Feet dry and warm, that's the basis for comfort and long endurance in any conditions. Special attention should therefore be paid to the selection of suitable footwear, but also to other accessories such as socks, shoe covers or shoe care preparations.
For hiking and the battlefield
For movement in nature, comfortable hiking shoes are most often sought after, which provide the feet with sufficient support and protect against injury. The sole is shaped in such a way that it absorbs shocks well and holds in different terrain. A suitable choice for various outdoor activities are the Achilles XTR 6 Trekking hiking boots from Pentagon with a waterproof membrane, which are light in weight, provide high comfort and a soft sole.
Airsoft players or army enthusiasts will appreciate the high resistance offered by tactical boots. It is intended for the most demanding conditions, it is waterproof, but also breathable. At the same time, it has a puncture-resistant sole that perfectly absorbs shocks and is non-slip. Such are, for example, the Defender 4 tactical boots from the manufacturer UYN. They have a seamless upper and inside made of yak wool, thanks to which they offer maximum comfort, excellent thermoregulation and resistance to odors.
The Zephyr GTX hi military boots from Lowa are made for fast movement in medium-difficult terrain, and are even suitable for parachute jumps. Thanks to the Gore-Tex membrane, it is waterproof and breathable at the same time.
When moving in a humid environment, in deep snow or tall wet grass, you will appreciate shoe covers, thanks to which you can protect your entire foreleg from moisture. For example, universal shoe covers with steel cable from Mil-Tec are suitable for all types of laced shoes.
In order for your shoes to serve you for a long time, you need to choose the right shoe care. For shoes with leather and textile uppers, use the Waterstop Pro shoe impregnation spray from the manufacturer Lowa, which preserves the natural appearance of the shoes. The same manufacturer also offers Active Creme shoe cream for leather and textile uppers with a membrane, which ensures the water repellency of the shoes and preserves the breathability of the membrane.
Dry and warm under all conditions
Appropriately fitting shoes should also be complemented by high-quality socks that hold well on the foot, do not wrinkle anywhere, and at the same time wick away sweat so that the feet remain dry.
Just so it doesn't freeze in winter
In cold weather and winter, you should reach for thermal socks that provide sufficient thermal comfort. Most often, they contain an admixture of wool, which is thermoregulating and antibacterial. However, synthetic admixtures such as polyamide, polyester and polypropylene are also popular.
Among the most popular are the very high-quality thermal socks Alaska from MFH with an admixture of wool. They are suitable for all sports and outdoor activities. The Defender high merino socks from UYN, which provide a high degree of comfort, good grip and good thermoregulation, will certainly not disappoint either.
If you're one of those people whose feet are prone to blisters, definitely don't miss the 2in Defender high socks from UYN. These thermal socks made of a mixture of synthetic materials are specially woven to prevent pressure sores and keep the foot in the correct position in the shoe.
Comfort all year round
If thermal socks are too warm for you, or you don't move in extremely cold conditions, thinner, year-round socks can also be a great choice. For example, Pentagon's popular Alpine Merino Light with anatomical design and flat seams are also suitable for everyday wear.
Comfort when worn outside or inside, reinforced stressed parts and excellent ventilation thanks to the mesh panel offer the Armor Heatgear Crew socks from Under Armour.
For everyday wear, choose comfortable and high-quality cotton socks with an anatomical design Phineas by Pentagon.