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SmartWool® is an apparel brand whose products are inspired by living and playing in the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains. They offer year-round technical clothing for an active life lived in unpredictable mountain climates. Our products are created to get the most out of the inherent benefits of Merino wool while delivering extraordinary comfort and performance through smarter, more capable products that allow mountain athletes to do what they love to do longer.

They believe in the power of comfort. Simply put, it’s the belief that as long as you’re comfortable, you can do anything you put your mind to. Our lives and experience have given us a real understanding of what comfort means to a body in motion, and they’ve made it our mission to use this knowledge to help you better enjoy the outdoors. Staying comfortable all day, every day.

At the heart and soul of every SmartWool product is the amazing fiber they use: nature’s finest Merino wool. Used properly, they think it’s the best fiber available for outdoor apparel - manages moisture better than cotton, smarter than synthetics and more comfortable in any weather condition.

In our hands, it becomes extraordinary.

NOT ALL SHEEP ARE CREATED EQUAL: Introducing ZQ™
ZQ™ is an accreditation program, designed to ensure environmental, social and economic sustainability for growers, improve animal welfare and provide a means to trace end products back to the source.

By supporting ZQ™, they are supporting the ideology of fair trade. They encourage all companies, including our competitors, to do the same.

BEYOND THE FIBER
We make Merino wool more comfortable through innovative fabric creation and smart construction. Through specialized knitting technologies they’ve created fabrics that maximize the benefits of merino wool. They use smart garment construction to create products that offer the right amount of wool in areas where the body tends to chill and less where the body tends to run hot for maximum temperature regulating, comfort and performance.

EASY CARE:
Like you, they would rather be outside playing than inside doing laundry. So they’ve made most of our products easy care; meaning you can throw them in the washer and the dryer right along with the rest of your clothes. Just to be safe, though, always make sure you check the care label inside the garment.

SOME FUN SMARTWOOL FACTS
• One sheep “haircut” = One wool fleece = 10 pounds of wool = 40 pairs of SmartWool socks or 7 pieces of SmartWool Next-to-Skin Midweight
• An average SmartWool Sock has 500,000 individual fibers of wool.
• A standard cone of yarn weighs three pounds and has almost 25 miles of yarn. They use well over half a million cones of yarn a year – that’s enough to circle the earth 500 times. Talk about spinning a yarn.
• Merino sheep are fine boned and active with white wrinkled faces, white legs and pink noses. Rams have horns. They instinctively follow each other but don’t like to lead. All merino sheep are fluent in baah.

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Latest Smartwool Reviews

Merino Sport 150 Long Sleeve

Merino Sport 150 Long Sleeve

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Super lightweight, yet super warm. Great for layering!

on March 24, 2019

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Larimer Crew

Larimer Crew

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are the best socks on the planet. Comfortable, durable, and versatile. They feel great on your foot, and the cushion lasts a long time.

on March 24, 2019

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PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Yes, it's pricey. But it is one of the best athletic socks. I especially love that it's lightly cushioned for extra support and it has padding behind the ankle which helps to stop some shoes from rubbing against the skin. My shoe size is between 9.5 and 10. I found the large size to be loose and the medium just right (yet it would have been nice if the medium was just a little longer). While I kept the medium, I have washed it in cold water and hung dry without any shrinkage issues.

from Los Angeles, CA on March 23, 2019

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Hike Light Crew 3-Pack

Hike Light Crew 3-Pack

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Super great quality and wash well.

on March 23, 2019

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NTS Mid 250 Zip T Top

NTS Mid 250 Zip T Top

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

If you live in a climate that gets cold, but not super cold, this is a great addition to your wardrobe. Can be worn as a base layer, but more importantly by itself. Always love smartwool products and this one won't let you down. Great warmth and breathability. Plus it looks really cool with the small accents of color on the inside collar and zipper.

from Dallas, tX on March 21, 2019

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Sulawesi Stripe 3-Pack

Sulawesi Stripe 3-Pack

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

The material reminded me of pantyhose. The socks did not stay in place.

on March 21, 2019

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Mountaineering Extra Heavy Crew

Mountaineering Extra Heavy Crew

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are great, thick, and light weight. I bought them to wear with my Original Hunter boots and they work perfectly. They give the extra padding in the foot and calf. As one reviewer mentioned, they run large. Per the size guide I would wear a medium--I wear size 8 in Nike, Hunter, and 38 Birkenstock sandals. Per reviews and sizing feedback I got these in 'small' and they are perfect. Medium would have been huge. Great sock--like walking on a cloud. :)

from Los Angeles, CA on March 21, 2019

Secret Sleuth

Secret Sleuth

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Great no-show sock! I bought them to wear with Dankso Professional Clogs and was expecting them to slide off my feet throughout the day. Not only did they stay in place, they were very comfortable and absolutely could not be seen while wearing my clog. I immediately ordered another pair! I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved them!

