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Rohan Flashback

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Idle surfing looking for the name of an independent outdoor shop in Burnley in mid 1970’s prompted by a recent comment on a post on Rohantime first published February 2009… The 1st Rohan Garment…

23/05/2017 × 20 comments

Rohan Flashback

From the blogs – Windshirt or Fleece. Are they alternatives?

From the blogs – Windshirt or Fleece. Are they alternatives?

A recent post from Chris Townsend asked the question Windshirt or Fleece. Are they alternatives? caught our eye. No surprise because Windshirts, over the years, have been an important part of Rohan Heritage.

10/05/2017 × 3 comments

Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback History and Memories

Rohan Flashback History and Memories

The Rohan Heritage category on Rohantime is called Rohan Flashback. Over the years we have tried to record the history of Rohan on Rohantime in the words and experience of our friends and customers.

13/04/2017 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Warren McLaren has taken a detailed look at Rohan’s ground-breaking next-to-the-skin garments made of Dunova, a modified acrylic fibre from Bayer that first came to the market in the early 1980’s.

22/02/2017 × 4 comments

Rohan Flashback

Was the Starkhorn the first Rohan Jacket?

Was the Starkhorn the first Rohan Jacket?

A couple of strange things happened during October, within a few hours of each other. I was asked this question by a Rohan Customer – What was the first Rohan jacket? I was at the time sorting the Gift Your Gear donations.

10/02/2017 × 2 comments

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From the Archive: Rohan All Lite Up

From the Archive: Rohan All Lite Up

The picture above is all that is left of any illustration showing Rohan Flashback garments. Flashback was another very early bespoke Rohan fabric. Created for a particular end use. We have mentioned on Rohantime …

03/02/2017 × 7 comments

Rohan Flashback

Trail Magazine December 2016 – Hall of Fame

Trail Magazine December 2016 – Hall of Fame

Did you spot the Trail Gear Hall of Fame in Trail Magazine December 2016? 30 inventions, design classics and must own pieces of kit that changed the outdoor landscape. Includes Gore-Tex Primus Therme-aRest Helly Hansen Lifa…

11/01/2017 × 0 comments

Rohan Flashback

The History of Rohan Classico – The Story

The History of Rohan Classico – The Story

Rohan Classico – The Story “Whether the destination is Everest or Eaton Square, the goal an impossible climb or hard fought-for contract, Rohan Daywear backs up adventurous spirit with the confidence which only well designed…

18/12/2016 × 1 comment

Rohan Flashback

How many Rohan Pullover smocks are there?

How many Rohan Pullover smocks are there?

A few days ago this question was posted on the forum. How many Rohan Pullover smocks are there? We asked Ben from Rohan Keswick who has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Rohan History if he could list all the Rohan…

20/08/2016 × Comments are Disabled