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.
We often get the question from Patagonia fans: “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 life in this region, […]
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, and we think it’s a great example of the potential for partnerships between private companies […]
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 miles! It replaces the existing access trail, which was built at an unsustainably steep grade […]
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 outdoor retailers who collaborate to improve the quality of experience for outdoor enthusiasts. This Retailer […]
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 Rock/Creek Riverside Mon – Sat 10 AM – 7 PM, Sun 1 PM – 6 […]