Reviewed by Casual Teacher from SC on Saturday, September 6, 2008
I love SmartWool socks. I must have about 10+ pairs. I teach school and wear the crew type everyday during the fall and winter with my hiking shoes. They keep my feet warm (not hot). And they are comfortable too.
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Reviewed by yoga lady from western NY state on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
These socks are fairly thin and fit well in nice. shoes. I would not wear them for serious hiking, but they would be OK for short day hikes. I bought them to wear as everyday socks and they are perfect for that purpose. They are very comfortable, with no itching at all. They absorb moisture and keep my feet dry and warm but not overly hot. The colors are lovely, nicer than they appeared on my monitor. I bought two colors, the turquoise ones and the purple ones--sorry, can’t remember the actual names of the colors. These are now my favorite socks.
Reviewed by Lee from washington on Thursday, November 6, 2014
I used these for a recent trip to Peru where I encountered heat, and humidity in the jungle and high altitude and cold in the highlands. These socks worked great in all climates and I had no hot spots.
I too wear women's 8 or 8.5 shoe--and ordered size Medium in these socks. They fit fine.
Answered on 6/18/2014 4:01:54 PM by mtinnkeeper from Montana
I can't answer your question directly but if you look hard enough you will find a sizing chart on the page. I couldn't find it either but finally did and I wear an 8 1/2 - 9 and they fit me fine using the chart
Answered on 6/18/2014 4:32:20 PM by Ranger55 from livermore, ca
I would order a large to allow for shrinkage if you dry your socks. You don't want them tight anyway.
Answered on 6/18/2014 6:46:15 PM by merseyboo from Colorado
Here is a size chart from the Smart Wool site: http://www.smartwool.com/sizing
I would recommend a Medium size sock, based upon your shoe size, as shown in the above link.
I recently ordered some mediums, which ran a little snug. In the past I have odered based upon my shoe size and the socks have run true to fit. Depending upon how you care for them they may shrink a bit. I generally wash mine using regular deteregent with other clothes, I notice a little shrinkage initally but not enough to cause concern.
I hope this helps
Answered on 6/19/2014 1:11:55 AM by Mike G from NC
If you hover your mouse over or click on the sizes the corresponding numeric size will be displayed.
Answered on 6/19/2014 11:20:41 AM by Product Specialist Greg from Company Headquarters
You will go by shoe sizing. The large will work
Answered on 2/15/2011 12:00:00 AM by Anonymous from Unknown
You should choose the sock size recommended for the 9 shoe.
Answered on 2/25/2011 12:00:00 AM by Pat the provisioner from Cummington, MA
Large. They fit fine even if a little large.|I wear 10 1/2 shoes and I own large and X-large smart wool socks, they both fit perfectly. After a couple of washings they fit your feet just right. Just remember to air dry, not in the dryer.
Answered on 3/6/2011 12:00:00 AM by Blackie from Los Osos
Answered on 3/13/2011 12:00:00 AM by tp from Maplewood, NJ
Answered on 2/7/2011 12:00:00 AM by Anonymous from Unknown
I have heavier hiking socks and I also have lighter weight ones, so, yes, these are medium weight.
Answered on 2/8/2011 12:00:00 AM by Desert Birder from Scottsdale, AZ
Answered on 2/9/2011 12:00:00 AM by Super Ben from Falls Village, CT
The tag says light weight hikers.
Answered on 2/10/2011 12:00:00 AM by Hardy Belchor from Smoky Mountains
These socks are not that much thicker than an ordinary cotton gym sock â€” a little, but not much.||They are about a thousand times warmer, though.||I often wear them with a pair of insulated LL Bean boots, which are awkward with thick socks.
Answered on 2/11/2011 12:00:00 AM by Patrick in CT from Lakeville CT
I would say light to medium.
Answered on 2/11/2011 12:00:00 AM by GB from NC
No. These are a lightweight hiker.
Answered on 2/12/2011 12:00:00 AM by JonP from Henderson, NC
We do not have many problems with our 2nds items as most of the time you can't even see or notice the blemish. At Sierra we have a 100% satisfaction guarantee so if you are not happy with your purchase for any reason, please return it to us as soon as possible. Products purchased within 6 months of the order date will receive a refund by the original payment method. For returns on purchases over 6 months old, a gift card will be issued. If you feel we have made a mistake in filling your order, we will gladly refund your shipping charges as well.
Answered on 2/7/2011 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
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Answered on 1/31/2011 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post