Archive for January, 2010

Rohan Flashback

Was this the First Olfio?

Was this the First Olfio?

A Rohan tradition still going strong. It is not only Rohan Clothing that has a long tradition

31/01/2010 × 4 comments

Rohan News

A Real Guarantee

A Real Guarantee

A real guarantee A story for you – bear with me, it has a good ending. About 15 or more years ago our friend Phil got me drunk at lunchtime in a pub in Bristol and we staggered out in the rain and somehow found ourselves in a Rohan clothing […]

24/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

History of Rohan Clothing

History of Rohan Clothing

Charting the history of iconic British outdoor clothing brands. The product heritage of British brands like, Rohan, Berghaus, Blacks of Greenock, Karrimor, Ultimate and Wintergear. Charting the evolution of outdoor gear

24/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Outdoor Clothing

Rohan Pinnacle Jacket Review

Rohan Pinnacle Jacket Review

Customer review Rohan Pinnacle Jacket “I have owned this jacket approximately one month. I am a ‘critical’ user of outdoor gear however, I was drawn to this jacket because of the durability of the material and the simplicity of the front zip. I have worn this jacket with a harness […]

24/01/2010 × Comments are Disabled

Rohan Outdoor Clothing

Rohan Icelanders vs Winter Bags?

Icelanders or Winter Bags. I think that if you are looking for a pair of trousers that will take the wear and tear of winter walking, I would recommend the Icelanders. They have a much tougher outer fabric (polyamide canvas – even harder wearing than cordura!) than the winter bags […]

21/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Rohan Bags for Bags

Rohan Bags for Bags

The pockets in Rohan Bags go on for ever. A Rohan customer talks about making her old Rohan Bags into a new bag. Creative reuse in action.

20/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

My Recent Visit to Nepal

My Recent Visit to Nepal

Creating a new NGO in Nepal. Barbara Holl has been involved in creating a new NGO to protect the interests of children resident in a hostel near Sundarijal National Reserve, on the edge of the Kathmandu Valley.

17/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Hand me down

Hand me down

Hand me down Rohan Clothing 30 years and more. A previous poll on Rohantime regarding how long you kept your Rohan Clothing told us that most of you hold on to your garments for at least 5 years, and some even longer. The question we would like your help in answering now, is what do you do with you Rohan Clothing when you decide the time has come to part company with it?

17/01/2010 × 0 comments

Rohan Outdoor Clothing

Rohan On Route Trousers

Rohan On Route Trousers

I’ve been wearing my pair of Rohan On Route Trousers more or less solidly since I bought them about 6 months ago (Yes I do wash them – but overnight so they are ready the next day). The button fell off and was sewn back on, but apart from that […]

14/01/2010 × 0 comments