Maine-based outdoor retailer L.L. Bean is recalling a model of its snowshoes because they can break and pose a falling hazard.
The model being recalled is the L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoes 25-30 inches. They are also recalling the related L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoe Package 25-30 inches. The recalled snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Boa bindings and a deck made from polyethylene with “ADVENTURE ADJ 25-30” printed on the side and “L.L. Bean” printed on the front. They were sold in red and blue. The recalled snowshoe package includes the recalled snowshoes, adjustable snowshoe poles and a bag.
L.L. Bean has received four reports of the plastic on the snowshoes cracking. No injuries have been reported. Consumers are instructed to immediately stop using the snowshoes and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.
The snowshoes were sold at L.L. Bean stores nationwide, in the L.L. Bean catalog and online at www.llbean.com from November 2016 through February 2017 for about $170 for the snowshoes and $200 for the snowshoe package.