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Artist in Residence at Everest Base Camp

Artist in Residence at Everest Base Camp

In April 2016 Cumbrian artist Derek Eland became the first ever artist in residence at Everest Base Camp, living in a temporary community with 1000 people as they prepared to climb to the summit. “Being Human at Base Camp” is the first chance to experience Derek’s unique journey which was extraordinary, […]

01/06/2017 × 0 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.

06/04/2017 × 0 comments

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Everest Memories  – Leo Dickinson

Everest Memories – Leo Dickinson

Leo Dickinson is one of the outstanding action sports filmmakers in the field today. He has made over 50 films of his own and helped on many others. Leo entertained us at Rohantime 09 Dunster earlier in the year. Today, on Rohantime,

08/01/2014 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Skydiving – Shadow of Everest Leo Dickinson BBC Four Tonight

Skydiving – Shadow of Everest Leo Dickinson BBC Four Tonight

30th December at 21:50 BBC Four Endeavour: By Balloon Skydiving in the Shadow of Everest – ’where the earth meets the sky’ Leo Dickinson It was the thought of jumping that held my attention. Gorak Shep was 9000ft below me

30/12/2013 × Comments are Disabled

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Everest The Old Way – A Bright Remembering

Everest The Old Way – A Bright Remembering

We are really pleased to introduce John Driskell to Rohantime readers and a big thank you to readers for alerting us to Johns work. We are always keen to share hidden gems on Rohantime please share yours. In November 1967 John..

04/04/2013 × 0 comments

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The Hardest Climb

The Hardest Climb

Alistair Sutcliffe – The Hardest Climb Read on.. “My association with Rohan has been long-standing, kitting my expeditions out from the Rohan Shop in York with the assistance of Gary, the manager. I have tested their kit to the extreme from the top of Mount Everest to the South Pole,

07/08/2012 × 0 comments

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Ranulph Fiennes – Everest The Eiger…

Ranulph Fiennes – Everest The Eiger…

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Everest, The Eiger & More When world-renowned polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes turned his attentions from the great frozen wilderness of the Poles to the world’s highest and most testing mountains he faced several challenges. In his early sixties and recovering from a very severe heart attack, […]

11/07/2012 × 0 comments

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The Times – Rohan’s outside edge

The Times – Rohan’s outside edge

Simon Hills – The Times Men’s Style Published: 26 May 2012 Brand watch: Rohan was founded in Yorkshire in 1972 by keen walkers Paul and Sarah Howcroft… Peter Habeler made the first deoxygenated ascent of Everest wearing Rohan. The Crossborder jacket, £125, is a take on the Harrington, with…

31/05/2012 × Comments are Disabled

Rohan Harrogate Lectures

Account of Everest – Tim Ralph

Account of Everest – Tim Ralph

Rohan Harrogate Lectures –  October 4th Tim Ralph Mountaineer The Seven Summits It was at 6.30 on the morning of 23rd May 2010 that I realised a dream. I was standing on top of the world, at 8,848 metres above sea level the view from the highest mountain on our […]

28/09/2011 × 0 comments