Archive for August, 2011

Guest Contributors

A Wing and a Chair

A Wing and a Chair

Congratulations well done Dave! – August 25th Sydney At 11am on the 28th April 2011 pilot Dave Sykes in his P&M Aviation Quik set off on an epic solo, record breaking microlight journey from York, England to Sydney, Australia to celebrate 80 years since Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from […]

31/08/2011 × 0 comments

Rohan News

Rohan Keswick & Oxfam

Rohan Keswick & Oxfam

Two Keswick shop managers have joined forces to promote their businesses, help fight poverty and save the environment at the same time. Jamie Sims of Oxfam and Ben Evans of Keswick have partnered up for the summer. Customers can drop off any piece of used Rohan clothing to either store, […]

31/08/2011 × Comments are Disabled

Rohan Outdoor Clothing

Rohan Affinity Jacket

Rohan Affinity Jacket

Rohan Men’s Affinity Jacket – All the protection you really need, 90% of the time. Good design isn’t about how many features you can cram onto a jacket. It’s about how many you can take off. For us, the simplest solution is the best and our  minimalist Affinity Jacket represents […]

30/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Finding the SORCE

Finding the SORCE

SORCE to help make outdoor events more sustainable. A new project has just been launched in the Lake District to help make outdoor events more sustainable. Many of us enjoy the National Park every year either independently or taking part in the many great outdoor events, we walk, climb, run, cycle and enjoy the many […]

29/08/2011 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

A Walkers Paradise!

A Walkers Paradise!

Michelle Mendonca Madeira is a walkers paradise, many people already associate it with mountain treks and levada walks along the ancient irrigation canals. However, unknown to many, the sub-tropical island of Madeira is also one of the best locations for canyoning in Europe. Canyoning (travelling through canyons abseiling, scrambling, climbing […]

29/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Sahab Salute – In the News

Sahab Salute – In the News

British group make historic trek Group treks to reach summit   Slippery When Wet – 19 August Today’s exploits started with Stew leading the swift climb to the finishing point of the previous day, before heading west along the Death March. Due to some heavy rain during the night, the track […]

28/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Sabah Salute – A Gentle Trek!

Sabah Salute – A Gentle Trek!

Jungle Drums The primary jungle to the northeast of Telupid played host to today’s 15km of trekking. With rain a plenty, the team took the Death March track through the flowing river beds, on clay paths and up and above the 1000ft threshold of the Bauto Hills in order to […]

24/08/2011 × 0 comments

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Have you tried – Wingsuit flying?

Have you tried – Wingsuit flying?

Spread your arms ­and glide like a bird? Dreams of flying­ through the air like a superhero have captivated human imagination since time immemorial. Early wingsuits were made of materials such as canvas, wood, silk, steel, and even whale bone. They were not very reliable. between 1930 and 1961, 72 of the 75 […]

23/08/2011 × Comments are Disabled

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Rohan Harrogate Mosquito Net Story

Rohan Harrogate Mosquito Net Story

Rohan Harrogate reports Gambia Project nominated for Best Practice Award We have been following a fantastic story of how one person can make a really positive difference to the devastating effect of Malaria in children in The Gambia. Rohan Harrogate has been assisting customer Pauline Link with her Mosquito Net […]

22/08/2011 × 0 comments