Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback

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…

05/04/2017 × 2 comments

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Rohan Children’s Clothing Range- Rohan Heritage

Rohan Children’s Clothing Range- Rohan Heritage

Rohan Childrens Clothing range called Mille Miglia was released in 1985. The range encompassed all those qualities of Rohan Clothing. Before Mille Miglia came Chaps micro/mini Rohan Bags.

28/03/2017 × Comments are Disabled

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Rohan Original – The One That Started It All…

Rohan Original – The One That Started It All…

The Rohan Originals collection in Rohan Keswick has developed over the last few years and is now the most comprehensive Rohan Heritage collection in the country. Each new addition to the collection tells the story…

12/03/2017 × 1 comment

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Interested in the History of Outdoor Gear?

Interested in the History of Outdoor Gear?

We have talked a lot on Rohantime about the innovation and evolution of UK outdoor gear. It’s a subject that interests us. The stories on Rohantime that have looked a little closer at some of the developments in the industry…

03/03/2017 × 0 comments

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Rohantime Launched Eight Years Ago

Rohantime Launched Eight Years Ago

On the last weekend of February 2009 we gathered in The Lakes, at The Low Wood Hotel, to celebrate Rohan’s 21 years in The Lakes. In the evening Colin Fisher, launched Rohantime. I don’t think any of us knew what to expect.

26/02/2017 × 2 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.

22/02/2017 × 4 comments

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Was the Starkhorn the first Rohan Jacket?

Was the Starkhorn the first Rohan Jacket?

A couple of strange things happened during October, within a few hours of each other. I was asked this question by a Rohan Customer – What was the first Rohan jacket? I was at the time sorting the Gift Your Gear donations.

10/02/2017 × 2 comments

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From the Archive: Rohan All Lite Up

From the Archive: Rohan All Lite Up

The picture above is all that is left of any illustration showing Rohan Flashback garments. Flashback was another very early bespoke Rohan fabric. Created for a particular end use. We have mentioned on Rohantime …

03/02/2017 × 7 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…

19/01/2017 × 0 comments