Monthly Archives: December 2013

  1. Thursday, 12/26/13

    From Field to Foot: The Making of the Fenway L.L.Bean Boot

    In 1912, our founder, Leon Leonwood Bean, die-hard Red Sox fan and outdoorsman, created a boot to help fellow adventurers enjoy even the harshest of weather. One hundred years and a Fenway Park partnership later, we’ve created something that fuses the design he loved with the team he couldn’t live without – a boot that… More

  2. Thursday, 12/26/13

    Our National Park Series: Olympic National Park

    Whether you’re in the mood for exploring mountainous terrain, the rugged Pacific coast, or temperate rainforests, Olympic National Park has something for every outdoorsperson. One of Washington state’s largest parks, Olympic boasts 1,441 square miles of relatively unspoiled landscapes, including 13 rivers surrounding the accompanying mountain range.     Exploring the Coast Over 60 miles… More

  3. Monday, 12/16/13

    From the Archives: Our Favorite Christmas Catalog Covers

    We’ve filled our Christmas catalogs with classic gifts and customer favorites for over a century. But one of our favorite parts of preparing the catalog isn’t choosing what goes inside, but finding the perfect cover to capture the charm of the season. Over the years we’ve featured the work of some notable artists – from… More

  4. Sunday, 12/15/13

    Stay Cozy. Stay Connected. Stay Playful. Our Christmas Gift Guide.

    Though the weather outside is frightful, we’ve put together three gift guides to keep your winter delightful. From staying warm in a fuzzy slippers and cozy pajamas to venturing in the outdoors with showshoes and fancy gadgets, there’s a little something here for every outdoor lover. Check out the interactive guides below for presents that… More

  5. Thursday, 12/12/13

    O Christmas Tree: Family Fun in the White Mountains

    Does your family like to find and cut your own Christmas tree? If you live close to a tree farm or a forest where tree cutting is permitted, hunting for the perfect tree can be an enjoyable and memorable family tradition. We asked guest blogger Justin Chase, writer of Outdoors, by Cracky!, to share his… More

  6. Tuesday, 12/10/13

    The Man Who Walked 75,000 Miles in L.L.Bean Boots

    Wildlife artist John Ruthven loves to walk. And he loves his L.L.Bean Boots. He has walked in them at least 4 miles a day, covering a total of more than 75,000 miles, over the past 50 years. Along with a sketchpad and pencil, his trusty boots are the only items that always go with him… More

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