Reviewed by Avid runner from Lincoln Ne on Sunday, May 26, 2013
Although this is a midweight, this specific sock has great cushion and hugs the foot well, doesn't slide or fall down...I've ordered this sock
twice before and would order again because when one finds a sock they like it seem to be discontinued. The sole of the Bridgedale doesn't become crusty
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Reviewed by mediaphish from Carthage, Missouri on Monday, August 3, 2015
I generally liked the socks. Took them on a 3 day 20 mile trek up and around Blanca Peak and Ellingwood Point in South Central Colorado. The weather was generally mild and these midweight socks felt pretty heavy. Cushion and structure was solid. No bunching.
Reviewed by Bob, An Iowa Traveller from Iowa on Tuesday, July 21, 2015
I have purchased "2nds" from Sierra Trading Post several times and have always been satisfied until now. I expect imperfections in 2nds, but functionality is a must. My recent purchase of 2 pairs of Bridgedale Midweight Hiker Socks fall into both categories. One pair is excellent. It was comfortable, supportive in both hiking and walking shoes, the color (dark blue) was exactly what I wanted. They washed well and seem to be durable as Bridgedale is noted for. The imperfection consists of one row of fabric on one sock that is off color - no problem for me. The total order arrived ahead of schedule. I give that pair 5 Stars.
The second pair looked perfect until I removed the cardboard packaging, unfolded the socks and found that one of them had a 2.5-inch long gash just above the heel. Perhaps this would have been acceptable if it had been stitched up properly. However, the stitching is crude and left about a quarter of an inch hole with no stitching at all. Unless I can convince my wife to make proper repairs on the gash, I do not think that this pair of socks would survive more that one or two wearing/washing cycles. I give this pair 1 Star. Thus my rating of 3 Stars for the purchase of these socks: 5 plus 1 divided by 2 equals 3.
I do NOT fault Sierra Trading Post entirely for this situation, because pre-unpacking inspection of these socks by me failed to find the improperly-repaired gash, and the socks were clearly sold and labelled as "2nds". I would guess that the STP personal that filled my order did not see this either. However, somewhere up the line, this sock should have been either pulled out and put into the "recycle" bin, or properly stitched.
Reviewed by Cabin Show Guy from Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 3, 2015
I've always been happy with the Bridgedale brand and these are no exception. Love Merino wool for both cold and hot weather because of their wicking ability, but you need to pay attention to the material content levels. A long-lasting sock combines nylon with Merino so they wear well and last. Nobody blends sock materials better than Bridgedale! These are 2nds? My feet could care less!