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..
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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…
The post below was first published on Rohantime in 2009 it has been republished today to mark the day 34 years ago on May 8th 1978 – First ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen, by Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler one of the greatest mountaineering achievements. The outdoor equipment industry […]
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 […]
Seven Summits talk in Ripon Wednesday, 1st of June Tim Ralph – Mountaineer and Speaker is going to give his inaugural presentation specifically on climbing the highest mountain on each of our continents, known as the Seven Summits. He is one of only approximately 200 mountaineers worldwide who has summited […]
Calling all Everest climbers! A qualitative exploration of the psychological experience of climbing Mount Everest. ‘Technique and ability alone do not get you to the top; it is the willpower that is the most important. This willpower you cannot buy with money or be given by others..it rises from your […]
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 […]