I needed socks for backpacking the Long Trail in Vermont…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $22


I needed socks for backpacking the Long Trail in Vermont where conditions are rugged and sometimes wet. These socks lived up to their name. They fit my foot like a glove (size 13 foot)XL sock size. They performed well in hot and humid conditions as well as cold and wet during my five week trip. My feet experienced no blisters or hot spots.

I like these socks so much, I am wearing them at home.


  • Lifetime guarantee that the socks will not wear out
  • Comfortable
  • Good wicking qualities
  • Despite being made from wool, they are not itchy.
  • Good value!! No foot issues on a five-week trip!


  • The price might concern some users, $22/pair.

Fit, comfort, and wicking qualities...I can't say enough!! I hope this company can stay in business making a high quality product and backing it with a lifetime guarantee against wear.


Thanks for the review, Honest Abe. I agree that Darn Tough makes some excellent socks.

4 years ago
Phil Smith

Best socks I've ever worn, bar none. My other brands are nowhere near as comfortable and have been relegated to non-trail use since I started wearing Darn Tough.

4 years ago

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