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.

Quick reference: a "cheat sheet" for buying down-filled Marmot sleeping bags

You probably know this already, but Marmot makes really, really nice sleeping bags, especially the down bags. Honestly, it’s hard to go wrong with any of them! That said, there are so many different Marmot down sleeping bags, it can…

Rock/Creek would like to thank headline sponsors, the American Alpine Club and Arc’teryx (makers of all those awesome alpine rain jackets and climbing packs) in our successful, and quite entertaining, pint night with Will Gadd this past Saturday evening at…

Calling All Chattanooga Entrepreneurs!

Rock/Creek is excited that Chattanooga’s “Will This Float?” startup competition will this year focus on outdoor recreation and sustainability, a couple topics obviously close to our hearts here. You have to apply for the pitch competition by Sunday, November 9th,…

Moccasin Bend visitors center

This Monday, November 10th, from 3-4 pm, The National Park Service and Friends of Moccasin Bend National Park will celebrate the opening of a new public access area within the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District on Hamm Road in Chattanooga,…

Happy Halloween!

Don’t be afraid of the dark! Light up the night this Halloween.

Patagonia Down Jackets now feature Traceable Down

Big news! Patagonia has announced that, from this point forward, all Patagonia down jackets exclusively feature its “Traceable Down” standard — in fact, every down garment in their product line, right now. This expands dramatically upon the limited use of…

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Guest Post: Table Rock Ultra 50-Miler

This trail race report comes our way from guest poster Jeff Nagy, a veteran of several Salomon Rock/Creek Trail Series races attempting his first 50-miler. Thanks for the write-up, Jeff! The Table Rock Ultras 50 mile and 50K took place…