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Smartwool Adult Unisex Hike Full Cushion Crew Socks

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Few things epitomize summer quite like bare feet and sandals! But when you head out for an invigorating hike or get a competitive game of basketball going or just enjoying a cool night by the fire, you’re going to want some extra warmth, protection, and support. The Hike Full Cushion Crew Socks from Smartwool are perfect for the job!

Fully dressed in cushioning, the Hike Full Cushion Crew socks are at your service, maximizing warmth and protection. These Socks are built with top sock tech, including Smartwool’s Indestructawool™ technology for enhanced durability as well as Smartwool’s 4 Degree™ Elite Fit System for a dialed-in, performance-oriented fit. They also feature a virtually seamless toe to deliver maximum comfort within your shoe.

For absolute comfort, The Hike Full Cushion Crew Socks offer mesh zones for breathability that your feet will appreciate. And for extra comfort, Smartwool constructs these socks with a new ply structure that reduces pilling while also enhancing the feel and coziness.

The Smartwool Story

Smartwool is a little ski-town brand founded by Peter and Patty Duke—ski instructors who moved in 1994 from the East Coast to Steamboat, Colorado. “That first year in Steamboat was the coldest my feet have ever been,” Peter was quoted in an Outdoor Retailer article from 2017. “I literally poured water out of my boots at the end of the day! A friend and I made some merino socks, and after that my feet were the warmest they’ve ever been, and they were absolutely dry. That’s when the lightbulb went off.”

Smartwool responsibly sources the wool they use. Their Merino wool is ZQ-certified and made with recycled nylon—making these socks more sustainable than ever. That’s why, as Smartwool likes to say, the Hike Full Cushion Crew Socks are socks you can feel good in AND about.


  • Material: 56% Merino Wool, 11% Nylon, 31% Recycled Nylon, and 2% Elastane
  • Unisex Full Cushion Crew Sock
  • Virtually Seamless™ Toe for Enhanced Comfort
  • 4 Degree™ Elite Fit System for a Dialed-in, Performance-Oriented Fit
  • Additional Body-Mapped Mesh Zones for Added Breathability
  • Indestructawool™ Technology with Extended Durability Zones
  • Comfort Welt with 'Stay Put' Fit
  • Height 8"
  • Provide UPF Protection
  • Naturally Fire-Retardant
  • Biodegradable
  • Made in the USA of Imported Yarn
  • Care Instructions: Turn inside out and machine wash warm/gentle; Do not bleach; Tumble dry low/line dry; Do not iron or dry clean

Why Wool?

It may sound like torture to wear wool on your feet, but that’s because you’re thinking of the itchy sweater your Grandma knitted for you. That’s a different type of wool than Smartwool. Smartwool uses responsibly-sourced Merino wool which consists of a much thinner and softer fiber. It isn’t itchy at all. In fact, it’s insanely soft, unbelievably breathable, and completely comfortable!

Grandma's itchy old wool sweater

Wool in the Summer?

You may think wool would only be for keeping you warm but that isn’t always the case. In fact, some campers prefer to ONLY wear wool socks since they keep your feet a comfortable temperature—warm when it’s cold out and cool in the heat. Wool actually works by regulating your body temperature. Smartwool socks are made of a thinner wool that is anti-odor and moisture-wicking to keep your feet feeling cool even in the thick of the summer season.

Technical drawing of Smartwool's merino wool wicking moisture


Get Smart About Your Socks!

Thanks to the nature of this ‘miracle fiber’, Smartwool socks are naturally antibacterial, resist odor, and wick moisture away. For that reason, these socks don’t require washing after each use. You know your child. They MIGHT just grab the SAME pair of socks from yesterday! If they’re just going to wear the same socks again, make sure they’re Smartwool. The whole cabin will appreciate socks that don’t stink!

Smelly sock

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