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Here are our tips for caring for your socks and feet.
Do you want to travel light? Pack essentials in your backpack but bring at least 2 pairs of hiking socks.
Note that humidity favors the formation of blisters in the feet. It is therefore very important to always carry a pair of dry socks for you to walk comfortably, and to change socks when your feet feel humid or if your feet are too sweaty.
After hiking, take a few minutes to care for your socks after removing your shoes. Do not leave them curled into balls in the corner! It is best to put them inside out and lay them out flat, especially if you have to wear them again several times without washing them; for example, during your trek.
As soon as the first signs of wear and tear appear, throw them away! Threadbare socks increase the risk of developing blisters or even small wounds.
IMPORTANT: Do not iron your socks! Heat weakens their fibres and shortens their life.
In order to maintain the fibre qualities of your socks, we recommend that:
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