Thanks to these boots, hiking went from painful to pure bliss
Now’s a great time to save a few bucks on hiking gear
A pair of high-quality merino wool socks are a worthy investment in our book, considering that unpleasantries on the trail––blisters and chafing––start with wet feet. These socks wick and breathe exceptionally well, and are built to provide warmth and comfort for all-day endeavors.
It feels like you're wearing a pile of sleeping puppies, and the puppies are all dreaming about lambs
Don't let the cold keep you inside
Not only do we use this stuff for 130 days every summer—we're not exactly nice to it in the process
Get to work in style, no matter the weather
Goods for when the going gets tough
We're always looking for that magic outfit that can be worn for days on the road before you need to clean it. Here are some tried-and-true picks.
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The mountain vista wrapped around your ankle is captivating, but it’s the soft merino wool that will make you want to wear these socks on the reg, whether or not you’re on the trail. They’re soft, warm and just a little bit stretchy, and the ridges on the top of…
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Stay comfortable on the trail, whether you're out for two days or ten
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Never worry about cold feet again
CEP is known for its compression layers, and this sock has graduated compression features that help enhance circulation through the calf and foot. But you’ll really appreciate the blend of silk, merino wool, and synthetic fibers that maximize the warmth and comfort of these socks. The seamless toe closure doesn’t…
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I’ve turned into a gym rat, and I’m proud of it
If you appreciate buying American-made, you’re going to like this sock, which is made in the states with domestically sourced materials. Knit with a blend of wool, bison down, nylon, and polyester, this sock has reinforced heels and toes plus ribbed arch support for a comfy fit.
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Give joy without spending a fortune
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Leave your cotton socks behind
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Testing 59 pairs of running socks, we ran everywhere from the French Alps to the sunny beach paths of California. Here’s what we found.