Wigwam Gobi Liner Crew
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $7
I hate blisters. These liners do an awesome job providing slick surface to rub in my boots besides my heels as well as keeping them dry by wicking away moisture.
- Great barrier against blisters
- Wicks moisture
- Material degrades in high heat from the dryer and UV from the sun
Nothing ruins a hike faster than a blister. Once the hot spot starts, it is all I am thinking about. After trying most remedies out there, I decided to try these synthetic liners. Wow! They are wonderful. I haven't had any blisters and my feet are not pruney after hiking all day.
The liners are made from 100% polypropylene and like silk, provide a nice slippery surface to rub in your boot while staying formed to your foot. Because the fabric is synthetic, it doesn't absorb moisture and wicks it away from your foot.
The downside: because the socks are made from a plastic, they to not handle high heat from the dryer or UV very well. To mitigate degradation, line dry the socks and keep them from direct sunlight. The manufacturer also recommends washing them inside out.
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Here's what other sites are saying:
These thin liners add a layer of warmth under your socks without adding bulk. Made of 100% polypropylene to wick moisture away from your feet, keeping them dry and comfortable. *Discount will be applied when you check out. Offer not valid for sale-price items ending in $._3 or $._9.
- REI refers to the unisex version
A soothing second skin designed with Nobel Prize winning Polyproplene to keep feet dry and blister free. 100% Polypropylene (exclusive of Lycra Spandex).
- Ramsey Outdoor refers to the unisex version
*Comfortably dry*Stays put naturally* A soothing second skin, designed with Nobel Prize winning Polypropylene to keep feet dry and blister free Fiber Contents 100% Polypropylene (exclusive of Lycra Spandex) Sizing- Medium - Men's 5-91/2: Women's 6-10 Large - Men's 9-12: Women's 10-13
- Vargo Outdoors refers to the unisex version
Wigwam's Gobi polypropylene liner socks are the best insurance you can have to help prevent blisters. In addition to blister protection, the Wigwam Gobi is extremely lightweight and can also move moisture faster and keep your feet comfortable.The foot is shield against outside air to retain body heat.Polypropylene repels moisture to keep feet dry, warm and blister free. 100% PolypropyleneThanks for supporting the All American Brand - Wigwam.
- Campmor refers to the unisex version