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The SmartWool Men's StandUP Graduated Compression Sock is an ideal choice for long travel days and epic rides. The soft merino wool blend is woven to a 15-20mmHg compression rating for improved circulation and reduced foot swelling.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Built specifically for the traveler, the Smartwool StandUP Socks for Men have built in mild compression, minimizing leg, foot, and ankle swelling and reducing fatigue.
- Altrec Outlet refers to the men's version
The Standup Graduated Compression socks from SmartWool are perfect for business travelers and those on their feet all day. Mild compression soothes and minimizes ankle, leg and foot swelling while reducing fatigue. Low-volume micro cushioning provides just enough impact absorption and while still fitting well in everyday shoes. 15-20 mmHG Graduated compression throughout. Soft, low-pressure tops ensure a nonbinding fit; buried toe closures reduce abrasion. Made from soft merino wool blended with nylon, these socks wick moisture away from your feet, keeping them dry and cool in summer and warm in winter. Merino wool is naturally odor resistant. SmartWool socks are guaranteed not to itch and can be repeatedly machine washed and dried without shrinking. *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9.
- REI refers to the men's version
Smartwool Stand Up (Men's) Perfect for travelers and those on their feet all day. The mild compression soothes and minimizes ankle, leg and foot swelling while reducing fatigue. The low volume, micro cushion provides just enough impact absorption while the toe closure is buried in the cushion, no chafing. Made in the USA of Merino wool. Materials 54% Merino Wool, 44% Nylon, 2% Elastic
- River Sports Outfitters refers to the men's version