In the Community


  1. Friday, 2/27/15

    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 Point Sanctuary. We received so much great feedback about his post and photos, we invited him to… More



  2. 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



  3. 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



  4. Thursday, 12/18/14

    L.L.Bean Employees Giving Back on the Appalachian Trail

    Since 1980, L.L.Bean employees, their families and friends have been maintaining an 18.5-mile section of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. For many years now, trip coordinators Laurie G. and Lisa R. have been avid volunteers, making sure the trail is clean and safe every spring and fall season. Here’s why they do it. When did… More



  5. Friday, 10/3/14

    Watch Your Step: A Hike on the Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park

    Our Employee Outing Club takes dozens of trips every year – everything from skiing and snowshoeing in the winter to hiking, paddling and camping in the summer. A recent trip took a group of L.L.Bean employees up the Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park, where a steep and rocky hike led them to picturesque views… More



  6. Monday, 9/29/14

    The L.L.Bean Bootmobile is heading back to school

    The temperature is dipping and the days are getting dark earlier which means winter is coming – and so is our L.L.Bean Bootmobile.   Starting today at University of New Hampshire, the L.L.Bean Bootmobile officially kicks off its third annual “Wintervention College Tour,” traveling across the Northeast to inspire students to get outfitted and get… More



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