SealSkinz – Waterproof Breathable Thin Socklet

SealSkinz – Waterproof Breathable Thin Socklet

A thin Socklet with a fine Merino wool lining gives excellent wicking performance.Elasticated instep provides support and ensures a comfortable fit. Suitable for runners and cyclists; keeps feet dry when wearing vented running shoes or from water entering the cleat fitting on cycle shoes.

Our waterproof socks and gloves use patented technology, ensuring the ultimate in waterproof and breathable protection for the feet and hands.

Great in the cold and wet, the waterproof technology keeps you warm and dry. Even when it’s warm, sweat is pulled away from the body and leaves through the highly breathable membrane.

As a result SealSkinz products ensure your feet, hands and head always remain totally dry. They also reduce the chance of blisters on your feet as the three-layer technology helps to prevent your foot being rubbed against your shoe.

SealSkinz exceptional technology uses a unique seamless three layer construction – an outer, a waterproof, highly breathable membrane and an inner lining.

How they work 

Inner Layer

The inner lining has been specially developed to actively wick moisture away from the skin to increase comfort and warmth and reduce the chance of blisters. It is made from either Coolmax or Merino wool.

Middle Layer

The waterproof breathable membrane is inserted using patented technology and allows perspiration, as water vapor to escape whilst preventing water coming in. The membrane typically has a breathability of greater than 65% WVP, making the socks and gloves completely waterproof, highly breathable and windproof.

Outer Layer

The outer layer is designed for extra durability and abrasion resistance with stretch to fit properties. It is tough and durable designed to stand up to all weather conditions.

Sealskinz socks incorporate our unique seamless, close fitting, three layer technology.

  1. close fitting inner actively wicks swear and moisture away from the skin
  2. Waterproof breathable membrane
  3. Tough durable outer

The highly breathable membrane reduces sweat build-up by allowing moisture transmission from the foot through the inner layer to the outer layer

The Waterproof membrane ensures feet are always warm and dry.Elasticated instep and Achilles for additional support.

PRODUCT REVIEW – SealSkinz – Waterproof Breathable Thin Socklet – by Andrea R4W forum member

Style – These socks didn’t look massively attractive but that’s not really the purpose of socks.  They certainly looked like a good pair of outdoor socks and would fit in with any outdoor kit. Score 3/5

Comfort/Fit – When I took these out of the packet they felt stiff and I didn’t think I would like the feel of them but I was really pleased once I tried them. The fit was excellent and they molded to my foot really well. They were really comfortable. Score 5/5

Freshness – After running a 10k in these, my foot felt fresh and there was no sweaty foot smell.  I did a hike in them also, using them under walking socks and this worked well too.  After washing they retained their look as shape. Score 5/5

Quality – This is a really good quality product. Score 5/5

Overall – I know that I will get lots of use out of these socks, both for running and also other outdoor activities.  I would say that this is an excellent outdoor socklet.  Water got into my shoe when on one of the walks and the waterproof socklets held up well.  I would buy these again and recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable sock which can be used for running and other outdoor activities. Score 4/5

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