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Lorpen Merino Light Hiker Sock - 2-Pack - Men's
The Lorpen Men\222s Merino light Hiker Socks excel on day hikes, love to travel, and will settle for kicking around the house on the weekend. This two-pack doubles the awesome. A fabric blend that\222s heavy on the merino wool also features nylon and spandex to add comfort and stretch to the super sheep-powered wicking properties.
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June 25, 2010
These are awesome. Pretty much everything I look for in a pair of socks. Slip em on and its like instant comfort... there's no odd stitching to be felt anywhere, and I love the extra padding on the bottoms and the toe-cap. Extremely soft. Hiked around in them all day and no problems. I even lounge around the house in em, all the time! Another random thing, they actually do seem to help with controlling any odor problems.... I know I was skeptical at first, but i've noticed a difference. Pretty much the perfect pair of light hiking socks around
December 24, 2012
I bought 2 packs of these from Steepandcheap.com I must say that these socks are descent at best and only receiving 3 stars because they're better than run-of-the-mill cotton socks, but no where near as good as Darn Tough equivelent socks. If they were say 75-80% wool, I think they'd be a MUCH better sock. The biggest issue is that they don't wick moisture as good as the Darn Tough's which in turn makes them stink after a long day in boots just like a cotton sock, considering that wool socks typically solve the stinky feet issue.
I wear shoe size 12.5/13. Anyone have a suggestion on which size to get between L or XL as fall right in between.
September 6, 2012
Good Quality Socks
December 3, 2011
Saw these on SAC for $10 for the two pack. Being merino wool, I decided to give them a try. I can honestly say they are good socks and certainly a good buy at $5 per pair. The quality isn't as good as Smartwool and Icebreaker's offerings, but at 1/3 the price I think I will pick up a few more the next time I see them on sale.
I wear a men's size 10.5 shoe. I've seen some people say that the medium fit better than a large. Can anybody tell me about their experience with sizing?
June 17, 2011
I'm exactly a 10.5 and I went with medium. The heel pad is right where I want it to be and they don't feel tight or stretched. So there you go. In fact, I came back to order more and they only have L. Dilemmaaaaaaaa.
By: Steve Hameister
January 22, 2013
November 3, 2011
These are my go to socks for practically everything. Not too thick in the boots, warm enough for everything but middle of winter, light enough for summer. I even use them as my day to day socks at the office with dress pants and can go work out in them at lunch. These are slowly replacing all the WigWams and other brands I've picked up over the years. They are a no brainer for $10 a pack on SAC.
Wear 'Em All the Time
April 16, 2011
These hiking socks are so great I wear them all the time. They are indeed lightweight, making them good all around socks - though I would want something thicker for extended use in sub freezing temperatures. They are comfortable and wear much more gently on the skin compared to cotton socks, minimizing the occurrence of blisters. They are tremendous at wicking moisture away from the skin - after running I may be fairly drenched in perspiration, but my feet remain dry in these. And I get zero odor in them even if I wear them for a couple of days straight. They keep the feet warm in cool weather and cool in warm weather. Seriously, these are the best and have pretty much rendered my cotton sock supply unused anymore. Can't go wrong with these.
Versatile & Cloud-Like Comfort
April 15, 2011
Am I walking on clouds? Sometimes it's hard to tell when you're wearing these socks. I've worn them primarily to work and also on a small hike here and there and they have performed heavenly. When I've been on my feet all day at work they provide that extra something that keeps the dogs from screamin' at quitting time. On the hikes they've wicked away unwanted moisture like I had personal sheep foot attendants.
Like I said, comfort is the word here. The socks are like a bearded indie-folk band-- rugged on the outside, extremely soft on the inside. The overall design seems really quality also. They don't bunch at all, don't have any weird stitches that rub you raw, or any other problems that I've found.
I snagged these off SAC for a pittance of what they normally cost-- something like 50% off. At this low-price I was even able to buy 3 qty. (6 pairs since they come in a two-pack). The sizing guide led me well; I wear size 10 1/2 men's shoes and the Large fits perfect.
Bottom Line: When you spend anytime on your feet you want to keep the horses happy; these will keep you feet feeling glorious all day.
April 19, 2011
Good sock. Nice wool blend (37.5%).
I wear a size 10 and went with the M with no regrets.
I'd call it more of a mid-weight than light though.
March 12, 2011
these socks are SUPER comfy. I got some M's for my GF, but they were too big for her, I usually take a mens 10.5, and Mediums fit great on me (says only fits up to mens 9.5 - go figure)
gotta say again: really comfortable
January 25, 2011
They are really comfortable. The sock holds your foot. Zero bunching on those hikes. I like to wear them even around the house.
January 24, 2011
I like these socks a lot and the price was great. They're not quite as nice as my Darn Toughs, but they're close. One of the things I really like about the Darn Toughs is how they keep my feet dry. The Lorpens aren't quite as good at doing that...
Great comfortable sock
January 23, 2011
Lorpen makes a premier sock. This sock is great for wearing casually in the winter or short hikes. I would recommend any sock by Lorpen.
Lorpen Merino Light Hiker Socks
January 22, 2011
These socks are great. Comfortable, warm, but not sweaty due to the merino wool.
December 30, 2010
Well made socks. Comfortable and fit well. They are light weight as the name implies. They were actually a bit thinner than I originally thought. I wear them both hiking around and as every day socks. There is a tiny bit of color variance between pairs. One pair in the two pair pack was slightly darker than the other pair, but not enough to really matter. Overall, at the sale price I don't think you can go wrong with these socks. I wear a size 12 in athletic shoes and 11.5 in many dress shoes. I ordered the Large size and they fit great.
Comfortable, warm, durable
December 13, 2010
Love these socks. Probably now on their 20th or so washing and have kept their shape and appear like they will last a good while. Perfect for hiking and skiing in fall. Would want something lighter in summer.