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Darn Tough Merino Wool Cushion Boot Sock

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    Be nice to your feet.

    The Darn Tough Merino Wool Cushion Boot Socks envelop your feet and shins with high-density cushioning to lessen fatigue during long days on the trail. The merino wool fabric’s natural wicking and anti-odor properties ensure your feet (and your friends’ noses) stay comfortable, while the reinforced seams and durable construction mean you’ll keep using these socks season after season.
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    Your Feet Deserve These

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 175lbs

    After several years of buying all heaps of different brands wool sock options, I wanted to give Darn Toughs a go. First off, I couldn't believe that these socks are guaranteed for life and they challenge you to try and wear them out, is just plain awesome! These have quickly become my go to socks for hiking, fishing, and living and I will continue to save my pennies to buy more pairs!

    Perfect padding in just the right spots and the peace of mind that you won't blow through your investment, like i have with every other pair of Merino socks that I have bought from other companies.

    Favorite socks ever

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Weight: 12lbs

    I want my socks to only consist of these. I would only need a couple pairs because they are so durable and stay fresh. I ran a 15k in these and wore them for the next three days leisurely, and they still didn't smell. Must be the wool. Comfortable. I like the how high they come up my leg. I only own crew socks but most come up too high, like halfway up my shin if pulled up fully. These come up just above my ankle, just how I would prefer, which I have not found in any other sock.

    Better than Smartwool?

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium (10)
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 200lbs

    I have been a Smartwool fan for decades and have heard the stories about Darn Tough and the quality of sock they make. So, I took the bait and picked up a few pairs for a trip I had coming up in Colorado. So far, initial impression is great. Super comfortable, lightweight for a midweight sock, perfect for most conditions. Looking forward to putting them through the wringer this summer.

    Pretty ideal lighter hiking boot sock

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 185lbs

    (This review was provided to me after gifting these socks to a friend) Killer sock, all around. Darn Tough makes great socks, and this is one of them. Their version of regular cushioning is more like a light cushion from a big box or hunting store, but it's a great weight for hiking and working outside in all but hot weather. I'd probably pick something warmer for standing around or other slow-moving activities in really cold temps.

    The best all-around socks I've ever had

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 185lbs

    Like everyone reading this, I've had a lot of socks in my day and the Darn Tough Merino Cushion Boot Sock is the best I've ever had. They are a perfect mid-weight thickness for me - not too thin and not too thick - something I can really wear everyday. The boot cut is great - it comes up about 3-4 inches above my ankle bone, so they work great with hiking boots but aren't too high to wear everyday. They have remained soft and show only minimal signs of wear over the last 12 months. I now have 4 pairs of these socks and highly recommend them. I wear a size 12 shoe and like the way Large fits me.

    Get Them Love Them

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

    Not much to say but they are very comfortable and they will last for many years to come. I wear winter socks a lot through the winter and the heel in other socks always give out before Darn Tough.

    Tough Lavishness

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

    Bought a pair of these for my stepdad in an effort to convince him of the major difference between wearing cheap socks and wearing these moisture-wicking babies. He hunts and works as a carpenter, and these socks have exceeded his expectations. Now he always tries to figure out how he can goad me into getting him more! They're super odor resistant and way comfy. If you want a warm weather version, check out the Coolmax style.

    My go to socks

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: L
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 190lbs

    I hate spending money on socks and having to purchase new pairs frequently just sucks. The high stitch count on Darn Tough's socks are designed to last long, help with support, breathe well and provide fantastic comfort. These socks are the socks you want whether you are going on a long treck, or a short hike. Heck, even sitting around at home! Don't believe me? Try a pair, you won't regret it! I'm a size 11.5 and I wear Large. -These socks also don't peel like most merino wool socks do!

    The Best

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: large
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 175lbs

    I have been wearing and abusing these socks for years. They don't wear out. I have started walking around in the driveway to try to wear them out so I can buy more. They are super comfortable and wear well. I'm an 11.0 and the large fits great.

    Exactly what I look for in a boot sock

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 165lbs

    They stay up all day, they're cushioned adequately in the correct places, they breathe excellent, they're lightweight, and there are no seams to give me hotspots. The quick and dirty of it is: these are an all around wonderfully designed sock. They fit true and I love wearing them during activity or even just lounging around my my in-law's cabin!

    Merino Wool is King

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: large
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 190lbs

    Merino Wool, I absolutely swear by it. I am currently in the process of replacing all of my cotton socks with merino wool socks and these are some of the best I have found. I wear a size 11.5 boot and bought these in size large. They fit great and don't have the tendency to ride down and bunch up after wearing all day. I wear them hiking, fishing, and to work. Great all around sock.
    ps. They are naturally anti microbial and don't stink even after wearing a couple days.

    Great hiking & dress socks

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 245lbs

    For me, they fit snug but not too tight; they don't bunch up. Colors are awesome. Pulls up as high as a crew, about 1/3 up my shin. The merino wool feels great; not too hot & my feet don't get too cold. Great all around sock. I've had them for 3 months since October, so not sure if they'll be too hot in the summer here in Southern IL. Seem very tough, but I did wear a pair in my Muck boots, hiked a couple miles, and they (the socks) frayed some on both heels.

    Best hiking socks <3

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 112lbs

    Darn Tough makes my favorite hiking socks, hands down. I hiked the JMT with a pair of Darn Tough's and a pair of REI socks, and I wound up only wearing my REI socks when my Darn Tough's weren't dry. The amount of cushioning is PERFECT. I wore them with Salomon trail runners on the JMT and the socks weren't too thick, and I didn't get any blisters! In cold weather and wet conditions, I cycle in these Darn Tough's too. They keep my feet warm and dry! Can't express enough love for these socks. I recommend them to everyone.

    I wear a women's size 7 and purchased a small - fit perfectly.

    Best hiking socks <3

    Best Sock Ever

    • Size Bought: Large

    My dad has to wear steel toe work boots all day everyday and has the stinkiest feet on the planet. The moisture wicking in these sock are awesome he no longer clears the room when he gets home from work and takes off his boots. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!!!

    Best socks ever made

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

    I have put these socks through the wringer. They are literally the best socks that I have ever owned. I wear them for all purposes from Trail running to wet wading to canyoneering. These things have help up and still look new! I don't know how they do it but Darn Tough has figured it out!

    First pair

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'9"
    • Weight: 165lbs

    This is my first pair of Darn Tough socks and I love them. Normally I have been using smartwool but now that I tried these out I have another brand of socks that I will vouch for and use for any type of outdoor hiking or working environments. If you want a pair that provides great amount of cushion and comfort definitely check these out.

    Unanswered Question

    Is the sock 100% merino wool? If not, what is the percent breakdown of what makes these socks?

    I wear 9-9.5 (UK)shoes.Will medium be...

    I wear 9-9.5 (UK)shoes.Will medium be better or should i stick with large?I am think about 4-5 months in,they would start to loosen a bit,or thats not the case?Some Smartwool hikers i have have became a little too loose for my liking (large size).I dont mind tight after all i am kinda skinny(150 lbs).

    Best Answer

    Hey Quake_gl

    If you are ok with super tight socks then the Mediums would be a good choice however the size larges should do the trick. The compression band in both the mid and heel of the sock should help keep it's shape and prevent them from stretching out. I have a pair of these and they always become tight again after washing and I've had them for about 6 months now. I hope that this helps answer you questions and please let us know if you have any more.

    Thanks

    Jane H.