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Gear Review: Darn Tough Vermont True-Seamless Socks

Socks that promise no blisters–and deliver.

Seamless

“I never, ever get pressure points with these socks,” says our Vermont tester. The secret to hot-spot and blister prevention? The Darn Tough Vermont True-Seamless have no thick-stitched seams to join different panels of yarn. Instead, the weave itself changes direction to wrap around the toe. The 68 percent merino fabric is blended with nylon and Lycra for durability (Darn Tough offers an unconditional lifetime guarantee—

for socks!) The dense knit provides more cushion than the low bulk suggests. $14; 1.5 oz. (m’s L); darntough.com

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