THE L.L.BEAN A.T. RELAY
Walking the Walk
on the Appalachian Trail
We're sending 86 L.L.Bean employees to hike in pairs along sections of the legendary Appalachian Trail, from the foothills of Georgia to the mountains of Maine, passing 20 of our retail stores along the way. Because whether your trail leads you around the block or 2,200 miles up the East Coast, it's always better to walk it together.
Meet our A.T. Relay Hikers
Go for a walk with the people who make our company run.
Grace B. and Jeff M.
Trail names: Snax and Parm
Section hiked: Springer Mountain, GA to Winding Stair Gap, NC
Miles hiked: 118
Rusty W. and Christine B.
Trail names: Growler and Camaro
Section hiked: Winding Stair Gap, NC to Newfound Gap, TN
Miles hiked: 98
Nicole C. and Benn M.
Trail names: Jellybean and Coffeebean
Section hiked: Newfound Gap, TN to Devil Fork Gap, TN
Miles hiked: 102.5
Jess K. and Ethan M.
Trail names: Bad Movie
Section hiked: Devil Fork Gap, TN to Dennis Cove, TN
Miles hiked: 109
Josh A. and Benjamin H.
Section hiked: Dennis Cove, TN to Fox Creek Horse Camp, VA
Miles hiked: 93
Jonathan H. and Michael O.
Trail names: Mr. Green and Driver 8
Section hiked: Fox Creek Horse Camp, VA to Lick Skillet Hollow, VA
Miles hiked: 94
Preserving the Trail
For decades, hundreds of L.L.Bean employees have volunteered their time to make sure a section of the A.T. in Northern Maine stays pristine for all those who hike it. We're proud to have partnered with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to protect this special trail, while supporting dozens of cleanup efforts just like ours along its entire length.
Our A.T. Relay Packing List
When hitting the trail, it's important to pack light and pack smart. Here's how our hikers are loading up before they head out.
Get Outside with Us
It's easier than you think! Check your local store events page to see what FREE group outings are taking place near you.
Follow along as our teams share their favorite scenes and stories from the trail.