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Pros Very comfortable, perfect fit despite wide size range, anatomical fitGreat fit, wicks and breathes well, perfectly placed paddingSuper comfortable, fits great, durable, good paddingPerfect amount of padding, does a great job of wicking away moistureGreat slip prevention inside shoes, protects ankles well, eliminates rubbing between toes
Cons Not the best when it comes to wicking, dense fabric weave has a harder time gripping shoeNot as grippy within the shoe as some socks, low cut is a bit of a ‘tweenerDoesn’t wick moisture very wellA bit on the expensive side, very wide size range for a single sockLots of added material, not very effective at wicking
Bottom Line A perfect set of attributes for hitting the trails, or even off trail.The best overall running sock is comfortable, fits perfectly, and does a great job managing moisture.A super comfortable sock for warm or cold weather, but not a great choice for super wet conditions.A great combination of light weight and comfortable padding, ideal for a running sock.Extra thick and cushioned for trail or cold weather running, this contender does a good job of helping with toe rubbing blisters.
Rating Categories Appalachian QTR s Experia XCCU Coolmax Vertex Tab No Show Ultra-Light Cushion PhD Run Light Elite Micro Trail Midweight Mini-Crew
Comfort (30%)
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Fit (20%)
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Wicking (20%)
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Padding (15%)
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Slip Prevention (15%)
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Specs Appalachian QTR s Experia XCCU Coolmax Vertex Tab No Show Ultra-Light Cushion PhD Run Light Elite Micro Trail Midweight Mini-Crew
Material 67% Nylon, 23% Polyester, 6% Combed Cotton, 4% Elastomer 66% THOR WICK COOL, 20% Nylon ,1% Elastic, 13% Polyester 52% Coolmax Polyester, 44% Nylon, 4% Lycra Spandex 55% Merino Wool, 42% Nylon, 3% Elastane 39% COOLMAX, 58% Nylon, 3% Lycra
Warranty 30 day guarantee 30 day guarantee Unconditional lifetime guarantee 100% Satisfaction Guarantee (witihin two years) 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Ankle Cut Quarter Low Cut No Show No Show Tab Mini Crew
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