Lula Lake Lands New Executive Director

Mike Pollock tapped as new leader Lookout Mountain, GA July 1, 2015 — The Lula Lake Land Trust has tapped long-standing board member Michael Pollock to be its new Executive Director. Following an exhaustive national search dating back to November…

Rock/Creek Race Team member to attempt Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

This Saturday, local Rock/Creek Race Team member, Nathan Holland will join a mass of anxious, highly-trained, and headlamp-clad runners, in the pre-dawn darkness of Squaw Valley, California.  It will be the starting line of the 41st Western States 100-Mile Endurance…

We did it! Congrats to Chattanooga, "Best Town Ever" (Still)

Well, after a month of driving you guys insane posting about this Outside Magazine “Best Town Ever” contest, we’ve made it happen and we are, once again, officially the best town. I think “ever” is a little odd if you’re…

Rock/Creek announces the Second Annual Women's Trail Running Summit

After a very successful Women’s Trail Running Summit last summer, Rock/Creek is pleased to announce a 2nd Annual Women’s Trail Running Summit.  Last year’s event, held at Wasson Lodge in Camp Ocoee, sold out in under an hour and included…

The Best Rain Jackets Under $199: Our Picks

Choosing a waterproof-breathable rain jacket means dealing with a bit of option paralysis — there are so many choices, and prices range from $100 to $500 (and up)! We’ve dug into individual brands before, like our Marmot rain jacket guide,…

Layering clothing for outdoor sports

What is Layering? If you’ve spent any time in the outdoors, you’ve heard the term “layering.” If you’re new to outdoor activities, though, or maybe if you own a fleece or rain jacket but not much else in the way…

How to Clean Chaco Sandals

Here at Rock/Creek, we consider ourselves to be Chaco Sandals experts. After all, we live in a climate where we can wear ours almost year-round, and many of us do. This also, of course, means we’re experts in what Chacos…

Every once in a while we have the opportunity to hire a new group of retail associates, and with our new outdoor store opening in Cleveland, TN, along with a few of our friends who are moving on for their summer…

Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Guy

Looking for the Perfect Gift for your hubby, brother, or dad? Our gear experts have scoured the site for the very best Gift Picks for Him: Father’s Day gift ideas from clothing to gear for climbing, kayaking, and hiking to…

Outdoor Chattanooga & Rock/Creek to Host Paddlesports Clinics and Demo Day on June 20th

Free, public event to include clinics and open boat demos at Harrison Bay State Park. Free pre-registration for morning clinics starts Tuesday 05/26 at www.rockcreek.com/demo The public is invited to join Outdoor Chattanooga and Rock/Creek for a free day of kayaking,…

#GearInAction Round-up for May: Final Days to Enter!

Our #GearInAction contest continues this week, ending on Sunday the 31st. Don’t forget to show us where all your cool outdoor gear takes you, and you could win free gear too. Here are a few of our favorites from this…

Exclusive: Chaco ZX/3 sandals in BLACK

This year, Chaco ups the ante on its classic, best-selling women’s ZX/2 Yampa by adding a triple-strap version: the new Chaco ZX/3 Yampa. Rock/Creek is the EXCLUSIVE retailer for the black webbing color, featuring an understated “XOXO” pattern. The ZX/3,…

Sara's Picks for Spring

  Rock/Creek: Sara, you’re Rock/Creek’s women’s buyer and I know you’re interested in fashion. Can you sum up your style in one sentence? Sara: I’m a gemini, so I like to think that each of my twins has its own…