SmartWool PhD Mountaineering

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The SmartWool PhD Mountaineering Socks fit smoothly, comfortably, and easily into your low-volume mountaineering or hiking boots for incredible comfort when you bag peaks and tackle rough terrain. These heavyweight socks feature temperature-regulating merino wool fabric, strategically placed mesh ventilation zones, and a heavy-duty heel and toe.


Featuring warm merino wool and plush cushioning, the SmartWool PhD Mountaineering Socks deliver great insulation while you're bagging your first fourteener or trekking over cold, snowy trails.


Smartwool PhD Mountaineering Sock FEATURES of the Smartwool PhD Mountaineering Sock New 4Degree elite fit system uses two elastics for greater stretch and recovery to keep the sock in place Patented 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 Flat knit durable toe seam for high burst strength Heavy cushion heel and toe for maximum comfort and protection in the highest impact areas of the sock Flat knit foot and leg with heavy duty yarns for maximum comfort and protection in low volume mountaineering boots 14in. overall height SPECIFICATIONS of the Smartwool PhD Mountaineering Sock 76% Merino Wool, 22% Nylon, 2% Elastane Height: Over-the-calf Cushioning: Non Cushion Leg and Heavy Cushion Heel and Toe

- Moosejaw

You have to stay dry, warm, and comfortable while bagging fourteeners, so pull on the SmartWool PhD Mountaineer Sock and make your feet feel good. The 4 Degree Elite Fit system puts bands on the ankle, upper instep, lower instep, and the arch keeps the socks in place and offers greater stretch and recovery, while high impact zones in the toe and heel are beefed-up for longer wear and greater comfort. Meshed vents provide ventilation areas for moisture management.

- Mountain Gear

Peak baggers need a high-performance sock designed with smart technology for maximum protection when paired with low-profile mountaineering boots. New 4 Degree Fit System features banded elastic for supportive stretch that prevents this 14 tall sock from bunching. Heavy cushioning in the heel and toe supports your arches and ankles while bearing extra pressure from the weight of your gear. WOW Technology reinforces the bottom of the forefoot and heel with high-density merino wool for improved durability during your outdoor adventures. Reliawool Technology and flat-knit construction features heavy duty yarn throughout the leg, foot and toe to increase overall durability without adding bulk.

- The North Face