SmartWool Hiking Liner Crew Sock

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Sometime it is hard to get excited about socks, but…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $9.95

Summary

Sometime it is hard to get excited about socks, but these are a different story. Save your feet, buy them.

Pros

  • Light wool
  • Prevents blisters
  • Cost

Cons

  • Thin at toe

I have a couple of pairs of these and have worn them on numerous hikes. After numerous wears and washes they still fit well and have not lost elasticity at the top.

You do not notice these much when you throw your regular socks over them and put them into your boots.  Light, thin and they don't make your feet sweat.  I did one hike without them, foolishly, and sure enough blisters on both feet, limping like a fool.

The only minus is that these are very thin at the toe and while it has only happened with one pair the toe section gained a hole in what seemed like a pretty quick time after purchase. I would still say this is a pretty good buy and definitely they make a difference.

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit SmartWool's Hiking Liner Crew Sock page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Smartwool's ultra-light, non-cushioned Hiking Liner Crew sock provides a close, lightweight fit that acts as your second skin to minimize friction and blisters. The flat knit toe seam guarantees comfort.

- CampSaver.com

Say goodbye to blisters! The SmartWool Hiking Liner Crew Sock slips in between your foot and your hiking sock to protect against unnecessary friction and blisters. They're so lightweight you'll forget you're wearing them! Wow Technology In Reinforced Sole For Maximum Comfort And Durability 1 X 1 Ribbed Cuff Sizing Clearly Indicated On The Sock Flat Knit Toe Seam

- OMCgear

The Smartwool Hiking Liner Crew can be worn as an ultra light sock on warm hikes or as a liner in cold weather. The ribbed cuff keeps it from sliding into your hiking boots or bunching at the bottom of your outer-layer sock. A flat-knit toe seam won't bother your toes while breaking trail. Smartwool designed the Hiking Liner Crew Socks to prevent blistering as well as odor--feel free to layer without fear of grossing out your camping buddies.

- Backcountry.com

On Sale. Smartwool Hiking Liner Crew Sock FEATURES of the Smartwool Hiking Liner Crew Sock Wow technology in reinforced sole for maximum comfort and durability 1x1 ribbed cuff Sizing clearly indicated on the sock Flat knit toe seam SPECIFICATIONS of the Smartwool Hiking Liner Crew Sock 53% Merino Wool, 46% Nylon, 1% Elastane Height: Crew

- Moosejaw