These socks are great for hiking in summer. The moisture management is excellent. This is a great light and fast sock. The Lorpen socks are well made, and have held up well. Off trail, they could be a bit heavier, but they aren't supposed to be used so aggressively. They are perfect socks for summer on the AT, the moisture management of the socks is excellent! I used the socks this summer for everything from walking on a paved road to full off-trail bushwacking on very steep mountainsides. Full review
Favorite sock for hiking and everything else. These are my all around favorite socks — period. I wear them with jeans, shorts, khakis, etc and all kinds of shoes. They are a great weight, thinner than some other wool socks I own (hence the "light" adjective in the name) which makes them more versatile as they don't make my shoes fit too tight and they are a little less warm during summer use. They give all the benefits of wool: they are cool in warm weather and warm in cool weather. I can use… Full review
In 2014, Lorpen merged with Spanihs outdoor apparel brand Ternua under the Ternua Group.