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The Hiking Med Crew from Smartwool is an outstanding all-around hiking and outdoor sock. Keeps your feet cool when it's hot, warm when it's cold, and keeps moisture away from your foot, which keeps you more comfortable and less prone to getting blisters.
- Summit Hut refers to the men's version
Featuring WOW Technology for more comfort and durability, Smartwool's midweight, all-purpose crew sock is ideal for three-season hiking and moderate backpacking over varied terrain.. . Medium full cushion for high impact absorption. WOW (wool on wool) Technology in reinforced sole adds more wool in high-impact and high-wear areas to reduce shock and abrasion-offers more comfort and longer lasting merino wool benefits. Soft, breathable merino wool regulates temperature, manages moisture, naturally resists odor, and does not shrink or itch. Elasticized arch brace holds the sock in place and adds additional support. Flat-knit toe seam for comfort. 3x1 ribbed cuff. Sizing clearly indicated on the sock (inside top cuff). Machine wash warm inside out, gentle cycle; tumble dry low or line dry.
- EMS refers to the men's version
The no-itch merino wool Smartwool Hike Medium Crew socks maintain softness and shape through seasons of wear and washing.
- REI refers to the men's version
The Smartwool Men's Hike Medium Crew Sock and your hiking shoes are a match made in heaven. Smartwool designed this sock for rugged day hikes and moderate backpacking. Its merino wool blend optimizes thermal regulation to warm up when your foot's cold, and cool it down by wicking moisture and drying quickly after sweating up something steep. Moderate cushioning underfoot absorbs the impacts of the thousands of steps you plan on taking on trails.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
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