You’ve Got Trails to Blaze, L.L.Bean Has Gear Up to 70% Off

Prep for summer adventures with discounts on knives, fly rods and more

L.L.Bean Summer Sale on Outdoor Gear, Clothing and Boots
Grab all the L.L.Bean gear, clothing and footwear you need for your summer adventures up to 70% off.

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You know those people who buy winter jackets in June and swimsuits in November? The people who are always thinking six months ahead to capitalize on clearance sales? It sounds like a good idea in theory, but we’re big advocates of actually living in the present — 99%-off sales be damned.

Thankfully for all you carpe diem disciples, L.L.Bean is on your side. The outdoor retailer just launched a gigantic summer sale, featuring gear you’ll actually need for all your warm-weather adventures. And even though they say prices are as low as 50% off, in truth there are markdowns up to 70% off.

Are you ready to upgrade to a better pocketknife? Are your hiking shoes a little worse for wear? L.L.Bean has just about everything you need — and everything you don’t really need, but will make your excursions exponentially better — and we have our favorites below.

L.L.Bean Summer Sale on Outdoor Gear, Clothing and Boots

Katahdin Iron Works Fleece Shirt Jacket

Designed with hard-working Mainers in mind, but we’ll go ahead and throw this comfy layer on when we’re stargazing by the campfire on the shores of Lake Superior, thank you very much.

Benchmade 940 Folding Knife

Still packing that 420HC steel? Upgrade to Benchmade’s superlative EDC and you’ll quickly find out how much better CPM-S30V stainless steel holds an edge (and feels in your hand).

Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers

Swap out your New Balances for the 30th anniversary edition of L.L.Bean’s bestselling backpacking boot, mixing suede, leather and nylon in the upper and featuring Gore-Tex lining.

L.L.Bean Summer Sale on Outdoor Gear, Clothing and Boots

Silver Ghost 10-Foot 4-Piece Fly Rod

You’ve been hankering for some fly fishing. This is the “fastest, lightest, most powerful fly rod” L.L.Bean has ever offered. And it’s available in both 4 wt. and 6 wt.

L.L.Bean Graphic Bandana

Put it around your neck. Put it on your dog. Put it in your back pocket. Tie it to a stick, plant it in your homemade raft and sail down the Mississippi. Everyone needs a trusty bandana.

The boots not available in your size? Go ahead and shop the rest of the sale here, where you’ll even find deals on Bean Boots for fall — if you are in fact the shop ahead kind of person.

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