218-Socks for hiking

Show notes

Socks are one of the smallest items of hiking clothing but just as important as the bigger more obvious pieces of equipment. Many people will use any pair of old socks they have in their sock drawer when they head out bush. If you put some thought into the decision about the socks you’ll wear, it will ensure a more comfortable and less problematic hike. In this episode we talk everything socks to help you choose the ones that will suit your individual needs.

Podcast Overview

In this podcast episode we discuss what to consider when choosing socks for hiking:

  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:24)
    • Fit (time index 0:02:06)
    • Sock height (time index 0:05:24)
    • Cushioning (time index 0:09:04)
    • Sock weight (time index 0:11:59)
    • Material (time index 0:13:49)
      • Natural
      • Synthetic
      • Hybrid
    • Patterns and colours (time index 0:18:27)
    • Odds and sods (time index 0:20:18)
      • Sock Liners
      • Lefties and Righties
      • Toe Socks
      • Double layer socks
  • Last words (time index 0:28:45)
  • Close (time index 0:33:46)

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