Thorlos Value

Value comes in many forms. But we are keenly aware that it boils down to you get what you pay for when you pay $14.95 for a pair of Thorlos, we know you have to get a lot in order for you to consider it a bargain. And that’s the goal we set for ourselves giving you so much more than you expect in terms of protection, comfort and foot health.

Over the years, our new and long-time loyal customers have told us time and again in their testimonials why they experience Thorlos as the best socks to protect their feet. They have highlighted six different types of value you can count on from your Thorlos, and that’s why they consider Thorlos such a bargain. Here is what you can hold us to, and some recent unsolicited testimonials that capture what current wearers have shared regarding their personal experiences

Functional Effectiveness – Thorlos are designed to provide the best price/value proposition

"These are the first socks I've ever worn that both comfort my abused feet, stay up all day without slippage and yet do not constrict my calves. Love these socks!!  Worth every penny.” Susan J.

"These socks keep my feet warm but also dry. They're like nothing else I've found, worth the money.”  Robert F.

“I have worn these socks for years to work, at home and to bed. Love these socks, great fit, great support all day long, and wear forever wash after wash. Buy these socks and you will never buy any other sock.”  Kathy S.

Durability – Thorlos are designed to last

“Since I bought my first pair of Thorlos socks, I have bought no other brand. The quality and comfort are unique. I buy a fraction of the socks I used to buy because Thorlos last so long. I am sure I am paying less for socks because of that. Even after months of use and washings, these look great and fit well.” Richard B.

"I wear these socks to work every day. I manage a large vineyard so in the course of my job I do a fair amount of walking each day and I have found these to be the most comfortable socks I have ever used. They may be a little more expensive than other brands but I will wear them three to four times longer and they still feel good after years of service.”  Rand D.

"I have worn Thorlo for at least 20 years. Nothing out there will stand up to the punishment of these socks. I don't have to buy but every 5 to 6 years. I love your socks! " Brent S.

“This is only my second time ordering because these socks LAST. I have other socks that wear thin in a year and get pitched. Worth the money considering the quality.”  Kendra L.

Evidenced-based Benefits – Thorlos have been clinically shown to reduce blisters, reduce foot pain, reduce pressures and wick moisture

"Cheap socks were giving my feet blisters if I walked even a mile. Thorlos socks have never given me a blister. Count me very satisfied. These are expensive socks, and worth every penny.”  Michael C.

“I no longer have plantar fasciitis in using these Thor-Lo socks, nor pain in my calves. Amazing cushion while I run both long distance and conducting my interval trainings. Highly recommended!”  Thomas B.

“Thorlos are the best socks on the market. Quality is top notch, they last a long time, the cushion is great and they are MADE IN THE USA! THORLON has wonderful wicking properties and completely prevents blisters. Doesn't matter how warm your feet are when you take Thorlos off because your feet are dry!!”  Peg G.

Satisfaction/Enjoyment – Thorlos foot protection  provides unsurpassed comfort

“Anybody who is active in sports or spends a lot of time on their feet should invest in Thorlos [padded] socks as their product isn't just another pair of socks. They're engineered for maximum comfort in whatever sport or use they're designed for. If you're into tennis or running, you have a lot invested in your feet and footwear and clothing .It makes sense not to skimp on your  socks after you've tried on a pair of their socks as their socks are the only brand I'll wear because after I discovered them ,I'd never wear anything else-they're that good!!”  Stephen M.

“I LOVE ALL my Thorlo [padded] socks. These socks fit perfectly. They NEVER slide down during the entire day, yet they do not cut off your circulation. I have no interest in buying any other brand of sock.”  Dee Dee S.

“You cannot beat the performance and comfort of these socks. Buying them online is fast and easy. You won't be sorry you tried these socks if you like thick, comfortable, long lasting socks! And best of all they are made in the USA.”  Gary B

Brand Promise Guarantee – Thorlos: Your feet will feel better or your money back®.  Customers reinforce our promise in their feedback:

“Our whole family of five wears Thorlo socks, you won't get a better sock anywhere! Definitely worth the investment...I guarantee you that you will be in love with these [padded] socks and will never buy others ever again.”  Shari M.

“I don't wear any other [padded] socks unless all of my Thorlos are dirty!! Until I tried Thorlos, I thought "socks" were "socks". NOT!! I have some Thorlos that I have been wearing....probably weekly or almost.....for over 10 years! No other socks compare as far as I am concerned. I wear them for hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, work, play...every day! Don't mess with my Thorlos! Buy some. I guarantee if you don't like them, you can give them to me!”  Brent M.

