How to layer outdoor clothing

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…

Salewa Ramble Wins National Geographic 2014 Gear of the Year Award

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…

Backpacking Gear List from Rock/Creek's Experts

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…

Our Cyber Monday sales end tonight!

Our Cyber Monday sales end tonight!

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.

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

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

Patagonia Down Jackets now feature Traceable Down

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…

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

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…

The Rock/Creek guide to Marmot rain jackets

I’ll be the first to admit it: it can be a bit confusing to shop for rain jackets. It seems every manufacturer has their own proprietary waterproofing technology, a couple of trademarked names, and there must be hundreds of different…

The North Face Thermoball Jackets are back!

The North Face Thermoball Jackets are back!

This time last year, The North Face was busy introducing their new Thermoball jacket collection. Jackets are expensive, of course — so one of the hardest things for a clothing manufacturer to do is introduce a jacket no one has…