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…

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…

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…

Horny Toad is now Toad&Co

Well, it’s official: as of a few days ago, Rock/Creek favorite Horny Toad has changed their name to Toad&Co. We eagerly await the arrival of the new Spring 2015 Toad & Co line, which should start landing in Rock/Creek stores…

Jacket Temperature Ratings for Patagonia

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…

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…

Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race

Rock/Creek today announces that registration opens on January 1 at 1PM Eastern for the 10.2 mile Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race and the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, both presented by Salomon. These two races are the foundation of Rock/Creek’s highly successful…

Our 10 favorite articles of 2014 We’ve managed to publish quite a bit on the Rock/Creek Chronicle this year, and as the year draws to a close we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some…

Layering clothing for outdoor sports

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…

Guest Post: Why Kayak Fishing?

This article comes our way via Matt Brooks, one of our kayak fishing ambassadors. I am the proud parent of two boys, a 15-year-old and a 12-year-old. Of all the aspirations of my life, being a great dad ranks as…