“I bought these as a gift for a retired football player. He introduced me to Thorlos and guaranteed they were the best socks ever. He was right!”  Rebecca T.

Service – Thorlos customer service matches our product performance

“I just wanted to send a quick note to say that Becky Bass is the most helpful customer service rep I've worked with, out of any business I've called or emailed! She was so nice, and an A+ example of terrific customer service. I'll definitely keep coming back to Thorlos. Thanks so much!”  Sarah B.

“I rarely take time to do these kinds of things, but I want to bring to your attention the excellent (actually unbelievable) customer service that I received from Susan Graham. The details are available from her, but I had a small issue with placing a web order, and Susan went above and beyond to assist me. Her customer service, in short, was the best I have ever received from any company, period. This quality reflects well on both your leadership and the company.”  Scott C.

“I am a Disney trained customer service "nut". I will not give my business to those that don't give OUTSTANDING customer service. Susan Graham just topped everyone that I have done business with in several years. Her caring and concern for her customer is very apparent. My business won't make or break your organization. However, if Susan's attitude is representative of your company's culture THORLO is in good hands.”  Ronald P.

Overall Value Means More Activity, Resulting in More Life!

All of these values lead in one way or another to a better quality of life.  We call it More Life!  The ultimate value or end-benefit wearers of Thorlos realize is the ability to do more of what they love…the things that keep them vital in body, mind and spirit.


Here’s what we’ve heard most recently about the Thorlos price-value relationship:

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: KXW

    Old Faithful

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    I hope Thorlo never changes the colors on these socks because it is the only way I can remember which ones they are. These have been my steady hiking socks for years. I put a lot of miles on them and they never let me down. I am a female hiker who tends to wear heavy hiking boots. Currently pairing these socks with heavy pair of Raichles.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: MCB

    Best boot sock i've ever owned

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    Bought 4 pair and wore them for work every day. At 15 bucks a pop I came to find they're worth every penny. Ordered another 4 pair immediately after trying them. Full coverage up to the knee. No boot chafing on my shins. I'm on my feet 12 hours a day and constantly moving over all kinds of crap and my feet are painful. These socks have helped to alleviate some of the pain in my soles. I wear them alone in heavy winter boots that have wool inserts and have no problem staying comfortable.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: KXW

    Best socks ever!

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    Best socks ever! No other socks can compare.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XJ

    Really Comfortable Running Socks

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    These socks made a big difference in how I felt after a run. They are really cushioned by the ball of my foot, where I often have pain after a long run. Once I tried the thorlo, I did not have the after-run discomfort at al all. They are a bit pricey, but I would recommend them.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TC


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    My feet feel great in the TC! Any of the Thorlo tennis socks are fantastic and reduce the pain in my forefoot and heel! THE BEST!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TMM


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    NO PAIN in the forefoot or heel.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: KXW

    Socks that make it easy to get out and go!

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    Prior to buying these socks, I was wearing wool socks for hiking, which were O.K., but itchy. I remembered from my youth that Thorlo socks were good socks, so I thought I'd give them a try. They aren't good socks...they are GREAT socks! My feet stay dry, they don't slip around in my hiking boots, and they don't lose any loft when washed frequently. I backpack by the rule of three, and the three pair that I bought are perfect. Soft, cushiony, and very comforting! You'll love them!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: 84NRCW

    Best socks for running or walking

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    These socks have the perfect amount of padding just where you need it. Thorlo makes the best socks for any activity.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: WX

    Thorlos are the best socks I have ever worn.

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    These are very comfortable socks. Your feet will feel better from wearing them. I still have some of my original Thorlos from a few years ago. They are still in great shape. The key is to turn them inside out when you wash them. This will allow the foot pads to get nice and clean. A few years ago I had to take a business trip and wear steel toe boots. I was fortunate to get some Thorlos boot socks with extra cushioning. They were so comfortable. I do not think I could have endured working in steel toe shoes without the Thorlos socks designed for wear with steel toe boots. If you have not yet purchased Thorlos, "What are you waiting for?" They are the most comfortable socks. Furthermore, be sure to purchase the socks designed for the activity you need to wear them. The padding is perfectly proportioned based on activity. If you need to call Customer Service you will be treated as a human being and not another number. The Customer Service agents really care about making sure you are satisfied with the experience of wearing their amazing socks.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: LTHMXW

    I love Thorlos!

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    I love Thorlos. They are so worth the price. They help alleviate any discomfort. Whether it is standing all day long or hiking all day long, they really help protect my feet. They prevent blisters and keep my feet warm. I have recommended them to all of my friends and family.