I have just 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.
We have been talking about Rohan Bags on Rohantime recently. It’s not often you can buy a new product today at the same price as 1990. I have just been looking at the Bags Price Index. We have been tracking the price of a pair of Bags…
Chris Townsend reminded us that 30 years ago on the last day on May he started The Continental Divide Trail. A 3100 mile walk that would take him from the snowbound Northern Rockies to the deserts of New Mexico.
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…
A post by Chris Townsend titled ’How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978‘ is a really interesting read. It charts some of our favourite gear over the 35 years. Boots, Tents , Clothing, Rucksacks, Sleeping Bags, Mats, Stoves.
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.
The BIG Sort is over. The outdoor gear donated is now with the Gift Your Gear Rohan beneficiary groups. A big thank you from everyone at Rohan for making this Gift Your Gear the best yet. We have made a difference.
The second Rohan Catalogue 1975. Illustrating Rohan Striders and Salopettes. Replica of the Norfolk Jacket, part of a small range made for a made for a customer in Japan. The Starkhorn & Windlord Jacket also illustrated.