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  • For Patagonia dealers: The brand has teamed up with Locally to lead shoppers to the best stores to complete their purchase nearby. With the new Locally integration, shoppers across the globe can use Patagonia.com to find merchandise at their favorite Patagonia company stores or independent outdoor and specialty shops.
  • Deadline approaching: Applications to Gear.com's Give A Buck program, which will provide a minimum or $6,000 worth of gear to 12 young adventurers, are due by midnight on Sept. 15.
  • Good doggo: Trevor Thomas is a blind, sponsored through hiker. For 13 days, he climbed and descended 50,000 vertical feet on the Collegiate Loop Trail in Colorado. But not alone. His dog, Lulu, led the way.
  • New multi-resort ski pass: A group of skiers have created a new pass—the Indy Pass for $199—that's entirely separate from the $500-plus Epic, Ikon, and Mountain Collective passes. It caters to the entry-level and occasional skiers and riders.
  • Rossignol Group has teamed up with Verde Brand Communications to direct its public-relations efforts in North America, effective immediately.
  • Vasque has promoted Joe Peters to marketing director, and added two new positions. Shannon Wadsworth joined the marketing team in July as marketing coordinator. Kim Lyons will join the team as the community management specialist at the end of August. 

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