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Darn Tough Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion Hiking Sock

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    Find out for yourself why Outside Magazine praised the Darn Tough Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion Hiking Sock. Built with merino wool fibers, the Cushion Hiking Sock naturally resists odor and offers unsurpassed softness, keeping you comfortable from the trailhead to the peak on a sunny afternoon hike.

    • Merino wool breathes, offers excellent thermoregulation, and naturally fights odors
    • High-density knit on bottom of foot cushions your foot mile after mile
    • Reinforced heel and toe don't have any seams to rub you the wrong way
    • Elastic support around arch offers a snug, supportive fit
    • Item #DRN2585

    Tech Specs

    Material
    65% merino wool, 31% nylon, 4% Lycra
    Height
    ankle
    Recommended Use
    running
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Great hiking sock

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    These socks are very comfortable and feel like they will last a long time. The padding is great on them, not too thick not too thin. Maybe a little warm for every day use, but they are made for hiking

    Workhorse wool

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    Great sock, that feels quite plush and already seems to stand up to the test of time. After over a month of once weekly use for hikes, followed by a wash and hang dry, these still feel brand new and soft.

    For reference, I am a size 10.5-11 shoe and purchased a size Large

    Workhorse wool

    Sets the Bar

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    For years I have heard about how good Darn Tough socks are. I finally gave in and decided to buy a pair. The materials are top notch, the cushioning is just right, and they feel like they will go the distance. I look forward to taking these out on the trail once the mountains thaw out.

    Best socks ever

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    I never thought I would be excited about socks. But you know that awesome feeling of putting on a new sock? They are still thick, full of cushion and super soft? With these socks that feeling never goes away. Every time I wash them and dry them, bam, its like a new pair. I dont know if ill ever be able to wear my other socks again.

    Oatmeal Versus the Spiny Plants

    Being from New Mexico, trail running in Oregon is not as easy as I thought. Plants are not all cuddly up here, a few jumped me today as I cut through a field; good thing I'm not a board-short model. Fortunately, the added padding in my darn tough socks kept my feet fresh, so I could remain agile.

    Oatmeal Versus the Spiny Plants

    best socks ever put on these old feet

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: med

    like Pringles say "once you pop you just can't stop" well the same here once you put these things on your hoofs you won't want to stop walking or running or what ever else you do in your socks. :) This is my 4th pair, love every one as much as you can love a sock

    I dare you to find better socks

      I am a self professed sock snob. I have socks for game hunting, bird hunting, fly fishing, backpacking, camping, skiing, road and mountain biking, trail running, road running, the office and the yard and for all seasons. Vermont Darn Tough socks are without equal. For me the best socks are the ones that just do their job and almost disappear in whatever experience your having. To do that properly, they need to be soft under foot, have he proper amount of elastic on the arch and top of the foot to keep them in place, but not cut off circulation. And they have to get the ankle right. With out question these wool socks do it all better than anything else on the market! Height, cushion, weight and warm rating will obviously fluctuate with activity but Darn Tough socks cover the whole gambit. And best of all these things are bomber. I have several other pair of wool socks from other manufactures that are the same vintage as these, but they are all getting thin in the toes and heels. If you just want great socks, these are the ones for you.

      Totally worth the price!

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Large

      So far, so great! I wear a 9.5 shoe and the larges fit just right. They are nice and thick, which provides extra cush for the long days on trail. After two months of heavy use (I own two pairs and they are the only socks I have used) the quality is what you would expect from an $18 pair of ¼ length socks. At first they felt a little slimy and I was slipping inside my shoe, but after a wash or two I am loving these socks. Even after several days of use after they have crusted out to the max they don’t seem to achieve the heinous smell of some of my other socks. I am stoked these are coming out of the good old US of A too! I'll be replacing my entire sock wardrobe with these incredible knits.

      Follow the adventures where I put this gear to the test @Frazier_Far_Out.

      Tough is right

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size

      Probably my favorite sock company, these guys are comfy and will last you forever. At least they shouldn't wear out for a long time, and even then you can just get them replaced, which is awesome.

      Love these socks

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Large

      I used to wear Thorlos until I came across Darn Tough. Now I won't go back.. They're very comfortable, wick moisture away with ease, and they're backed by a lifetime warranty. Can't go wrong with these socks!

      love these socks

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Large

      These socks are super comfortable. They're thick enough to give a good amount of cushioning without being too thick. The Merino wool is never hot or scratchy; always soft and cool in the summer. I haven't worn them in the winter yet, but I'm sure they'll be great then, too. They have a high-quality feel to them and are backed by an unconditional lifetime guarantee. Hard to beat that! I use them for hiking, backpacking and general all-around use. My shoe size is 10.5, so I wear a large, but I loaned a pair to my size 7 daughter and they worked for her, too; probably of the 4% lycra.

      Will go 2200 miles and more

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size

      I used Darn Tough socks on my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. 2 pairs of these sock saw me all the way through Maine and are still going. If you're tired of smart wool's wearing out on you these are the socks. Not to mention they have a life time warrenty!

      Good Product; Great Service

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size

      Purchased the DT socks after being disappointed recently by the less-than optimum longevity of some of the other products on the market (including the offerings from Smartwool). The DT socks come in a great choice of colors (colors actually found in nature),

      fit true to size, and appear to be well made. Most important, especially for someone who spends a tremendous amount in of time outdoors for both work and play in a wide range of conditions, they meet the ultimate sock test: you forget about your socks and focus on the task at hand because they fit and perform so well.



      Great marks to BC -- again -- for fast shipping and great service.