Forclaz 500 2 pairs of high upper adult hiking socks

€ 11.98

Designed for Mountain hiking for one or more days. For regular use.

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SKU: S130049 (2033365)
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Product benefits
  1. Fitting comfort
    Fitting comfort
    Loop under the foot, on the shin and the Achilles tendon.
  2. Moisture management
    Moisture management
    Knitted part on the instep and under the foot: to evacuate sweat.
  3. Reduced chafing
    Reduced chafing
    Special fibre to reduce chafing on the heel and tip of the foot.
  4. Anatomic design
    100% Elastane structure to adapt to all shapes of feet.
  5. Abrasion resistance
    Multi-strand polyamide fibre provides increased durability.
Product feature
  1. Limiting the risk of chafing
    In the heel and the tip, the component is a polyamide spun with a second thread of PTFE-coated polyamide that helps to reduce the risk of blisters forming. These socks cannot protect 100% from blisters. Blisters usually appear when our skin is weakened by chafing, caused by socks, shoes or foreign bodies. Damp also plays an important role as it weakens the skin.
  2. Characteristics of the threads
    The heel and toe of the sock are made from friction free polyamide to reduce rubbing. The rest of the sock is made from a fast drying polyamide to reduce the feeling of having sweaty feet. Specific loop areas are made thicker for greater comfort. Well ventilated knit zones to wick away seat.
  3. How to choose the height of your socks
    We have produced 3 heights of hiking socks. "Short" socks that reach over your shoes but remain under the ankle.The “mids" are slightly higher than your ankle to protect it. These 2 heights are designed to be worn with low shoes. "High" socks are ideal with hiking boots as they are slightly lower than the calf.
  4. Choosing your hiking sock size
    Our socks are available in 4 different shoe sizes (35/38, 39/42,43/46, 47,50). We use elastane in all our socks, so that they fit closely to your feet and remain in place. We all have feet of different lengths, proportions and sizes: to do this, it is important to try your hiking socks in the store before buying them.Also try out your socks before going on a long hike
  5. 2-pack
    This model is sold in packs of 2 pairs of socks of the same colour.
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Socks : 96.0% Polyamide (PA), 4.0% Elastane
  2. Storage advice
    Store your properly dried socks in a dark, dry place.
  3. Product restrictions
    Not suitable for mountaineering.
  4. Product catchline
    Designed to protect your feet and bring you maximum comfort and protection during your mountain hikes. For regular use. Pack of 2 pairs of the same colour.
  5. Lab tested
    All our socks are laboratory- and field-tested to validate the following: toxicology, UV resistance, to wear, accelerated ageing and resistance to repeated washing. Users then check our socks in the field in the Mont Blanc valley.
Product reviews
4.2 / 5
24 reviews
24 users recommend this product
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  • Ok socks

    Mary (United Kingdom)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    Socks ok. Comfortable but I still got blisters despite well worm boots. These socks claim to reduce blisters
  • Very poor. Too much friction & heat. Blisters!

    jim (United Kingdom)
    Used for 1 week or less
    Used socks on a climbing trip to Swizerland. Every time I used them I found they generated too much friction and heat causing blisters. Have warn them cycling since, and found the same. Very dissapointed. Not up to my expectation of Quechua usual very high standards. Material felt and behaved like a cheap pair of man made fibre football type socks.
  • Comfy socks

    Babukannan (Singapore)
    Used for 1 week or less
    Cheap n durable..!!
    Response of the brand
    Dear Babukannan,

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on the Forclaz 500 Hiking Socks.

    I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experience wearing them. Its increased durability comes from its abrasion resistant multi-strand polyamide fibres composition.

    Here at Decathlon, we constantly strive to make our products affordable for our users. So, we're thrilled that you loved our prices too!

    Since you love these socks, you might also like to try the mid-length versions that come in blue and black. Do drop by our stores to check them out! Alternatively, you can also purchase online through this link:

    Thank you and I look forward to seeing you in our stores!

    Your Hiking Guide,
    Hiking Sport Leader (Bedok Store)
  • good on foot

    bhushan (India)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    good on foot
  • Decent material but Odour is a problem

    sandipan (India)
    Used for More than 1 year
    Have been wearing these socks regularly. I would they are pretty comfortable and help prevent blisters or chaffing. My only issues has been odour.
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