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The 1st Rohan Shop – Rohan Long Preston

The 1st Rohan Shop – Rohan Long Preston

Well you can’t miss it can you? It’s Rohan Long Preston which has many claims to fame. None the least it was the very first Rohan Shop to open. The first of 55 Rohan shops that have followed in the years since it opened in 1983.

12/02/2018 × 0 comments

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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.

07/02/2018 × Comments are Disabled

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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.

20/01/2018 × 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.

16/01/2018 × 0 comments

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Rohan 1975 – 1981 Innovators not Imitators

Rohan 1975 – 1981 Innovators not Imitators

I have 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…

09/01/2018 × 2 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. Thank you to the Mountain Heritage Trust.

02/01/2018 × 0 comments

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Update – Rohan’s 1st Mountaineering Consultant

Update – Rohan’s 1st Mountaineering Consultant

Last January we published this story on Rohantime…. Introducing Rohan’s 1st Mountaineering Consultant In 1978 Nigel became Rohan’s 1st First Mountaineering Consultant and took an electric blue Windlord jacket to Alaska…

24/12/2017 × 0 comments

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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