Darn Tough Hiker Boot Sock Cushion
This pair of socks is good for long distance hiking. It is made up of merino wool, nylon and lycra spandex. The cushioning is medium. The Darn Tough are made for durability and last for longer periods compared to other socks in this category. More attractively, they come with an easy lifetime warranty that allows customers to trade in for a new pair of Darn Tough socks. The Hiker Boot Sock Fashion socks are particularly warm and offer comfort for that long, tedious hike.
They are made tall to allow them to be worn with boots. In addition to that, these socks hold off to going sour owing to the merino wool finish so that they last during long trekking days. A pair of Darn Tough Hiker Boot Sock Cushion retails at around $ 24.
Darn Tough Micro Crew Light Women’s Sock
This is the ultimate versatile sock. It is unarguably an all season that conforms to the prevailing climate, keeping feet warm during the cold and cool during the summer. This is attributed to the merino wool fabric which regulates temperature.
The merino multi-serving wool is also blended with lycra spandex as well as nylon. Respectively, these two materials provide cushioning and stretchiness all the while providing that much-desired comfort. The construction is seamless hence chafing is difficult. The construction fabric is also quick drying for that quick wash and is also breathable. A pair retails at $ 20.
Balega Blister Resistant
A pair of these anti-blistering socks costs around $ 10. These socks are crafted with drynamix and mohair that maintain feet dryness and prevent chaffing and rubbing respectively. They have an additional high-heel tab that keeps them in place further enhancing the anti-blister functionality . . The construction of the front area is seamless thus preventing toe irritation.
Injinji Outdoor Midweight Weight Crew Nuwool
This sock has a separated toe design which makes it the most ideal anti-blister socks for hiking. This design ensures minimal friction arising from skin-to-skin contact.This translates to fewer blisters on the hiker’s feet.
The sock construction allows for supportive arch compression, merino wool as well as a mesh top. The cushioning is medium, and the materials used for the construction are Nuwool, lycra spandex, and nylon in blended proportion. A retails at around $20.
Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Crew
This particular sock holds the hiker’s arch and instep perfectly. There are three available models, but the most recommendable is the lightweight model that comes with adequate padding. This padding stretches across the heel and the forefoot suitable for running, backpacking and hiking. The material is merino wool, elastane, and nylon. They also have light cushioning. They have good performance and improved durability.
The improved durability is due to the adoption of Indestructawool technology which is a more dense, tougher wool. Across the top of the foot is an X design of nylon material which is stretchy, keeping everything in check during hiking. They also offer comfort which is a must for hikers and light backpackers.