The Women's Hiking Light Crew Sock by Smartwool. Light, half-cushioning is perfect for moderate hiking or aggressive walking. Designed specifically for a woman's foot. Arch brace holds the sock in place and adds additional support. Flat-knit toe seam keeps you comfortable throughout the day.
FEATURES of the Smartwool Women's Hiking Light Crew Sock
Wow technology in reinforced sole for maximum comfort and durability
3x1 ribbed leg
Sizing clearly indicated on the sock
Flat knit toe seam
Elasticized arch brace
SPECIFICATIONS of the Smartwool Women's Hiking Light Crew Sock
I tend to blister easy...tmi, I know. I got these after a friend recommended them to because of that. These socks have helped prevent me from getting blisters on long hikes. They are comfy and keep me dry. Not mention they make my feet feel like I'm wrapped in a nice cozy blanket of awesome. Like most hiking socks they can be pricey (when it comes to socks), but when you've hiked for long periods of time in these, I at least can tell the difference.
I have had a pair for over 4 years and I don't want to get ride of them because they are so comfortable. I mostly wear those inside the apartment, but when I get new pairs I like to wear them everyday unless it's summertime and I go sock less.
These socks are incredibly comfortable and functional.. I wore these while hiking in Isle Royal and I have nothing bad to say about them. They are also great for just wearing around the house. These socks are well worth the money
I used these while hiking in the Rockies! Would say they are sized a little big. Ordered child size that said up to size 6.5 I wear a 7.5 and these fit perfect. I like my hiking socks tight though, if they are too loose I find I get blisters easier. Also warm and comfy for every day wear around the house in winter.
"Smartwool Socks are the Best Socks in the World."
Seriously. I am a total convert to SmartWool socks. I know the price tag is high but my feet have felt so much better -- winter or summer, hiking shoes or fancy boots -- since I started wearing these socks. This is the first time I'd purchased a pair of hiking socks by SmartWool but I have been infinitely pleased with them. I like how they are "lightweight" but still thick and cushiony. I can wear them in warmer weather but still have lots of padding in my sock and around the ankle. I have a very bad left ankle and any extra padding around it is much appreciated when wearing my hiking boots.
I like the warmth and wicking capability of wools socks, but I don't always want the bulk. In my opinion, SmartWool found just the right balance with these socks. They're warm, but they don't make me wish I'd bought a bigger size hiking boot. Pair them with sock liners, if you're worried about blisters, and you have a great little system for happy feet.
I'm an old hippie turned Dad. I just gave a pair of these particular socks to my (tear here) adult daughter who's off to hike the world. She is a former varsity athlete at Michigan, who somehow missed Smart Wool socks. Nobody told her, so I gave her these socks and now she loves them. Do the right thing, nurture good locally.
I had three pairs of these to hike 700 miles this past summer and fall and I love them. They are a little more stretched out now than when I started, but they still feel great. I used liner socks with them because I am slightly allergic to wool and it worked fine. I never had a blister.