trailmix The L.L.Bean Blog
There's a lot going on at L.L.Bean, and this is the place to keep up with all the latest news. Our blog is chock-full of great ideas and advice to inspire your outdoor adventures – as well as updates on products, sales and events in Freeport, Maine, and around the country.
Life is a highway: Meet your new Bootmobile drivers.
Before this summer, Sunny Millett and Ben Sandy were being driven by lots of things. Career ambitions. Growing responsibilities. The desire to stay in their home state of Maine. In June, they started doing the... More
Scot B., Senior Developer for Equipment in Merchandising at L.L.Bean, has always had a fascination for Alaska, since reading articles about it in National Geographic as a child. As a registered Maine Guide and an experienced outdoorsman, he takes every opportunity to test our gear on outdoor adventures with family and friends. Over the past… More
Bill Gorman is great-grandson of legendary outdoorsman and pioneering outdoor retailer Leon Leonwood Bean. As host of Outdoor Channel’s L.L.Bean Guide to the Outdoors, Bill has traveled the globe and logged countless miles in search of trophies, adventures and lasting memories with family and friends. Whether he’s in pursuit of red stag in Austria, Dall… More
We invited Dolores and Dan, bloggers at Acadia on My Mind and co-authors of multiple hiking guides, to share insider tips for making the most of a trip to Acadia National Park. In addition to their blog, you can find them on Facebook. The latest edition of “Best Easy Day Hikes, Acadia National Park,” was published in April 2015 by… More
We recently caught up with Daniel D., an L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools (ODS) instructor from our Victor, NY store, who was excited to jump on board (literally) to share his love for paddleboarding and his excitement for teaching new skills. What made you want to be an ODS Instructor? Growing up in the Adirondacks,… More
There are two ways to hike the famous Appalachian Trail: “thru-hiking,” which means a continuous trip from one terminus to the other; and “section-hiking,” which means splitting the hike into sections and tackling them piece by piece, perhaps out of order, perhaps over years. Jeff Ryan didn’t realize, when he first set foot on… More
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