Horizon Merino Hiker Socks Description
Brand : Horizon
Season : SS14
Code : 5060740
These Merino socks are ideal for all hiking and walking activities. Merino wool is renowned for it temperature regulating and odour beating properties. It feels great against the skin too. Horizon Socks use a super fine Merino Wool is blended with polypropylene to provide warmth, comfort, durability and performance.
The benefits of merino wool as a fabric are well known to outdoor enthusiasts, and has the added benefit of being a sustainable natural resource, unlike the petroleum based synthetic fibres used in other socks and baselayers. Merino excels at regulating body temperature, so it offers warmth when its cold and is cool when its hot. This means that merino baselayers are comfortable to wear through a very broad range of climatic conditions.
Wool, due to inherent oils, are naturally odour resistant, making it a great choice for multi day adventures. Wool also moves moisture away from the body too, and while not as efficient as lab designed synthetic fibres, it does keep you feeling comfortable and dry even when working hard.