohan Gwaihir Jacket 1976 – 2017

This is a very special post. On 27/11/2013 we published this story on Rohantime… Rohan Gwaihir Jacket in High Places 1976 – 2013 Please read the post, otherwise the story below will not have the same meaning.

14/12/2017 × 0 comments

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From the Rohantime Archive “Winners not spinners”

From the Rohantime Archive “Winners not spinners”

From the Rohantime Archive. 1st published 28th July 2009 Bags of flair. As a whole, the UK outdoor industry has a long record of looking inward and resolutely ignoring societal trends. Despite the pressures of use and abuse…

07/12/2017 × 0 comments

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Why Doesn’t Anyone Climb in Knickers Anymore?

Why Doesn’t Anyone Climb in Knickers Anymore?

The latest post in our from the blogs series features a very interesting question from Rock and Ice – The Climbers Magazine devoted to rock and ice climbing and mountaineering. It was first published in 1985 in Boulder, Colorado USA

06/12/2017 × 7 comments

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Covent Garden’s Outdoor Shops

Covent Garden’s Outdoor Shops

Why Covent Garden? A wet dull day in London. Umbrellas filled pavements and people peering out from behind cafe windows. Hopeful for a respite from the damp gloom. On such a day, I took an early morning wonder..

28/11/2017 × 1 comment

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Do you remember – Something beginning with A…

Do you remember – Something beginning with A…

Do you remember Something beginning with A… Called Atlantis? A specialist carry system circa 1982 sold by Rohan. Credited to Dr Theo Eberhard West Germany from… The Working Manual of Rohan Outdoor and Travel Clothing

22/11/2017 × 0 comments

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Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Idle surfing looking for the name of an independent outdoor shop in Burnley in mid 1970’s prompted by a recent comment on a post on Rohantime first published February 2009… The 1st Rohan Garment…

17/11/2017 × 23 comments

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From the Archive – In The Beginning Chris Townsend

From the Archive – In The Beginning Chris Townsend

From the Rohantime Archive. First published 13th March 2009. 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…

10/11/2017 × 0 comments

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From the Blogs – Outdoor Clothing Layer System

From the Blogs – Outdoor Clothing Layer System

The latest post in our from the blogs series features a very interesting article by Chris Townsend on a subject very close to the heart of outdoor garment manufacturers. The Layer System…

05/11/2017 × 1 comment

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David Maughan – A Celebration of Moving On

David Maughan – A Celebration of Moving On

It is always good to look back at some of the early Rohan Classics. The Rohan Flashback category on Rohantime records stories of early Rohan. Many of the stories are from Rohan friends and customers…

27/10/2017 × 1 comment