Lorpen Inferno Expedition Polartec Socks

LORPEN Inferno Expedition Polartec


Regular price AED 255
12 in stock

The ultimate sock for high altitude expedition use. Designed for hard shell mountaineering footwear and extended cold weather activities in extreme environments. Hand sewn and designed with specific left and right foot anatomical shapes for precise fit. This is the cutting edge of warmth technology. Based on feedback we received from professional mountaineers and cold-weather athletes we learned that most wool socks on the market were too constrictive and maintained moisture during their activities.

This can be dangerous in parts of the world where a wet foot can lead to hypothermia or other serious conditions. Our design team wanted to solve this problem by creating a sock that would be incredible warm and dry. We searched the globe to find materials and a construction process that provide the perfect combination of elasticity, support, and warmth. We found that perfect combination in Polartec® Power Stretch and Primaloft Yarn.

Two Layers of Polartec Power Stretch on the outer layer of the sock provide warmth without increasing weight. The smooth outer layer is wind- and abrasion-resistant; the soft inner layer pulls moisture away from your skin keeping you dry, warm and comfortable. The inner layer of Primaloft Yarn is made up of ultra-fine polyester fibers which are finer than cashmere, resulting in a luxuriously soft feel while providing unparalleled moisture wicking.

When hiking, climbing or doing any aerobic activity, your body works up a sweat and emits heat and perspiration, but when you suddenly sit idle, you can easily start to freeze with an insulation that absorbs water. Primaloft fibers wick moisture away from the skin and trap body heat. Tested above 8,000 meters by athletes in real world conditions, you wont find anything else like these.


Features:

- Height: Over Calf
- Cushioning : Super Heavy
- Polartec Powerstretch
- Heavily insulated and designed for high altitude climbing
- Performs like a traditional sock (Stays up on your foot, fits snuggly)
- Left Foot/Right Foot anatomical design for a precision fit that ensures better blood and nerve flow and unrestricted movement
- Hand sewn in Spain to maintain the highest quality in every pair
- Polartec Power Stretch provides elasticity, support, and warmth
- Primaloft Yarn insulation is soft against the foot while working to trap body heat and wick moisture away from the foot


Technology:

Polartec® Power Stretch®:
- Polartec® Power Stretch® fabrics feature body-hugging 4-way stretch and are very breathable. They keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight. These are the most versatile outdoor and fitness apparel fabrics available today. Many of the fabrics feature a proprietary construction with two unique surfaces: the durable nylon outer layer is wind- and abrasion-resistant; the soft inner layer pulls moisture away from your skin keeping you dry, warm and comfortable.

How does it work?:
Moisture and high relative humidity next to the skin cause discomfort. Polartec® Power Stretch® keeps the skin dry through three complementary mechanisms:
- The fabric is highly breathable and does not restrict the movement of moisture vapor.
- Touch Points´ on the fabric inner surface draw off the sweat. Sweat is wicked off the skin to the outside of the fabric, where it spreads rapidly for evaporation.
- When the sweat reaches the outside of the fabric, it spreads out to many times its original surface area, enabling it to dry at least 2 times faster than cotton.

- Primaloft Footwear

SIZE CHART

Use the chart below to determine your size. If you´re on the borderline between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your measurements for bust and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the size indicated by your bust measurement.


Size Brand size UK US
EU 35-37

 

S

 

 

3.5 - 5

 

 

3 - 5

 

EU 38-40

 

M

 

 

5.5 - 7

 

 

5.5 - 7

 

EU 41-43

 

L

 

 

7.5 - 9

 

 

7.5 - 9

 

EU 44-46

 

XL

 

 

9.5 - 12.5

 

 

9.5 - 12.5

 

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