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Best Running Socks of 2018

Running requires a pair of high-quality socks which protect your feet and keep them dry. This is especially important if you run longer distances, for example (half) marathons. Nevertheless, runners sometimes forget how uncomfortable it is to have wet and moist feet, and thus use ordinary cotton socks. Cotton socks are not suitable for running… Read More »

Running Socks

Best Hiking Socks for Summer in 2018

Socks are one of the most underrated pieces of hiking clothing. Hikers often spend a lot of money on advanced hiking gear but when it comes to socks they somehow forget how uncomfortable it is to have wet/moist feet. Not least because moist feet increase the friction between the skin and socks which often causes… Read More »

Darn Tough Socks

The Best Merino Wool Base Layers of 2018   Recently updated !

A base layer is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing because it is in direct contact with your skin and thus has a big impact on your comfort level and performance. Base layer clothing is responsible for managing perspiration, protecting the skin (UV rays, chafing etc.) and maintaining your body’s natural temperature.… Read More »

Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Crew Top Merino Base Layer

The Best Hiking Shirts of 2018 – Short-Sleeve

Hiking, mountaineering and trekking are physically demanding activities that require high-performance clothing which keeps you comfortable, no matter the conditions. A hiking shirt is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing because it is in direct contact with your skin. Therefore, it should be breathable, moisture-wicking and quick-drying. For long hiking trips, it… Read More »

Arcteryx Motus Crew SS Hiking Shirt

The Best Hiking Hats for Winter

Hiking in cold weather is no fun unless you have appropriate gear such as warm hiking boots, softshell pants, insulated jacket, gloves and a hat. A hat is one of the most important items of winter hiking clothing because it significantly reduces the body heat loss. Once US Army studies claimed that 40 to 45 % of body heat is… Read More »

SmartWool Cuffed Beanie - Hiking Hat

The Best Hiking Underwear in 2018

Underwear is probably one of the most underrated pieces of hiking apparel. Hikers and mountaineers usually spend a lot of money on other clothing but become penny-pinching when it comes to underwear. However, we don’t think that underwear is something where you should try to save money as it is in direct contact with your… Read More »

Smartwool Hiking Underwear

The Best Winter Hiking Socks in 2018

Socks are among the most underrated pieces of hiking clothing – hikers often spend a lot of money on sophisticated outer layers, mid-layers etc. but when it comes to socks they somehow become penny pinching. We, however, think that socks are very important as they are worn directly against the skin on your feet (which… Read More »

Smartwool Winter Hiking Socks