on March 20, 2019

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Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These socks are well worth the price. They stay put, don't fall down under your foot. Order a size smaller for a snug fit. It will keep it from bunching up in the back of your heel.

from Newton, NC on March 19, 2019

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PhD Outdoor Light Mini 3-Pack

PhD Outdoor Light Mini 3-Pack

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Awesome socks!

on March 19, 2019

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NTS Mid 250 Pattern Crew Top

NTS Mid 250 Pattern Crew Top

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I wrote an earlier review that I'd like to update. For the price, this top is definitely not worth it. I bought it in November 2018 and now, in March 2019, the cuff on one of the sleeves is fraying and coming apart - not the stitching, the actual fabric. I think soon there will be a hole there. It's a ridiculous amount of money for a top that isn't good quality.

on March 18, 2019

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PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are the best socks I’ve ever owned. My feet are constantly cold as I have Renauds syndrome. I can’t stand when things are tight around my ankle. These are low enough to wear with slippers or to the gym. Can’t wear them with my boots but I have the other Smartwools for those. I wish they offered more colors in this thickness and style.

on March 18, 2019

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Merino 150 Baselayer Bottom

Merino 150 Baselayer Bottom

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Nice undergarment for cold weather, and less expensive than other similar bottoms. I wore every day on a recent trip to NYC and they were comfortable and kept me warm.

on March 16, 2019

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Hike Ultra Light Mini

Hike Ultra Light Mini

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are the best socks EVER!!! Keeps your foot comfortable.

from Annandale, VA on March 15, 2019

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Hike Medium Crew

Hike Medium Crew

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The fit is perfect. The feel is perfect. Great socks make the walking super great. Love them!!

on March 14, 2019

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Hike Ultra Light Mini

Hike Ultra Light Mini

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

These are great socks. My shoes are much more comfortable when I have these on. They are thicker than you'd probably guess based on being described as "ultra light". They are expensive, so put on a pair of slippers when walking around the house to avoid prematurely wearing holes in the bottom.

on March 14, 2019

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PhD® Seamless Bikini

PhD® Seamless Bikini

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Purchased when switching from cotton to wool underwear and I am so glad I did. I was hesitant to purchase this style as the wool content seemed low, however I was wrong to fret - these are breathable, comfortable, just amazing overall. After reading reviews I ordered one size up and the fit is perfect. May not be the most stylish or affordable but they're so comfortable I don't care.

on March 13, 2019

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PhD® Outdoor Ultra Light Micro

PhD® Outdoor Ultra Light Micro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love Smart wool socks. These are great: comfortable and a nice color.

from Moraga, CA on March 12, 2019

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PhD Run Ultra Light Micro 3-Pair Pack

PhD Run Ultra Light Micro 3-Pair Pack

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I wear these socks for work but not running. The design on the sock is subtle but fun. They fit snugly, do not slide around, and are very lightweight. I like these socks, but I do not find them any better than any other socks.

from Alexandria on March 12, 2019

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Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are the most comfortable socks I have ever had! They are perfect in my shoes for the no show look and stay put!! Also, I get cold feet at night and these are so comfy that I don’t even kick them off in my sleep!! I will be getting more of these!

on March 12, 2019

Cushioned Hide and Seek No Show 3-Pair Pack

Cushioned Hide and Seek No Show 3-Pair Pack

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars

I have long been wearing Smartwool Hide and Seek socks. When I saw these were available in a "cushioned" version, I was super excited. I have to say, these new hide and seeks are TERRIBLE!! Despite the anti-slip backing, these roll off my feet within minutes of readjusting them. So disappointing. Smartwool - you can do better.

on March 11, 2019

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Popcorn Cable Knee Highs

Popcorn Cable Knee Highs

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Comfy, true to size, and warm without making my feet sweaty. They aren’t bulky and work well under boots. I’ve been line drying and they seem to be holding up well so far this season.

on March 11, 2019

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Liner Glove

Liner Glove

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I ordered a medium and they were very big. The fingers were super long. Maybe they would’ve shrunk upon washing? I returned, hoping to try on in store somewhere before repurchasing.

on March 11, 2019

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Ice Creek Beanie

Ice Creek Beanie

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Love my winter hat. The hat is soft and keeps my head warm. Love Smartwool products!

from NH on March 11, 2019

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PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

PhD® Outdoor Light Micro

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

My favorite socks for spring/summer/damn, no matter the activity. Biking, going out, hiking, gym, hanging out, whatever. These are the best. Soft, durable and good looking.

on March 10, 2019

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