Give all your other hiking socks the boot. Darn Tough Vermont Merino Wool 14 Sock Cushion for Men is made in Vermont to be extremely durable. The high thread count provides for high density cushioning along the bottom of the foot. Custom shrink treated merino wool stands up to wash after wash. Ribbing above the ankle ensures a proper, no sag fit. Reinforced heel and toe resist wear. Elastic support around the arch assures a bunch free fit. Ring toe construction for a comfortable invisible seam. High density terry loop padding in the foot and shin areas won't flatten under pressure. Trail tested on Vermont's own Long Trail Darn Tough socks will provide you with an unrivaled level of cushioning performance, whether you're sporting approach shoes or hiking boots. High Density Knitting. More knit stitches per inch equates to durability and cushioning without bulk. Performance Fit. From form fitting toe boxes to sculpted heel pockets and knit in elastic support at the arch, Darn Tough knitting techniques produce the finest fitting performance sock available. Merino Wool. Custom count, shrink treated merino wool enhances the comfort and durability that outdoor enthusiasts have come to expect. Cushion. Dense terry loops on the bottom of the foot produce cushioning and warmth without bulk. Ribbed Ankle Support. No slipping. No bunching. Helps prevent blisters. Elastic Arch Support. Knit into the arch of all of Darn Tough socks to provide added endurance. Ring Toe Construction. Terry loops surrounding the toe create a comfortable, invisible seam. 65% merino wool, 31% nylon, 4% Lycra spandex. Made in Vermont.