Socks help to keep your feet dry, but it is essential that you choose suitable shoes and insoles that work together to help protect and remove moisture from your feet whilst you're walking.
When choosing socks for your pilgrimage, we recommend that they be tested under the same conditions as the pilgrimage (with a full backpack and a walk of at least 25km). This is to ensure you know how your feet will react to the sock.
Important: drying socks on heaters and in dryers damages their elastic fibres. Whenever possible, allow the socks to dry naturally.
The film below explains some important concepts about socks:
Socks are like cupcakes. Sweet in the morning, and at the end of the day half stuck to the paper / feet…