Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race

Rock/Creek today announces that registration opens on January 1 at 1PM Eastern for the 10.2 mile Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race and the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, both presented by Salomon. These two races are the foundation of Rock/Creek’s highly successful…

How to layer outdoor clothing

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…

Backpacking Gear List from Rock/Creek's Experts

Are you looking for a backpacking gear checklist? We get this question quite a bit, so we’ve created this essential gear list. Please let us know what you think in the comments below, and share if we’ve done a good…

Rock/Creek Proudly Presents 28th 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge

Today, the Chattanooga Bike Club and leading outdoor retailer Rock/Creek are proud to announce Rock/Creek’s presenting sponsorship for the 2015 edition of the club’s iconic 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge. The bike ride will take place on May 2, 2015….

Paddling Grand Canyon

Our resident paddling expert, Daxton Bacalman, just headed out west to start his fourth paddle through Grand Canyon. We asked for some thoughts and for him to write down his packing list for us. If you’re asking yourself what to…

Grand Canyon Rafting Gear List

Our resident paddling expert, Daxton Bacalman, explains his fascination with Grand Canyon and tells us what he’s packing for his third trip on the Colorado River through the canyon.

Temperature ratings for jackets? No. Just... no.

Lately, we’ve been fielding the same question from many of our customers: “What temperature are these jackets rated for?” We’ve been asked so many times, in fact, that we thought it made sense to write an in-depth article explaining our…

Our 10 favorite articles of 2014 We’ve managed to publish quite a bit on the Rock/Creek Chronicle this year, and as the year draws to a close we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some…

Guest Post: Why Kayak Fishing?

This article comes our way via Matt Brooks, one of our kayak fishing ambassadors. I am the proud parent of two boys, a 15-year-old and a 12-year-old. Of all the aspirations of my life, being a great dad ranks as…

Salewa Ramble Wins National Geographic 2014 Gear of the Year Award

You are going to begin to hear a lot about GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ in the outdoor industry heading into 2015, as the legendary waterproof-breathable textile company rolls out its latest waterproof breathable technology for footwear companies. GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ hit the market early…

Rock/Creek's Christmas Shopping Schedule

With holiday shopping starting to accelerate, you may be worried about getting your products in time to get them under the tree on Christmas Eve. We understand, and we want to help put you at ease, while still instilling enough…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Upchuck 50k race report

Race Details: Man, oh man… what an Upchuck! Upchuck is always a memorable experience, and one of those small and challenging races that truly embraces the ultra running experience at its simplest. Runners won’t find loads of swag here or…