A firm favourite with our staff and customers. Darn Tough socks are comfortable, durable and ready for anything. There are loads or variations for padding and materials to ensure that you can get the perfect sock for whatever you do in them.
Darn Tough says:
Supportive, energizing, and dependable: the hallmarks of a trustworthy pacer, a well-stocked aid station and a hard-working sock. With ultra-lightweight cushioning to reduce trail shock and improve comfort, the Checkpoint micro crew sock will keep you going strong between Jell-O shots, Fig Newtons and bad jokes.
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Darn Tough make super comfortable socks that have a comfortable seamless, fit and they have a reputation for great durability too. I love wearing mine and have found them to be the most comfortable socks for everything from walking to running and simple everyday wear.
All of the Darn Tough socks use a combination of Merino Wool, Nylon and Lycra Spandex. The amounts of each material vary according to what you’d use the sock for. This means that the socks are all good for all year round use, they are antimicrobial and odour resistant. However, with more merino you get more focus on breathability and comfort for a range of conditions whereas, with a higher amount of nylon the socks wick better and dry quicker.
There are also 9 levels of cushioning from ‘Ultra-Light’ race socks through to the super thick, padded ‘Extra Cushion’. Depending on what you need or want, it is definitely worth the time thinking about which sock will best suit the activities you will be wearing them for.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear