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Smartwool PhD Run Ultra Light Initial Review

I enjoy reviewing socks and luckily we like to review socks here at 4alloutdoors.org.  Over the next several months I will be reviewing the Men’s PhD® Run Ultra Light Low Cut Socks from Smartwool.

Smartwool socks

Smartwool PhD Run Ultra light Socks


I am interested to see how comfortable they are and if the thin socks can stand up to long days of running and hiking.  You can read my initial thoughts at this LINK.

Update Fits Socks Hiker and Trail socks

Review by Arnie P

Fits Train and Hiker Sock

Pitcher Mountain on way to Foxbrook Campsite

There is no doubt in my mind the climate is changing in New England. The month of July was consistently hot, rainy and very humid. I have been wearing both pairs of Fits socks and found out quickly I preferred wearing the Hiker socks with the boots that I am also testing during this period. I will refer to the shorter sock as the Trail sock and the longer sock as the Hiker sock. The full names being Performance Trail sock and the Lightweight Hiker sock. During this period, I wore the socks on a backpack, 2 hikes, and for general non hiking use.  To read more.