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Gear Review: Dahlgren Backpacking Sock

Socks that stay plush through heavy miles.
GG11_Dahlgren_Backpacking_445x260Dahlgren Backpacking Sock (Courtesy Photo)

Want that new-sock feel to last? Get the Dahlgren Backpacking Sock. Big miles won’t crush its loft: One pair ended a week in Rocky Mountain National Park looking as plush on the last day as the first. The merino, nylon, recycled polyester, and alpaca blend is more resilient than wool or poly alone. $19; 3 oz. (w’s S);

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