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Front Runner

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Designed and tested for skiers, snowboarders, runners, bikers, travelers, doctors, nurses, people on their feet all day, and just about anyone that wants to look good, feel good, and do good.

Front Runner is engineered with 3 points of graduated compression to promote circulation and healthy blood flow to your legs keeping you on your feet longer. Constructed with athletes in mind, Front Runner combines a light weight body with bounce-back cushion and compression arch support for a smooth and blister-free experience.

And as always, 5% of this purchase is donated to protect our trails and public lands.

Made in the U.S.A.

Features

Compression:

  • 15-20 mmHg compression to promote blood flow and keep your feet and muscles happy all day long

Performance: 

  • Our Incrediwool® technology keeps your feet dry, warm and happy - Odor and blister resistant  - No slipping, no bunching, no worrying

Comfort:  

  • Temperature regulating keeps feet warm in the winter and cool in the summer
  • Seamless, reinforced toe and heel prevents itching and tearing
  • Compression arch support ultimate comfort 

Design: 

  • Beautifully clean double lined mountain along the cuff 
  • Crisp tree line along the ankle 
  • Jet black color with double line arch support and toe and heel

Technical Specs

Fabric: 27% Merino Wool, 27% Polypro, 38% Nylon, 8% Spandex
Sock Height: Knee-High
Sock Cushioning: Mid-cushion density under foot for ultimate comfort
Care Instructions:Machine wash on cold and tumble dry on low or lay flat to air dry.

Sizing Guide

Shoe Size

M

L

Men’s

5-8

9-13

Women’s

4-8

9-12

Delivery & Returns

Free Shipping on all orders over $40 - Shipped within 3 business days of order.

Returns 30 day returns on all socks!

What's Incrediwool?

Incrediwool is a rich blend of merino wool and polypro. Buttery soft to the touch, yet durable to last thousands of miles, these socks are made for the outdoor person. And with the anti-bacterial, breathable and temp control, you can wear these socks year round in all climates, making them perfect for a minimalist's closet.

Giving Back

We partnered with Washington Trails Association, a local, Washington non-profit focused on preserving and maintaining the trails. Together, we are inspiring hikers of all ages to get out and experience the beauty our state to has to offer.

So take these socks on your next adventure, bring a friend, snap some pictures. We’ll be there with you every step of the way.

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    03/30/2020
    Amanda
    Best ski socks ever!

    I recently got a new pair of ski boots and was so disappointed with them my first day on the slopes. I was so sad and thought I'd have to return them after my ski trip. I decided to give them another go on our second day. This time, instead of wearing my regular ski socks (non-compression, polyester- cotton-spandex blend), I slipped on my FTGU Merino wool compression socks. From the moment I slipped them on, I knew there was no turning back. These socks were warm, comfortable and they even changed how I felt about my boots. Ski boots are never super comfortable, but these compression socks made me forget about returning my boots. During the day, I usually loosen my boot straps and buckles to give my legs a break. While wearing my FTGU compression socks, I forgot to do it all day. These are the only socks I'll wear skiing now and have done so about 10 times. The soles have held up and show very little signs of wear despite heavy use and long days hiking and skiing in them. I also usually take my socks off when I get to the car at the end of the day, but I enjoy keeping these on all the way home. They keep me comfortable all day long, reduce odor, and I feel good about buying a product that gives back to causes I care about. I'll definitely be getting a second pair before ski season next year. *For reference, I am a woman with wide feet and high arches. I wear a W9.5 (25.5 ski boot) and went with the large socks.

    E
    03/30/2020
    Ellen
    One stop shopping

    I work on my feet and am a pretty active person, so if you're looking for something multipurpose look no further! I've worn these hiking, skiing, running, and to work and they've held up remarkably well under all conditions. I've struggled with wearing other compression socks for hours at a time since they tend to get very uncomfortable, but even after a full day of skiing I'm not dying to get them off. Worth every penny!

    From The Ground Up Socks

    Ellen, we’re so glad you love your socks and are putting them to great use! Thank you for supporting our brand!

    J
    03/05/2020
    Josh
    Solid Compression Socks!

    Got my 2nd pair of ftgu socks and i’m loving it. Used these for skiing, running, and traveling. Very comfortable and the stellar quality. Super durable and looks amazing even after multiple washes. Would highly recommend!

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