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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.

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Touring the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge with Justin Chase

Justin Chase is a regular guest blogger here at L.L.Bean Trailmix, as well as the writer of one of our favorite outdoor blogs, Outdoors, by Cracky! Last year, Justin wrote about a family visit to Maine Audubon’s East... More

  1. Friday, 2/27/15

    Cold Comfort

    A Photographer Captures the Maine Tradition of Ice Fishing with Her Bob- House Portraits   When the lakes freeze across Maine, hundreds of little villages appear on the windswept expanses.They are populated with little shelters called bob-houses –named for the bobbing of a line through a hole in the ice – and people of all… More



  2. Thursday, 2/26/15

    Q&A with The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore

    For years L.L.Bean has been proud to equip the on-air meteorologists of The Weather Channel with the outerwear and gear they need to stay warm, dry and protected. Throughout the season, we’ll be highlighting these amazing and inspiring individuals so you can learn more about what it takes to do what they do. We previously… More



  3. Thursday, 2/19/15

    Q&A with The Weather Channel’s Paul Goodloe

    For years L.L.Bean has been proud to equip the on-air meteorologists of The Weather Channel with the outerwear and gear they need to stay warm, dry and protected. Throughout the season, we’ll be highlighting these amazing and inspiring individuals so you can learn more about what it takes to do what they do. We previously… More



  4. Friday, 2/13/15

    Ski Boots: The Bootmobile Mountain Tour

    Snow is flying, the days are starting to get longer and skiers and boarders are flocking to the mountains in search of deep powder and perfect turns. Our L.L.Bean Bootmobile wants to meet you there! In January the L.L.Bean Bootmobile officially kicked off its Bootmobile Mountain Tour, traveling across the Northeast to help skiers and… More



  5. Thursday, 2/12/15

    “Constantly improving”: Seth Wescott talks about his partnership with L.L.Bean

    When we design a piece of outerwear or active clothing, we want it to provide peak levels of comfort, even in extreme situations—like, say, winning a global snowboarding competition. Which is why we feel lucky to get feedback from Seth Wescott—the most decorated snowboard cross athlete in history.   Since 2011, Seth has given us… More



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