Forclaz 500 2 pairs of high upper adult hiking socks

    Designed for multi-day trekking in the mountains. For regular use.

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    SKU: S130049 (2033367)
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    Characteristics Designed for multi-day trekking in the mountains. For regular use.
    Product Benefits
    1. Fitting comfort
      Fitting comfort
      Loop under the foot, on the shin and the Achilles tendon.
    2. Moisture management
      Moisture management
      Knitted part on the instep and under the foot: to evacuate sweat.
    3. Reduced chafing
      Reduced chafing
      Specific fibres to reduce friction in the heel and toe.
    4. Anatomic design
      100% elastane structure, adaptable to all foot shapes.
    5. Abrasion resistance
      Multi-strand polyamide fibre provides increased durability.
    Product feature
    1. Restricted risk of irritation
      In the heel and the tip of the toes, the component is twisted polyamide with a second polyamide yarn coated with PTFE which reduces the rubbing that causes blisters. In any case, these socks can’t protect you entirely against blisters. Blisters generally appear when the skin is weakened by rubbing, caused by socks, shoes or other items. Humidity also plays an important role as it weakens our skin.
    2. Properties of the yarn
      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.
    3. Choose the correct length of socks
      We offer 3 lengths of socks for hiking. The “short” version is just visible in the shoe but gets to just under your ankles. The “medium” version comes to just over your ankles. These 2 types are ideal for low shoes. The "high" ones are perfect for hiking shoes, stopping just below the calf.
    4. Choose the right size of hiking sock
      Our socks are available in 4 different shoe sizes (35/38, 39/42,43/46, 47,50). The elastane present in all our socks prevents the socks from moving or slipping off your feet and allows the sock to fit any shape of foot. We are all of the different feet; the length, proportion and volume: make sure you try the hiking socks on in the shop before you buy. Also try out your socks before wearing them on a long hike
    5. Pack of 2 pairs
      This model is sold in packs of 2 pairs of socks of the same colour.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Socks : 96.0% Polyamide (PA), 4.0% Elastane
    2. Storage advice
      Store the entirely dry socks in a dry and dark place.
    3. Product restrictions
      Not suitable for mountaineering.
    4. Product catchline
      Designed to protect your feet and bring you maximum comfort and protection during your mountain hikes. For regular use. Pack of 2 pairs of the same colour.
    5. Lab tested
      All of our socks are tested in the laboratory and in real-life situations to validate the following elements: Toxicology, UV resistance, abrasion-resistance, accelerated ageing and resistance to repeated washing. Users then validate the our socks in the v
    Product reviews
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    • Recommended for strenuous trekking

      Dhirendra (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I used for Govind Ghat to Ghangaria and back, Valley of Flowers and Hemkund. I feel that it was due to these socks that I did not get blisters. The socks have protective padding and strong fibers where required.
    • Too tight for size 11

      Dafydd (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Comfy/good except that they are rather tight for a size 11 - so if 10.5/11+ I'd consider skipping these.

      I've had numerous socks from Decathalon which have been fine (Forclaz 100 are the comfiest socks I own) so it seems limited to this range.
    • Hiking socks

      Balaji (India)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Very comfortable. For long treks very useful as it keeps you blister free. Felt very comfortable as I recently trekked Himalayas
    • Pink hiking socks

      Diana (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Very good product..... wish they did a longer pair for when you are wearing shorts!
    • No so comfy if you like good soft kniit

      David (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      These are all synthetic so feel a bit hard under foot. I prefer a sock with a bit of wool or cotton as the natural fibres provide a bit of comfort. These feel a bit like knitted fishing line. They also have a seam that runs under the front of the toes, so I cannot see how that does not rub. I have not worn these for more than 6 miles and I do not think I would be able to wear them for a full day without a blister. It was a pleasure to take these off and put on a pair of cheap cotton mix socks for the rest of the hike.
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