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, […]
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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.
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,
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
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..
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,
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, […]
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…
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 […]