How to Choose Hiking Socks



Check out our range of hiking socks from a range of reputable brands online here:

Whether it’s an afternoon of trail running, overnight hike or a longer backpacking adventure – the right socks can make or break your trip when it comes to comfort.

To help you navigate our range of outdoor socks so you can choose the right pair, we’ve grabbed our travel and footwear expert Lisa to share her expertise with you in this video.

Watch above as Lisa takes you through the different sock heights and what footwear they suit, the four levels of cushioning available and their best uses, what temperatures synthetic and wool socks are best worn in, why you should always avoid cotton socks when hiking, and what to look for when it comes to fit.

0:00 – Intro
0:31 – Height
0:55 – Cushioning
1:28 – Liners
1:42 – Fabric
2:30 – Fit

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