Patagonia Pro Purchase Requisiti

Patagonia Pro Purchase Program Category Qualifications
Pro Applicant - Please read below for the categories of outdoor & industry professionals we support and the qualifications we require for acceptance in our pro program. When reading this and filling out the application, please remember that membership in this program should be considered a privilege and not a right or entitlement. No matter your qualification or possible connections, people that do not send in the proper credentials or fail to follow procedures will not be eligible for the program. Also, please understand that qualifications have changed over the past few years and will continue to change and shift due to company needs, market concerns or issues and industry changes. What may have qualified you in the past may not qualify you in 2007 and beyond. The entire company of Patagonia works hard to provide qualified people with the best possible pro program so please read the below information and fill out your application carefully and completely so there are no unnecessary delays in signing up qualified individuals. You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address.

Thank you – Your Patagonia Pro Sales Team

Climbing & Mountaineering Guides
Individual and personal climbing guide pro purchase accounts are available only for certified mountain guides (UIAGM), certified mountain instructors (AMI) or full time working, certified climbing instructors. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address, together with your supporting documentation including but not limited to your current certification card; your personal business card and brochure or website detailing your personal guiding programs. All of this is required for us to consider your application. Access to this program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Current UIAGM, AMI certification or climbing instructor license
  • Supporting documentation (business card, brochure, etc.)

Group accounts see Climbing Guide Services below

Climbing & Mountaineering Guide Services & Bureau de Guides
Group Guide Service accounts are established for coordinators of UIAGM certified guide services to purchase company issued guide gear only. All company orders must be placed via phone or fax using company letterhead by this one coordinator.

Four orders a year are allowed and these orders must represent either 1) group-coordinated look and not be made of assorted items for various guides of your company or 2) a coordinated supply order for essential gear such as client rentals. No drop shipping is allowed; all order must go to company headquarters.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address, together with your supporting documentation including but not limited to your current certification card; your personal business card and brochure or website detailing your personal guiding programs. All of this is required for us to consider your application. Access to this program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Current certification card
  • Personal business card
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • Designation of responsible coordinator to sign off on orders

Adventure/Active Travel Guides
Individual and personal adventure/active travel pro purchase accounts are available for year-round, full-time, benefited employees of Adventure/Active travel companies. Your company must offer multi-day outings that are human powered and do not include sightseeing tours or bus/van/air tours. Your company must also have a published statement of responsible travel for the places you travel to. Lastly, your personal contact e-mail address must be tied to the company you work for (i.e. sam@worldexpeditions.com). This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

Group accounts are established for coordinators to purchase company gear only. All company orders must be placed via phone or fax using company letterhead by this one coordinator. Two orders a year are allowed and these orders must represent either a group coordinated look and not be made of assorted items for various members of your company or a coordinated supply order for essential gear.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address, together with your supporting documentation including but not limited to your current company brochure; pay stub (with salary information blacked out); letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment, and job description. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. All of this is required for us to consider your application and anything less will not be accepted. Access to this program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

Please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • Personal business card
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • Job description & letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment

Environmental Professionals
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts may be available for paid, full-time, year round employees of non-profit environmental groups that have been supported by Patagonia’s Environmental Grants program within the last 2 years. This account will be for individual access and not meant for volunteers, part-time workers or members of any board of directors or advisory groups. Applicant must be employed with this group full-time, and at least 10 months of the year. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address, together with your supporting documentation; personal business card; pay stub (with salary information blacked out) & letter from your HR department or director of program reflecting full- time employment, and job description. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. All of this is required for us to consider your application and anything less will not be.

Please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed filled out application form
  • Current brochure
  • Personal business card
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • Job description & letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment

Fishing Guides
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts are available for licensed fishing guides only who can submit the supporting documents listed below. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with supporting documentation as to your professionalism. We only accept those guides or commercial fisherman whose main source of income comes from guiding. Unfortunately we don’t allow weekend guides so please include documentation of at least 50 days of guiding or commercial fishing per year - this may come from multiple guiding services or companies you work for throughout the world. Additional supporting documentation required includes but is not limited to a current company brochure; catalogue or personal advertisement listing your name as a guide; a personal business card from the guide service and a letter of reference from the guide service you are employed by.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Proof of 50 days of guiding per year
  • Brochure, catalogue or personal advertisement listing your name as a guide
  • Guiding service business card
  • Letter of reference from the guide business you work for

Fishing Guide Services and Lodges
Group accounts are available for fishing lodges or guide services. All operations must provide a brochure detailing business structure & guiding regions; a list of current licensed full time guides. Working guides may order during working season, limited gear only through a designated equipment manager. Group accounts only.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation including but not limited to current company brochure/catalogue, list of current and active guides, designation of responsible coordinator (owner/manager) to sign off on orders and company website address.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • List of current full time guides
  • Designation of responsible coordinator to sign off on orders

Industry
Individual and personal industry pro purchase accounts are available for year-round, full-time, benefited employees of member companies in the outdoor, snowsports, bike, surf, skate and other related industries. Your company must be a member of industry associations or exhibit at tradeshows (such as ISPO, OUTDOOR, EUROBIKE). Part-time and seasonal employees are not eligible for a pro account. Recipients of this program must also ensure Patagonia employees have reciprocal pro deal offerings available. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation including but not limited to personal business card; pay stub (with salary information blacked out) and a letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment, and job description. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. All of this is required for us to consider your application and anything less will not be accepted.
Retail employees of Patagonia dealers are not eligible for this program and should use the employee purchase program – Contact your Patagonia Sales Rep or Patagonia Dealer Services +33 450 88 44 05

Retail employees of non-Patagonia retail outlets are not eligible for this program.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
    pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • Personal business card or letter stating full-time employment from your HR department
  • Company e-mail address
  • Mailing address located at corporate offices

Group accounts are not available for this category

JOURNALISTS
Individual and personal media pro purchase accounts are available for year-round, full-time, benefited employees of magazines that represent the outdoor/snowsports/bike/surf or related industries, or journalist who work write about environmental questions/protection of the environment.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation including but not limited to you press card, current publication you represent; personal business card; pay stub (with salary information blacked out) & letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment and job description. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. All of this is required for us to consider your application.

