Pros: Thin, Calf Size
Pros: Thin, Calf Size
Pros: They just work. Wool-free. Durable.
Pros: Compression fit, padded and felted common blister areas
Cons: Left and Right not interchangeable, not a race boot fit.
Pros: Slippery heel for easy off and on of boots
Cons: seam over ankle bone
“These are definitely my favorite ski socks (and I have to admit, Smartwools are one of my favorite sock companies generally speaking). These are very warm and comfortable. Not only that, they're durable, well padded, and don't feel too bulky. I highly recommend them.” --stins
“ One thin sock. Goes up and over a 17" calf without issue and in total comfort. ” --WV3X
“ I always look for these socks as I often have trouble getting my foot to go 'around the corner' down into my ski boots, as I have a snugly fitted boot. They seem to have silicon or some other slippery fabric knitted into the foot/heel so it makes it very easy, even on a cold day with very stiff boots, to get into them. This slipperiness does not affect the boot once it is on: that...” --
“ Some people are sensitive to wool, even merino wool. That would pretty much describe my whole family. So, we go with synthetic fibers for socks, base layers, etc. That reduces the choices for ski socks, but there are still options. Having had good experiences with Thorlo socks for other sports, I grabbed a pair of these socks when I saw them on the rack at REI. ...” --Xela
“ These socks require a bit of work on the purchaser's part: measuring the calf at the boot line before ordering. When they first arrive the socks have an ugly, plasticky hand-feel. Plasticky in a grippy sense, so that you wonder if they're ever going to slide into a boot without snagging. Then they feel way too thick to be a proper ski sock. ...” --cantunamunch
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