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Socks and Underwear Buying Guide

Socks and base layer underwear are the garments worn to keep you warm and cosy in any season of the year. 

Types of Base Layer Socks

  • Trekker Socks: Trekker socks are designed to give full-day protection and superior comfort in dry environment ensuring comfortable and healthy feet. They are suitable for hiking, trekking and backpacking. These socks are available for both men and women. 
  • Runner Socks: Running socks are made of lightweight construction. They reduce fatigue and prevent blisters. These socks are perfect for racing and training for longer distances and they promise long life run after run. 
  • Hiking Socks: These hiking socks are designed with features such as better resilience, durability and better wicking. These socks come with thick cushion in ball/heel which helps in reducing shock, impact, sheer and blisters. They are provided with moderate cushioning at instep to protect from boot pressure and to have better fit.   

Types of Base Layer Underwear

Look for base layers made with a blend of spandex, Lycra, polyester and nylon or even polypropylene. 

  • Base layer cooling Underwear: Base layer underwear is suitable for summer or during severe work outs. They retain very little heat and keep your body cool. They provide excellent comfort and are extremely efficient in moisture management. They are available as half sleeve, full sleeve vests and one piece cooling suit. Leggings, long johns, boxer shorts can also have the cooling properties.  
  • Base layer thermal Underwear: Thermal base layer underwear is an ideal choice for sporting activities. They are designed to transport moisture away from skin and disperse it over the outer layer of the fabric making it to easily evaporate. The underwear is suitable while cycling, walking & hiking, skiing, running, golfing and climbing. 
  • Lightweight base layers are ideal for cool weather at maximum exertion levels and sporting activity.
  • Mid weight base layers are ideal for the outdoors with a minimum activity level like walking.
  • Heavy base layers are for extreme conditions whatever the level of activity is.

Quick Picks 

Quick Picks

24 Inch Ski Socks Skulls :

The thermal socks are 24 inches high and shields you from the biting cold.  

Sub Zero John Baselayer Thermal Underwear :

The tights provide you with a thermal Baselayer that fits snugly to any kind of body shape.  

Dickies Baselayer Vest :

The Baselayer vest features contrast stitches and ribbed cuffs with raglan sleeves.              

Quick Picks

Sub Zero Long Sleeve Baselayer Thermal Underwear :

The thermal underwear is a garment with adequate stretch that allows for a comfortable fit for most body shapes.  

Coolactive Mens Thermo cool Base Layer Shorts :

The men’s thermal underwear has a Baselayer that allows for professional training and sports practise.   

Bridgedale Thermal Liner Socks :

The thermal socks can be worn during extreme conditions under regular socks as a base layer.   

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