Have you ever tried alpaca wool socks before?
I was curious and contacted Hollow Socks to give them the ultimate test.
This is how the Hollow Alpaca Wool Socks did during my testing out in the cold wilds.
It’s no secret I have been a big fan of wool. I wear vintage wool hunting coats, wool gloves and even regular wool socks. Living in northern Ohio near the frigid waters of Lake Erie has taught me dress warm while outdoors in the winter or else. Well cold weather is now here and it was finally time to test out alpaca wool socks. Yes, not from sheep and certainly not synthetic. These test socks from Hollow Socks are the real deal.
I had heard from many other outdoor enthusiasts that alpaca wool far surpassed all others. Now was my chance to find out for myself how they will do in the outdoors while hiking and hunting during some very cold temperatures.
Sent to me was two pairs of boot socks in my chosen size. This is what Hollow Socks had to say about them:
Our THICKEST, loftiest, most comfortable sock:
Versatile Hollow boot socks are the perfect fit for facing the bitter cold, or warming up post-outdoor adventure.
Our boot performance socks use 70% Premium Peruvian Baby Alpaca Fiber, 27% Nylon and 3% Spandex to deliver the same comfort and performance as our flagship crew sock, but every aspect is extra.
Made in USA:
Designed in Wisconsin by outdoor enthusiasts and made in North Carolina.
Putting them on I found right away they are ultra soft. They also have no seams that can bite into tender foot parts while hiking a rugged trail.
How warm are they in use? Very warm! They are also quite breathable so sweat does not become an issue like it does with synthetic socks.
The Hollow Alpaca Boot Socks are perfect for a long sit while fishing, or waiting on the elusive game out in the wilds during the coldest days. I certainly enjoy using them for both, especially on a chilly early morning hunt. No cold toes now!
How tough are the Hollow Alpaca Wool Socks? Well they held up great during testing and washing. Also, the instructions for washing couldn’t be simpler!
Wash cold, hang dry – (note: machine washing and drying tests have shown no damage).
If you want the best socks when inferior socks are not even in the equation check out Hollow Socks. When I need the very best for cold weather foot protection, Hollow Socks are now my go-to for all of my winter sock needs.
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