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Archive / February 1, 2018

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

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear  by Warren McLaren Not content with pioneering so many of the concepts which the outdoor industry now takes for granted (stretch legwear, softshell jackets, Napolean chest pockets, hipbelt/harness aware rainjackets, lightweight wind shirts and insulated sweaters, etc) Rohan also broke ground on probably the […]

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Rohantime Launched February 2009

Rohantime Launched February 2009

On the last weekend of February 2009 we gathered in The Lakes, at The Low Wood Hotel, to celebrate Rohan’s 21 years in The Lakes.  In the evening Colin Fisher, launched Rohantime. I don’t think any of us knew what to expect. We hoped Rohantime would become the heart of the Rohan Community, talking about […]

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Rohan Children’s Clothing Range – Rohan Heritage

Many moons ago Rohan produced a comprehensive range of children’s clothing.Functional, hard-wearing, quick drying, easy care fabrics are all fundamental to a carefully thought out range of children’s clothing. So why not use Rohan fabrics? At least that is what we thought, way back in the early 1980’s. Looking back now the concept of high specification […]

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On This Day May 8th 1978 – Rohan on Everest

The post below was first published on Rohantime in 2009. It has been republished today to mark the day 38 years ago 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 has a fantastic choice of fabrics […]

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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, properly constructed clothing can give.” Here’s the sentiment expressed another way: “We’re going to focus on what happens when our […]

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Chris Townsend on The Pacific Crest Trail

Chris Townsend Pacific Crest Trail 1982

Pacific Crest Trail Gear in 1982 … and what I’d take Chris Townsend looks back on the kit he took for his trip in 1982 and what he would take today. Chris has published a comprehensive kit list with weights of his kit for the trip. It makes a very interesting read… The section on […]

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