Rohan Stories

Rohan Stories

Thermal underwear, and lots of it!

Thermal underwear, and lots of it!

Simon Powis is an academic at the University of St Andrews and a keen landscape photographer. He shares some thoughts with us on Rohantime on an often overlooked aspect of his hobby. I think I can safely say that landscape photographers are a slightly odd bunch of people. Let me […]

12/12/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Probably the best job in the world

Probably the best job in the world

Could this be the best job in the world? Each year from November to March, two Lake District Nation Park Fell Top Assessors trek daily to the summit of Helvellyn 950 metre to check conditions, take photos and supply a report to add to the Lake District National Park usual […]

06/12/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Henley Plus plumbs new depths

Henley Plus plumbs new depths

Just back from scuba diving in the Red Sea off The Sudan. In addition to my cube with normal travel kit of Rohan Ultra-Ts, pants, zip-off trouser, I popped in my new Henley Plus long-sleeved shirt in case it was cool in the evenings. No chance. In addition, the water […]

24/11/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

This Way to the Mountains

This Way to the Mountains

The Small Escape I won’t be around for a few days. Neither will our Design Manager and our Brand Communications Manager. We are slipping away through a small door we found at the back of the office here in Milton Keynes… The one marked “This Way to the Mountains”. It’s […]

18/11/2010 × 0 comments

Guest Contributors, Rohan Stories

Banking to Cycle Touring

Banking to Cycle Touring

International Banking to Adventure Cycle Touring This month we talk to Stephen Lord, author of The Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook a must-read for cyclists dreaming of long-distance journeys. Adventure cycle touring is a long way from International Banking. How did it all begin? I used to do a lot of walking […]

15/11/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Future Innovators for the Outdoors

Future Innovators for the Outdoors

The Innov_ex Design Prize 2011 is open for entries Innov_ex 2011 will be held on 12-13th April 2011 at Lancaster University Management School. This annual prize was introduced in 2007 by the organisers of the Innovation for Extremes conference, Mike Parsons and Mary Rose and was sponsored by NWTexnet. It […]

12/11/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Fault Line Living with Rohan

Fault Line Living with Rohan

Rohan & Fault Line Living Fault Line Living are winners of the 2010 ‘Go Beyond’ bursary from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Land Rover – a bursary designed to raise awareness of an aspect of Geography, as well as encourage participants to ‘go beyond’ their normal experiences. Over […]

07/11/2010 × Comments are Disabled

Rohan News, Rohan Stories

No Way Down in Keswick

No Way Down in Keswick

Graham Bowley, the author of ‘No Way Down’ will give a talk on Saturday 20th November  at 7.30pm in The Queen’s Hall, Keswick. It’s the summit of K2, on the 1st of August 2008. An exhausted band of climbers join the elite who have conquered the world’s most lethal mountain. […]

06/11/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Sunglasses Wanted Porters Progress

Sunglasses Wanted Porters Progress

Your sunglasses wanted! Give them a second life We have talked about the Porters’ Progress Charity on Rohantime before with regard to reusing unwanted Rohan garments. The most recent story was Tim Jaspers’ trip to Nepal where he was lucky enough to hand deliver some more Rohan garments to the […]

24/10/2010 × 0 comments