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Darn Tough Vermont
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Darn Tough Vermont Review: The Best Hiking Socks

Darn Tough Vermont socks are made in Vermont from an ethically sourced merino wool that’s perfect for hiking.

Darn Tough Vermont Review

Price and Where to Buy the Darn Tough Socks: The Darn Tough hiking socks start at $16 and are available on Amazon or Darn Tough’s website.

How the Darn Tough Vermont Hiking Socks Rate:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. The hiking socks come in a variety of heights, from a no-show version to a full boot length. You can also choose the level of cushioning you want, from light to full. The socks help to prevent blisters by wicking away moisture, and are also odor-resistant.
  • Value: 10/10. The price is fair for merino wool socks, plus they come with an unconditional lifetime warranty.
  • Durability: 10/10. The socks are extremely durable and will hold up to hundreds of miles of hiking. Plus, they’re guaranteed for life.
  • Cool Factor: 9/10. These hiking socks come in a variety of fun colors and patterns.

Final Verdict: Darn Tough socks will be the last ones you’ll ever need to buy for hiking.

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