We also accept independent writers that can submit 2 published pieces from the previous year that dealt specifically to these industries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Press card, personal business card or letter stating full-time employment from your HR department or 2 examples of your work from the last 12 months
  • Company e-mail address
    pay stub (with salary information blacked out) & letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment, if you are not a free-lance
  • Mailing address located at corporate offices

Group accounts do not apply to this category

Outdoor/environmental/experiential education
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts are available in this category ONLY to those that can prove through supporting documentation at least 10 months out of a calendar year involvement with a dedicated wilderness and or environmental/experiential education program running throughout the calendar year. One must work a minimum of 40 weeks per year in the outdoor education/guiding business in either ownership, operational status or actual in field guiding to have an individual account.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation. For full-time, year-round employees with a dedicated wilderness, environmental/experiential education program running throughout the calendar year, one must work a minimum 40 weeks of field work per year. Please include your schedule or contracts as well as current company brochures. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • Personal business card
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • Job description & letter from your HR department(s) reflecting a minimum 40 weeks of field work per year

Photographers
We accept applications from full-time professional photographers only. Photographers must submit on a regular basis to our photo department. Click here to see the submission guidelines.

To apply: For professional photographers, please submit examples of your work and a completed application.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Press card
  • Proof of regular photo submission to Patagonia
  • Examples of work or website address

River Rafting, Sea Kayak or Paddling Guides
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts are available in this category ONLY to those that can prove through supporting documentation a river rafting/kayak instructor license and at least 4 months out of a calendar year involvement in the river (raft or kayak) or sea-kayaking guiding business in either ownership, operational or actual on-river guiding. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation as to your professionalism and detailing your 4 month of the year involvement. Additional supporting documentation required includes but is not limited to a current company brochure; catalogue or personal advertisement listing your name as a river guide, owner or operator; a personal business card from the guiding service. On the application, your mailing address must be the same as your corporate office and your e-mail must be your work e-mail address. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Your river rafting guide/kayak instructor license
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • Personal business card
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • Job description & letter from your HR department(s) reflecting a minimum of 4 months of field work per year

Group accounts see River or Sea Kayaking Guide Services below

River or Sea Kayaking Guide Group River or Sea Kayaking Guide
Service accounts are established for coordinators of services to purchase company issued guide gear only. All company orders must be placed via phone or fax using company letterhead by this one coordinator. This program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

Two orders a year are allowed and these orders must represent either a group coordinated look and not be made of assorted items for various guides of your company or 2) a coordinated supply order for essential gear such as client rentals, etc. Orders must ship to company headquarters, not drop shipped to other locations.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation including company brochure and a list of licensed guides for the current year. All of this is required for us to consider your application. This offer may not be valid for certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalog
  • Designation of responsible coordinator to sign off on orders

Ski/Snowboard Instructors
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts for ski instructors are available only for current certified snowsports instructors that work at least 4 month out of a calendar year full time. This offer is good only for individual accounts and may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation as to your professionalism and detailing your 4 month of the year full time involvement, pay stub (with salary information blacked out) & letter from your HR department reflecting full- time employment.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of a current snowsports instructor license
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)

Ski- & Snowboard Schools
Ski-& Snowboard School accounts are established for coordinators of certified schools to purchase company issued ski instructor gear only. All company orders must be placed via phone or fax using company letterhead by this one coordinator.

Two orders a year are allowed and these orders must represent a group-coordinated look and not be made of assorted items for various guides of your company. No drop shipping is allowed; all order must go to company headquarters.

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address, together with your supporting documentation including but not limited to your current certification card; your personal business card and brochure or website detailing your ski school program. All of this is required for us to consider your application. Access to this program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Current certification card
  • Personal business card
  • Seasonally current brochure or catalogue
  • Designation of responsible coordinator to sign off on orders

Ski Patrol
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts for ski patrollers are available only for current paid, professional, certified patrollers who are employed full-time in season

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation. Pro patrol individuals must be able to provide a current pay check stub (with salary information blacked out), a written letter from your patrol director and/or HR department on company letterhead confirming your professional full-time status. This program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of a current ski patrol license
  • Recent pay stub (with salary blacked out)
  • written letter from your patrol director and/or HR department on company letterhead

Paragliding/Hang gliding Instructors
Individual and personal pro purchase accounts for Paragliding/Hanggliding Instructors are available only for current paid, professional, certified patrollers who are employed full-time in season

To apply: You find an application form here please print, fill out, sign and send it to the below address with your supporting documentation. Instructors must be able to provide a current pay check stub (with salary information blacked out) and a written letter from your director and/or HR department on company letterhead confirming your professional full-time status. This program may not be offered in certain regions or countries.

In summation, please mail in to: Patagonia Europe, Pro Sales, P.A.E. les Glaisins – 23 Rue du Pré Faucon, 74940 Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of a current paragliding/hanggliding instructor license
  • Recent pay stub (with salary information blacked out)
  • written letter from your director and/or HR department on company letterhead confirming your professional full-time status