/ Warm, Thin, Waterproof Running Socks - Recommendations
But the worst part was my feet - pretty cold and if I'd been out much longer then it would have been getting dangerously so.
I was running a thick pair of cotton socks and thinner pair of running socks over the top, with normal trail shoes.
I've got a thick waterproof pair of SealSkinz which I used to use in my MTB days. They're toasty but a bit bulky and uncomforatble for running is so I'm looking for something else. Recommendations?
I don't mind paying for quality, but I run quite a bit and the winter here is long so I'd like to be able to afford a few pairs. So something affordable would be good.
Is it wet cold or dry cold? I use the same thin socks all yesr round which are the Nike Dryfit ones, but go to a different, warmer shoe in the winter. I tend to go with the assumption that as I'm going to get anyway I don't want a sock that soaks up a ton of water
> don't sealskin do 2 types of sock ,one thinner than the other..
That's exactly what I did. Too cold. For about 50% of the run I'm shin deep in snow.
Dry cold. At -15 there isn't much moisture around. I'm thinking I'm going to have to sacrifice some breatheability for warmth which is fine. At those temperatures.
Try some woolie bullies. Not waterproof, but warm when wet and there shouldn't be much water around at those temperatures.
You can't go wrong with pink feet......
These are pretty good http://www.hillyclothing.co.uk/monoskin-off-road-anklet
The wool does make a difference.
Wool for a start. It is warmer when damp, whether from sweat or water ingress, and merino if you can find it. The sealskinz socks just won't stay waterproof if used for running. About 1 run in my experience. But they ARE merino lined so with another thin pair inside can be warm if it's dry cold. Get bigger shoes! A pair of debris gaiters over everything to keep out snow (and even the occasional dunk in water).
Have you tried the thin Sealskinz? I like them.
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