How to choose the right socks

Yes, really. There is a post related to socks, because it is just as important to find the right socks as boots/shoes. Your feet and body will thank you, and you will maximize your joy from an amazing adventure. hike_hiking-socks

Outdoor activities are tough on feet, so a pair of high-tech socks is your first line of defense for dry, comfortable, and blister-free feet. While “technical socks” might sound funny, there’s no denying the big improvement they make over your old all-cotton tube socks.

This article from the pros at REI compares your choices:

  • Socks by activity.
  • Specialized socks.
  • Understanding sock materials.
  • Sock features.