Mid Cut Mountain Hiking Socks. Forclaz 500 2 Pairs - Fluo Blue

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8384538
Key feature
These hiking socks protect your feet and bring you maximum comfort and protection during your mountain hikes lasting one or several days. Sold in packs of two pairs of the same colour.
Users reviews
4.4 / 5 678 ratings
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£7.99*

3 colors

Users reviews

4.4 / 5 678 ratings
612 users recommended this product

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  • Man
    50-59 years old
    04 June 2018
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    Good well padded socks

    Bought these socks for hiking in trail runner trainers.I wanted something that was not too thick as I have sweaty feet but also needed something that would pad the area's most prone to soreness.So I put a pair on and walked 20 miles on a hot may day and was very impressed.I usually carry a spare pair to change into about half way after giving my feet a rest but this time I didn't bother.I rested my feet still but my socks were fine and so I wore them for the rest of the hike.
    I have odd shaped feet as well and have struggled to find socks that help , together with corrective insoles to give me support and comfort during my walks.For all the money I have spent on expensive socks over the years these are a great contender for someone wanting a shorter sock (I wear shorts when its warmer so wanted unobtrusive socks) I would definitely recommend them.

  • Woman
    50-59 years old
    01 May 2018
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    great socks

    good fit, comfortable and warm, no rubs

  • Woman
    50-59 years old
    10 February 2018
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    Hiking

    I brought these socks along with new hiking boots. They are comfortable and warm. No blisters..... Bonus!

User benefits

Fitting comfort
Plush loop under the foot and flat seams under the toes.
Moisture management
Ventilated knitted area on the instep and the sole of the foot.
Reduced chafing
Special fibre to reduce chafing on the heel and tip of the foot.
Abrasion resistance
Multi-strand polyamide fibre provides increased durability.
Anatomic design
100% Elastane weft to adapt to all shapes of feet.

Technical card

Composition
Socks : 96.0% Polyamide (PA), Socks : 4.0% Elastane
Tests
All our socks are laboratory- and field-tested to validate the following: toxicology, UV resistance, to wear, accelerated ageing and resistance to repeated washing. Users then check our socks in the field in the Mont Blanc valley.
Designed to
for day-long mountain hiking. For regular use.
Guarantee
2 years

Tips

Storage Tips
Store your properly dried socks in a dark, dry place.

Features

Limiting the risk of chafing
In the heel and the tip, the component is a polyamide spun with a second thread of PTFE-coated polyamide that helps to reduce the risk of blisters forming. These socks cannot protect 100% from blisters. Blisters usually appear when our skin is weakened by chafing, caused by socks, shoes or foreign bodies. Damp also plays an important role as it weakens the skin.
Characteristics of the threads
The heel and toe of the sock are made from friction free polyamide to reduce rubbing. The rest of the sock is made from a fast drying polyamide to reduce the feeling of having sweaty feet. Specific loop areas are made thicker for greater comfort. Well ventilated knit zones to wick away seat.
How to choose the height of your socks
We have produced 3 heights of hiking socks. "Short" socks that reach over your shoes but remain under the ankle. The “mids" are slightly higher than your ankle to protect it. These 2 heights are designed to be worn with low shoes. "High" socks are ideal with hiking boots as they are slightly lower than the calf.
Choosing your hiking sock size
Our socks are available in 4 different shoe sizes (35/38, 39/42,43/46, 47,50). We use elastane in all our socks, so that they fit closely to your feet and remain in place. We all have feet of different lengths, proportions and sizes: to do this, it is important to try your hiking socks in the store before buying them. Also try out your socks before going on a long hike
packs of 2 pairs
This model is sold in packs of 2 pairs of socks of the same colour.
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