Smartwool Hiking Sock - Midweight Men 2nds

Reviewed by Ouachita Hiker from Arkansas on Saturday, December 28, 2013
Got these at a very good discount, being 2nds (and don't worry about the 2nds factor, they're good) and with additional STP discounts. I needed to replace my old SW socks that have just been great and held up for years. I wear SW daily throughout the year, and they have always been the best. STP shipped promptly and delivery was on time, so big KUDO's to them on their performance!
About the socks: I have worn these for a week, and the jury is still out on whether these are going to be the performer that I am accustomed to. SW has made some changes and the wool content is around 72% vs the old ones being around 85%. I cannot absolutely say that this is as much a negative as first impression would lead me to believe, only time will tell. They are still very good socks, but like so many products over the years that have changed I am doubtful that they will be the old Smartwool Hikers that I am so fond of. So, I have given them 4 stars for now and I think I'm being generous at that. If you can get a good discount they're still a good value I believe, but I will not pay retail for them any longer. Hope this helps.
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