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

#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

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

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…

Salewa Speed Ascent honored with 2015 Outside Gear of the Year Award

Salewa Speed Ascent honored with 2015 Outside Gear of the Year Award

Outside has selected SALEWA as an honoree of their annual Gear of the Year Award, which recognizes the best new adventure sports gear of each season after months of rigorous testing. The SALEWA Speed Ascent Shoe at Rock/Creek was honored…

Osprey Aura AG and Atmos AG [New Video]

Osprey Aura AG and Atmos AG [New Video]

[Update: We’re now offering a free reservoir with any AG pack purchase, while supplies last. Click here to shop Osprey Packs with free reservoir] You’ve probably already heard about Osprey’s newest packs, the “AG” series. Some of our staff were…

5 Ways to celebrate Earth Day in Chattanooga

5 Ways to celebrate Earth Day in Chattanooga

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the original Earth Day.  Founded on April 22nd, 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson as a means of bringing an ecological awareness of our natural world to our daily life, Earth Day continues to…

Climbing Magazine Picks the Best New Climbing Gear for 2015

Climbing Magazine Picks the Best New Climbing Gear for 2015

In case you missed it, Climbing magazine just released their choices for the year’s best gear. This one’s special to us because we hosted the editors here in Tennessee and showed them all the classic climbing in the Chattanooga area. Here are…

Outdoor vendor fair & tent demo added to 3 State

Outdoor vendor fair & tent demo added to 3 State

Rock/Creek today announces plans for an outdoor vendor fair and camping tent demo day, as well as a pint night to celebrate the 2015 3 State 3 Mountain bike ride on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 2015. “We’re inviting our…

KEEN UNEEK: "Open Air Footwear"

KEEN UNEEK: “Open Air Footwear”

If you’re a fan of KEEN sandals like the classic Newport, you may have seen this crazy shoe-sandal hybrid in our stores or online recently. It’s a new “open air footwear” concept from designer Rory Fuerst, Jr. and they’re called…

The Best Rain Jackets Under $199: Our Picks

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,…