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,…

New spring Marmot clothing & gear is here!

New spring Marmot clothing & gear is here! Men’s Outdoor Clothing Women’s Outdoor Clothing Marmot Camping Tents Marmot Sleeping Bags Marmot Down Sleeping Bags Check out our “Cheat Sheet” Marmot Rain Jackets The Rock/Creek Buyer’s Guide Back in stock, limited…

Frequently Asked Questions about the KAVU Rope Bag

Frequently Asked Questions about the KAVU Rope Bag

One of the most popular items on the Rock/Creek site right now is the KAVU rope bag, which means our customer service team fields more questions about this pack than almost anything else. I don’t blame our customers, either, since…

Osprey Aura 50 for women

Osprey Atmos & Aura Packs Win “Editor’s Choice” Awards

Osprey packs are staff favorites around Rock/Creek, even to the point where one of our writers is a bit obsessed with Osprey. We were excited to learn that Backpacker Magazine named the Atmos AG and Aura AG Packs from Osprey…

Making The North Face FuseForm: a Q&A

Making The North Face FuseForm: a Q&A

Today, we’re excited to be one of a very select group of retailers chosen to launch The North Face’s new “FuseForm” fabric technology. If you’ve ended up on this page because you’re already trying to buy one of the men’s…

Frequently Asked Questions about Chaco Sandals

Rock/Creekers wear Chacos, as do many of our customers …which means we field quite a few questions about them! To answer some of the most common ones, we’ve put together this FAQ to help you choose the right pair for…

Kavu Rope Bags are back in stock for spring

Over the past month or two, the #1 question on our site’s Q&A feature (by a wide margin) has been the following: “When will the Kavu Rope Bag be back in stock?” As of today, the following eight Spring 2015…

Jacket Temperature Ratings for Patagonia

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…

The North Face FuseForm Jackets: Now Available at R/C!

UPDATE, 2/27/15: The North Face FuseForm Jackets have arrived at Rock/Creek. Read our interview with the product team who designed the technology here, or shop for Fuseform here.   The North Face is proving its commitment to the latest in…