Paddling Grand Canyon

Thoughts on Paddling Grand Canyon for the Fourth Time

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

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.

What is Synchilla?

What is Synchilla?

Deep in Chilean Patagonia, on a single, remote ridge in the foothills of the Andes mountain range, in the shadow of the volcano Tinguiririca, the Patagonia Synchilla roams free. After growing fat on the scrubby, native vegetation that clings to…

Scenic City Adaptive Paddling earns $1,000 grant from Outdoor Nation

We’re happy to announce that the Scenic City Adaptive Paddling project has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Outdoor Nation, part of their Outsiders Ball Project Fund. This grant request was a collaboration between Rock/Creek and Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation Services,…

Photo gallery: Lula Falls access trail construction

Photo gallery: Lula Falls access trail construction

Volunteers have been hard at work building a new spur trail on Lula Lake Land Trust property, providing access from the doubletrack above Lula Falls to the bottom of the waterfall. This trail loses 110 feet of elevation in 0.2…

Rock/Creek named 2014 Grassroots Outdoor Alliance "Retailer of the Year"

Rock/Creek named 2014 Grassroots Outdoor Alliance “Retailer of the Year”

Chattanooga-based specialty outdoor retailer Rock/Creek has been named the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance’s “Retailer of the Year” award for 2014, the second consecutive year and third of the last four years. The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance (GOA) is a group of independent…

How to Clean Chaco Sandals

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…

Don’t miss our big Labor Day paddling sale at the Riverside & Ocoee stores!

ROCK/CREEK PADDLING SALE! If you’re in the area, check out the biggest sale of the year at our two paddlesports shops: Rock/Creek Ocoee Thu – Sun 9 AM – 6 PM Open Labor Day (Monday) 9 AM – 6 PM…

Chaco Sandals sale ends Monday!

WOMEN’S CHACO SALE MEN’S CHACO SALE Men’s Sandals Pictured: Z/2 Women’s Sandals Pictured: Sleet Chaco Flips Pictured: Flip Vibe Shop all Chaco Pictured: Z/1 Featured: Women’s ZX/2 Sandal “I used to wear sandals and flip flops that would kill my…

How to shop for men’s Patagonia board shorts

We are asked about these a lot, and what the difference is between the various models, so I thought I’d try to write a guide to help everyone decide which option best suits their needs! ~Jeff Shop all of our…