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Save your local gear shop: We've launched a new campaign to keep independent retailers going through these uncertain times. Read a letter from SNEWS' editor-in-chief, Kristin Hostetter, about the initiative.

In this togetherJen Gurecki, founder and CEO of Coalition Snow and editor-in-chief of SISU magazine, has formed a digital support group for struggling small businesses.

Brands to the rescue: Outdoor companies have started implementing revenue-sharing programs to help retailers weather the crisis.

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Outdoor Retailer is still on: For now.

Regardless, Mountain Hardwear pulls out: The company will not participate in the 2020 Summer Market, according to a representative.

An enormous hit: Vail Resorts has projected that it will lose up to $200 million from coronavirus resort closures. [New Country 99.1]

A rude return: These Grand Canyon rafters went off the grid for 25 days. They came back to a world utterly different than the one they left. [The New York Times]

Coronavirus aid: A COVID-19 resource guide has been released for Utah small business owners.

Need to clear your head?: Try these quarantine-friendly activities that don’t cost any money. [Gear Junkie]

A sweet addition: Sweet Protection has named Atle Enberget as its new director of sales and marketing. [Bicycle Retailer]

Nonprofit windfall: The Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series raised more than $230,000 for California nonprofits this year.

Desperate times: Finally, folks stuck inside are getting creative with their exercise routines.