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Aiming for remote altitudes? Bring the PhD Backcountry socks along for all-day support. Bi-elastic construction delivers focused fit, flex and recovery. Ventilation and nonstop wicking aid comfort.
You don't need an advanced degree to recognize the long-wearing advantages of the Smartwool PhD Backcountry Sock. The merino wool and nylon fabric work together to minimize foot stink, regulate foot temperature, and manage moisture when you're skinning up to a slope. The 4-Degree Elite Fit System employs two elastics to combat slouchy sock syndrome. Light heel cushioning helps hold your foot in place and minimize chafing. Your shin won't complain about your boots since the Backcountry sock uses fibers of varying densities to cushion the front of your leg without making it feel like your calves are sausages in a plastic-boot casing.
Smartwool PhD Backcountry Sock FEATURES of the Smartwool PhD Backcountry Sock New 4 Degree Elite Fit System uses two elastics for greater stretch and recovery to keep the sock in place Patent pending ReliaWool Technology in high impact areas provides the longer lasting protection to keep feet comfortable Strategically placed mesh ventilation zones provide ventilation for temperature and moisture management Low profile and durable virtually seamless toe Multi density cushion in the shin places the maximum amount of protection where shins contact boots Light cushion heel keeps the heel in place and gourds against abrasion Contour cushion in the ankle protects ankle bone without adding bulk SPECIFICATIONS of the Smartwool PhD Backcountry Sock Height: Over the calf Overall Height: 14in. 66% Merino Wool, 32% Nylon, 2% Elastane
When you're aiming for remote altitudes, bring the SmartWool PhD Backcountry Sock for all-day support. Built with bi-elastic construction for focused fit, flex, and recovery, the PhD Backcountry offers ventilation zones and non-stop wicking for maximum comfort throughout the day. Made of 66% Merino Wool, 32% Nylon, 2% Elastane, the PhD Backcountry offers a multi density cushion in the shin for maximum protection in rigid boots.
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