Smartwool Athlete Edition Approach Crew Socks

Size Chart
Medium Gray
Deep Navy

For the vertically inclined, the PhD® Pro Approach Crew combines carefully designed comforts with rugged purpose. Made with insights from iconic alpinist Conrad Anker, Smartwool's approach mountaineering socks feature specified cushioning to help protect feet from footwear friction, their 4 Degree elite fit with flex zone, ankle padding that provides additional cushioning against loose rock and scree, and body-mapped mesh to help make even the most ambitious approaches more manageable.


  • Indestructawool technology for enhanced durability
  • 4 Degree elite fit system for a dialed, performance-oriented fit with flex zone at ankle joint
  • Virtually Seamless toe for enhanced comfort
  • Body-mapped mesh zone for added breathability
  • Achilles strap provides extra warmth and protection
  • Made with premium yarns to enhance comfort and durability
  • Targeted light elite cushioning for maximum comfort and protection without the bulk
  • Made in the USA


49% Merino Wool, 48% Nylon, 3% Elastane

Sock Height

Crew Sock

Sock Cushion

Light Cushion Sock