• Apparel giant learns from small Bend company how to repair gear, help Earth

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    Burton is taking gear repair tips from local Bend company Rugged Threads. Find out more here.

    Shredding it on the slopes is a beloved pastime in Central Oregon. If you’re a skier or snowboarder, you likely have a favorite coat along for the ride. It also means you probably wear down that coat and have to replace it.

    One big corporation decided to do something about that and has turned to a small Bend company to help customers preserve that gear while also helping the environment.

    An eight team members from Burton, a mega snowboard and apparel company, visited Bend earlier this month to learn from alterations company Rugged Thread.

    “We were looking at all…