We believe the more time you spend outside together, the better. That’s why we design products that make it easier to take longer walks, have deeper talks and never worry about the weather. It’s like our founder always said – being outside brings out the best in us.

Leon Gorman was among the participants at the L.L.Bean-sponsored 1990 International Peace Climb on Mount Everest

Company History

From the birth of the boot to road trips in our king-sized Bootmobile, a lot can happen in over a hundred years.

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Former L.L.Bean president Leon Gorman testing equipment in the field


Our leaders are outdoor enthusiasts who know firsthand the value of time spent outside. 

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