Built to last and sporting a streamlined over-the-ankle cut, the Darn Tough Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock is a durable and supportive option for hikers and backpackers. Backed by an incredible lifetime guarantee, the Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock is ready for wherever your feet take it!
Darn Tough takes knitting very seriously. All Darn Tough socks are manufactured in Northfield, Vermont, as they have been for the last 30 years. High-speed, computerized knitting equipment utilizes 100% fine gauge New Zealand Merino wool. An impressive 1444 stitches per square inch ensure the comfort and support for which Darn Tough is renowned. If you need further proof of the fine quality of their socks, Darn Tough even promises that if their socks "aren't the most comfortable and durable" you've ever worn you can return them for your money back!
The Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock provides utilizes high-density knitting which offers comfortable cushioning without using a lot of bulky material. This creates a smooth fit with plenty of underfoot support that won’t bunch up inside your shoe or boot. A reinforced heel and toe ensures durability and elastic support around the arch of the Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock and the invisible seam provided by ring toe construction enhance comfort. Ribbing at the ankle further ensures proper fit.
Sold in pairs, the Darn Tough Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock is available in a wide array of colors and sizes. NOTE: The full contents of the Hike-Trek Merino Wool 1/4 Cushion sock is 65% Merino wool, 31% nylon and 4% Lycra spandex.
- 65 percent Merino Wool, 31 percent Nylon, 4 percent Lycra Spandex
- High density cushioning on foot bottom
- Custom shrink treated Merino wool
- Ribbing at the ankle ensures a proper fit
- Reinforced heel and toe
- Elastic support around the arch
- Ring toe construction for a comfortable, invisible seam
Best Use Hiking, Casual
Real Customer Reviews
- tarn tuffs are what these socks are dreamy creamy soft to walk on long, long trails
Likes: hike-trek, the 1/4 hike-trek and the expeditions: these are the go tos all the time
Dislikes: when Im not wearing darn tuffs on the trail
- Great Socks
Likes: Great overall hiking sock, very well made and the best durability i have found. One thing i have found is that people with narrow feet should get a womens pair and size up.
Likes: Lifetime warranty, great fit, great even when wet
- Darn Tough Hike-Trek Socks
Likes: Excellent, comfortable fit, stays put when in the shoe and as a diabetic not only feels awesome on the trails but also on hard pavement, excellent warranty on the socks from the manufacturer & made in the
- Nice socks
Likes: Husband loves these socks. Comfortable with just the right amount of cushion.
- Best Socks on the Market
Likes: This is my 4th pair Darn tough socks. They are super comfortable and very durable. I use this particular sock with hiking boots and they are high enough to cover your leg from the top of the boot. I started using them for backpacking and now they are my go-to sock for just about anything. How could you go wrong with their Lifetime guarantee?!? Buy them and you won't regret it!
- Darn Tough For Life
Likes: As far as durability in a sock you won't find a comparison. I've loved many other of the big name sock companies but I can say without a doubt my Darn Tough's always outlast all others. Their lifetime guarantee is legit. This particular pair has a nice cushioned heel.
Dislikes: I haven't found one yet.
Likes: So I hesitated spending so much money on socks, but wow, I can throw out all of my other socks. Such great quality, great United States company and so comfortable.
Dislikes: Tight at first but loosens up as you wear them.
- Darn Tough
Likes: Buy these socks!
Likes: Great pair of socks. Keep moisture away.
Dislikes: No complaints whatsoever.
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