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    Yaks smell, your socks shouldn't.

    SmartWool uses their long lasting blend of wool and nylon to make their Trekking Heavy Crew Sock as adventurous as you are. The sights and sounds of an exotic land should not be overshadowed by the smell of your socks. Arch support and padding aid in keeping foot muscles relaxed and protected during long trips. Wool has the ability to keep your feet warm and dry while the outside temperature goes from chilly to steamy. Foot funk and odors are naturally repelled for day after day on the trail. Wash these wooly socks in a stream and they'll be dry before you know it.
    • Item #SWL0015

    Tech Specs

    Material
    80% merino, 19% nylon, 1% elastane
    Weight
    heavyweight
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    2 years

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    Toasty & Comfortable

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

    I was looking for a couple sturdy wool socks for hiking as well as for wearing with boots during the winter. I really liked the brand Wigwam, but since Backcountry doesn't carry these, I went with another sock brand I trust: Smartwool. I have been very impressed with their ski socks, so I decided to try their wool hikers as well. I have only worn them a couple of times but they are really toasty, and due to the length of the pile on the inside (yarn that faces your foot) they are also really cushy. I agree with another previous reviewer though, they are thick enough that you should wear these with shoes that are roughly a half size to a full size bigger than you normally wear.

    Welcome to heaven

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

    I am not saying that I am a sinner, but I never thought I'd get to walk in the clouds. These Smartwools are like walking on a cushion of air, a cushion that keeps you dry and warm. These are better than a lot of slippers I have worn! I have bought Smartwool for years and never realized what I was missing. Killer on the mountain, awesome on the street. Treat your feet!

    Very Warm

    • Familiarity:I've used it several times
    • Fit:Runs large
    • Size Bought: Medium

    This is a nice, thick pair of socks. Be sure to account for their extra volume because your boots will feel tighter. To me they seemed to fit slightly large/loose, but still completely wearable. I wear size 7.5 sneakers and I got the mediums as per the size chart. Looking forward to some winter hiking in the Adirondacks with these.

    Umm.. Wow.

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

    Alright, so I'm not active, let's get that out in the open. I got these to wear in the winter because I suffer from Reynaud's Syndrome in my toes and they will get cold and turn white even if the rest of my body feels fine. Trust me, it's a terrible feeling and I wish it upon no one. These socks are SO DARN WARM and provide an amazing cushion for my feet. They are VERY thick and definitely require shoes that are .5-1 size bigger than what you would wear with "normal" socks. For reference, I am a female with size 9.5 feet and I got these in a medium, they fit perfectly!

    Smartwool; what else is there to say?

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

    Best socks ever. I've been wearing Smartwool Trekkers for about 14 years now, from the blazing hot flightdeck of an aircraft carrier, to the glaciers of Patagonia, to the jungles of Honduras, and they've never let me down.

    Average socks.

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

    I've read all the stellar reviews of these socks and, indeed, it is part of the reason I ordered them. I live way up in the Rockies and we spend lots of time in the snow in winter and ranching (workboots) in the summer. I've always relied on heavyweight, dense weave wool ragg socks over the years. But such dense weave socks don't seem to be available anymore (I've been looking without success for some time). So I ordered several pair of these. I find them to be merely *OK*. That's it, really. They are reasonably comfortable, but they do not stay up all that well. They could be better served by being a slight bit taller with better elastic at the top of the sock. They are reasonably warm, but I wouldn't call them better than those old wool ragg socks that are unfortunately wearing out. I find that threads also pull on these fairly easily. Not sure what all the fanfare is about. These will do, but I'd be happy to find something better.

    Customer Satisfaction

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

    I made an attempt to buy these socks from smartwool but they never got to us because their website is slow and it turned out they were sold out. Never got the news until weeks later. So thankfully, Backcountry had plenty and I received my socks right away! These socks live up to all the great reviews and so, I am buying more right now.

    Cozy and WARM

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

    These are my favorite winter socks for work and play in the snow. I love wearing them around the house in the winter too! After 15 or so wears/washes they are doing better than my other wool socks as far as holding up.

