Merino Wool Base Layers

winter ain't over yet...

The groundhog may have predicted an early spring, but in many parts of the country we still have plenty of winter left to enjoy. It’s time to bundle up and head outside. From ski touring to trail running, choosing the right layers could mean the difference between one more lap and heading in early. And […]

Meet the Award-Winning PhD® Outdoor Mountaineer Sock

New Product Sneak Peak

Alpinist Conrad Anker discusses what makes the perfect mountaineering sock with fellow SmartWool athletes and product managers. Photo © Pashley.   We teamed up with SmartWool Athete and iconic Alpinist Conrad Anker to develop and test our newest sock, the PhD® Outdoor Mountaineer. We are so stoked and honored that the work has been recognized […]

Best Cushioned Socks

a quick shopping guide

For those of you who enjoy Merino wool socks year ’round, you probably have favorites already, but when you’re gift giving you may be choosing socks by activity…sometimes for an activity you don’t spend time doing. So here is a little help giving the gift of winter socks this holiday season. One question we hear a […]

Learning from a Legend

Ice Climbing 101

By Jason Schlarb, SmartWool Sponsored Athlete I first fell in love with the mountains while at college in Bozeman, Montana. Whitewater kayaking, backpacking, skiing and of course, running on mountain trails all really first took hold of my attentions and heart while in Bozeman. Living in Bozeman also made me a huge fan of the larger […]