Shortcake might look adorable but don't let that fool you. This Ultra-Light sock offers no nonsense, all-mountain performance without a lot of baggage. True Seamless construction creates a smooth, streamlined performance fit. You'll forget they're even on. Over-the-Calf height is ideal for skiing and riding in deep conditions while Ultra-Light Merino Wool provides legendary warmth without the bulk. And since Merino Wool is naturally antimicrobial this sock repels bacteria and odor. If only everything in life was this simple. Still made in Vermont. Guaranteed for life.