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High Atlas Dec 1997 - Rohan Olfio, Goa Trousers and Zip Polo

Nick Hughes Twenty Five Years Wearing Rohan

My name is Nick Hughes, I’m shop supervisor at Rohan Woodbridge. Prior to that I’d spent 30 years working overseas in international development and emergency situations. I’ve worn Rohan for 25 of the 30 years I was overseas

14/07/2016 × 1 comment

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Rohan Keswick – Rohan Originals Collection

Rohan Keswick – Rohan Originals Collection

Do have a Rohan garment that you purchased before say the late 1980’s or your know was made ‘back in the day’? During my visit to Keswick Mountain Festival last month I was privileged to be invited to a private viewing of something special.

04/07/2016 × 6 comments

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The History of Rohan Classico – The Story

The History of Rohan Classico – The Story

Rohan Classico – The Story “Whether the destination is Everest or Eaton Square, the goal an impossible climb or hard fought-for contract, Rohan Daywear backs up adventurous spirit with the confidence which only well designed…

18/06/2016 × 1 comment

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Rohan Olfio – Designed To Last “What a bit of kit”

Rohan Olfio – Designed To Last “What a bit of kit”

I first came across Rohan clothing when I was 18 in 1984. I got a Rohan “Technical Jumper” for my 18th birthday present – it was brilliant and a constant companion when I did all my outdoor activities and travellings.

18/06/2016 × 2 comments

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Rohan Remembers the Original Rohanist

Rohan Remembers the Original Rohanist

Last year, on this day, we published on Rohantime a post about the late Paul Howcroft the original Rohanist. Who died on 14th Jun 1993. The response to this post was fantastic. Given the day that’s in it…

14/06/2016 × 2 comments

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Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

Chris Townsend – How Outdoor Gear Has Changed Since 1978

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.

09/06/2016 × Comments are Disabled

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Hillary & Tenzing Reach Everest Summit 11:30am May 29th 1953

Hillary & Tenzing Reach Everest Summit 11:30am May 29th 1953

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…

29/05/2016 × 3 comments

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Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Warren McLaren has taken a detailed look at Rohan’s ground-breaking next-to-the-skin garments made of Dunova, a modified acrylic fibre from Bayer that first came to the market in the early 1980’s.

15/05/2016 × 2 comments

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On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

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.

06/05/2016 × 0 comments