    For the right occasion, it rocks

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

    Smart wool makes so many socks with so many names who can begin to keep track of 'em. IMO, their "Trekking Heavy" is about their heaviest sock - at least that I have tried. Normally I would NEVER want a sock this heavy. However, this serves the PERFECT purpose for me. I have an old, used to the max pair of backcountry ski boots with trashed liners. While I buy the latest and greatest jackets and pants, I'm too cheap, or at least don't see the point, to invest in new boot liners. Hey, nobody sees them so why invest good $$? Anyhow, these socks provide a great extra cushioning and fill for old liners. They can extend the life for, well, in my case, years. And on top of that they are just rad socks in that at the end of the day your feet feel great and there is no totally obnoxious stick. If you like to hike around in warm, heavy socks, get these. Or if you are like me and want to keep from spending mucho $$ on new liners, get these. In either case you will be pleased.

    Sumptuous Socks

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

    I wear the SmartWool Trekking socks with a polypropylene sock liner while hunting in northern Idaho and I'm a notorious weenie about cold feet - these socks are the best.

    I'm a woman, 5' with size 6 feet. I've owned both Small and Medium depending on what was available. I actually prefer the M's since they come further up my leg.

    These socks stay pretty darned cushy even after a couple seasons of use. Socks are expensive and I don't make the investment lightly, these SmartWool Trekking socks are worth every penny.

    Warm

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

    I not only love these socks for the nice padding while hiking but these are also great for keeping your feet warm. Pull on a nice dry pair of these and crawl into your sleeping bag under the stars on a chilly night and your feet will stay warm all night. Never had cold feet with these. They are also great at pulling moisture away from your skin.

    the real deal The Real Deal

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

    If you are looking for a sock that will ACTUALLY keep you warmer.... this is it. Living in a northern state my feet get cold! I have tried many "heavy duty" socks in the hopes that they would provide some extra warmth; none have made a difference.

    But this sock really does the job! I have been wearing them twice a week in below 0 weather and I haven't had cold feet at all.

    No wear or tear either! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

    Keep your feet dry, warm, and happy!

    • Familiarity:I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit:True to size

    I bought these for a friend for the holidays and she is really happy with them. She commutes on foot in the middle of winter months and so I wanted to get something that would keep her feet warm.

    Worn around the house they are so thick they almost have a slipper-like feel to them and will always keep your feet dry/warm.

    I love SmartWool and these are one of their greatest products if you tend to run on the colder side.

    Would these work well inside fishing waders...

    Would these work well inside fishing waders in the winter? I've had a few pairs of SmartWool in the past, but they have either shrunken up or gotten stretched out. I haven't found a pair that doesn't do one or the other. I need a pair for winter fishing as well as a pair for summer fishing with potential for a few miles and full days on my feet.

    Best Answer

    I would say ABSOLUTELY! These are great for staying warm and being on your feet all day. I have worn them on long winter hikes, as well as spring day hikes.

    For the past 4 months, I have only had 3 pairs of socks. One of them is the Heavy Trekking SmartWool. Even with constant use, I have not experienced any stretching. I hand wash and air dry all of my wool clothes to avoid shrinkage.

    Give them a shot!

    Would these socks be good to use in a three...

    Would these socks be good to use in a three season mountaineering boot. Looking for a socks that will give me enough padding and support but not just roast my feet

    I have a pair of these.. but I only use them in the winter. They do have great padding and comfort, however I find them to be too warm from late Spring to early Fall. They are definitely too heavy and warm for the typical 3 season temps (40F-80F+).

    Are you going to be doing high altitude mountaineering?

    Best Answer

    Ryan,

    I agree with Eli: they're a little warm for summer months. Check out the Icebreaker mid crew sock (http://www.backcountry.com/icebreaker-hike-mid-crew-sock-mens) for something with a little (less) cushion that you won't cook in. I own a light crew pair and love them, and other reviewers have said they outlast smartwool by a longshot (and they're cheaper, to boot).

    Happy trails!

    what are the best socks for hicking and...

    what are the best socks for hicking and cool weather

    Best Answer

    The SmartWool Heavy Crew Trekking socks are a great choice for three seasons plus light to medium winter use. I always wear them with a silk or polypro liner. For cold winter activities, an insulated boot is your best insurance against cold feet plus a heavier sock. I wear a pair of boiled wool Dachsteins for snowshoeing. Here's more information:

    http://www.sweatersintl.com/store/norsocks.html