Monthly Archives: January 2014


  1. Friday, 1/31/14

    10 Ways to Cure Cabin Fever

    With the polar vortex sending chills across the country, we know that it can be quite tempting to forego the outdoors in favor of a day on the couch. After all, we’re not all bred to summit Mount Washington in the world’s worst weather. But before you cozy up under your favorite blanket and begin… More



  2. Monday, 1/27/14

    Our National Parks Series: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    For our National Parks Series, we’ve featured locations off the beaten path and in exotic locations to help inspire others to get outdoors. This month, we’re visiting a classic American favorite – Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Named for the plumes of fog that hang amidst its mountain peaks, Great Smoky Mountains is both the… More



  3. Tuesday, 1/21/14

    L.L.Bean Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction

    We are honored to have been ranked #1 in customer satisfaction for the 2013 holiday season by two leading customer research firms, StellaService and ForeSee. L.L.Bean earned the highest possible rating in the Stella Monthly Benchmarks report, an objective evaluation of customer service performance across phone, email, shipping and returns.  According to their report, our… More



  4. Friday, 1/17/14

    The Red Sox World Championship Trophy Tour Is Coming to Freeport

    The 2013 World Championship trophy is coming to L.L.Bean on Saturday, January 25, and we couldn’t be more excited! Don’t miss this opportunity to take your picture with a Red Sox championship trophy.   Be sure to get a photo with L.L. Bear, too – he’s a big Sox fan, and wouldn’t miss this for… More



  5. Monday, 1/13/14

    Take a Walk on the Wintry Side: How to Snowshoe

    Snowshoeing has come a long way since its wood-and-leather days. While traditional snowshoes are still available, lighter modern snowshoes are ideal for walking, running and hiking in the winter months. The natural cushioning of snow beneath each step makes snowshoeing an excellent form of low-impact exercise. According to the American Hiking Society, snowshoeing can burn… More



  6. Thursday, 1/9/14

    Meet Kikkan Randall: World Champion Cross-Country Skier and L.L.Bean’s Newest Testing and Design Partner

    Kikkan Randall has a lot of titles on her resumé: Fastest Woman in Alaska on Skis (at 74.14 mph); USSA Cross-Country Skier of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010); Most Successful US Cross-Country Skier in History; and First World Cup Victory for an American Woman in Cross Country. We’re happy to announce that she has one… More



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