Here are the best performing socks for the Outdoor Activist; hunters, hikers, skiers, hockey players, and all.

Here we have looked at the best fabric for outdoor activities, with features of evaporation, insulation, odor control, and temperature regulation. The order of these Top 6 Pairs of Socks are only by climate; Warm-Cool-Cold.

See 2020’s Best Hunting Boots for Women and Men.

Pro Hiker

Terramar Performance Outdoor Cool-Dry Pro Hiker Crew Socks (Pack of 2)

The Pro Hiker is designed to respond to your body’s changing conditions to keep you comfortable no matter what your activity level. These socks are perfect for high humidity, cool to warm temperatures and can be used underneath a heavier sock to keep you dry and comfortable when temperatures drop below freezing. Just a great all around outdoor sock!

Terramar ReFlex is a 360 degree stretch fabric offering lighter weight and greater compressional recovery. ReFlex dries 30% faster and breathes 50% better allowing you to stay dry and comfortable in all conditions. It’s antimicrobial properties are applied at the molecular fiber level to inhibit the growth of bacteria which causes odor to develop in the fabric.

Custom fit
Machine wash
Odor resistance
Moisture wicking
Shock absorption
Flat Seam construction
Reinforced toes and heels
Soft wool blend with Spandex
46% Polyester/25% Acrylic/15% Wool/12% Nylon/2% Rubber

Hiker Crew

Terramar Merino Hiker Crew Sock (2 Pack)

The Hiker Crew Sock is comfortable for year-round adventures. With the soft Merino Wool Blend you have the best fabric for durability, odor control, temperature regulation, moisture wicking, and shock absorption. The smooth toe seams are designed to prevent irritation for the mobile hunter or hiker.

Machine wash
Retains shape
Pull on closure
Shrink resistant
Moisture wicking
81% Merino Wool, 10% Nylon, 7% Polyester, 2% Rubber

Thermal Crew

Terramar Thermal Crew Socks (2 Pack)

The Thermal Crew Sock is made of a soft wool acrylic blend, which provides softness while wicking moisture away to keep feet dry, warm and comfortable. The stretch nylon makes for a comfortable fit and gives your arches the support and cushioning you would expect in a great outdoor sock.

Pull on closure
Machine wash
Knit construction
100% other fibers

Boot Sock Full Cushion

Darn Tough Merino Wool Boot Sock Full Cushion

Looking for a lifetime pair of socks? The Merino Wool Boot Sock gives you that invisible feel, you almost forget you have them on. There is no slipping or bunching so blisters are a thing of the past. The comfort is ultra smooth.

This is a full custom fit sock that absorbs the rigors of the woods and trails. Designed for wear and tear, and long hiking and hunting distances.

Fast drying
Merino wool
Performance fit
Extreme comfort
High density knit
Fine gauge knitting
Fast action wicking
Mid-level cushion density
Unprecedented durability
Ultimate fiber for breathability
Unconditionally guaranteed for life.
Naturally Antimicrobial: Repels bacteria and odor

Tough Hunter

Darn Tough Hunter Over The Calf Extra Cushion Sock

The Tough Hunter socks are made for hearty souls who love being out in sub-zero wind chills, sleet, freezing rain, or snow. The streamlined performance fit and extra heavy terry loop construction protects the entire foot for maximum warmth, absorption, and comfort.

These socks will keep you dry and protect your foot from developing blisters. Stay warm in the Winter and cool in the Summer with these incredible temperature regulated socks.

Fast drying
Merino wool
Slip-on closure
Performance fit
Fine gauge knitting
Fast action wicking
Unprecedented durability
Unconditionally guaranteed for life
79% Merino Wool,19% Nylon, 2% Lycra
No slipping, no bunching, and no blisters
Naturally Antimicrobial: Repels bacteria and odor


RealTree Heavyweight Merino Wool Tall All Season Boot Socks 1 Pair

The Heavyweight is a Merino Wool Tall boot sock made by Realtree outfitters. Its construction is soft Merino wool, which wicks moisture away and provides the ultimate cushion and comfort for your leg and foot. The sock retains its features and will not slide down like most leg socks. The reinforced heel and toe give a smooth and long-lasting comfort.

Full cushion leg and foot
Stay up leg and top for comfort
80% Merino Wool, 17% Nylon, 3% Spandex
Over the calf length knit with high quality merino wool
Wicks moisture to keep feet dry, warm, and comfortable
Reinforced heel and toe so socks are long lasting and durable