Answers to your Questions


Basic answers to the most common ArcticDry questions!

What sports can I use these Waterproof Socks for?

Most of our customers use their socks for the following sports and hobbies: Cycling, Hiking/Trekking, Snowboarding, Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking.

However, there is an almost endless list of sports and hobbies that you can use our product for, essentially any endeavour which could leave you with soaking wet shoes or boots could benefit from ArcticDry Waterproof Socks.

How Waterproof are they?

Our socks are tested to withstand what is known as “hydrostatic head”, and they can withstand a column of water (hydrostatic head) >10,000mm. (BS3424: Part 26; Method 29A: 1990).

In layman’s terms, they are rigorously tested to ensure they are Waterproof coming out of the factory, fully prepared for your sport of choice!

How do I wash ArcticDry Waterproof Socks?

They can pretty much be washed like any other normal sock. Ideally wash them at a temperature below 40 Degrees, and the same goes for drying.

Quick Tip: Turn them inside out when drying, as the merino wool layer will dry faster, and avoid drying on a radiator.

Read Article: How Do You Wash Waterproof Socks?

What size do I need to order?

If you are a UK size 8-11 (EU 35-38) you will be perfectly fine with our Medium ArcticDry Waterproof Sock. Due to our socks being slightly stretchy, even if you are a 7 or 12, you will fit into the Medium, but it just depends how tight you like your fit.

Do ArcticDry socks need any special waterproofing treatment?

The simple answer is no, ArcticDry Waterproof socks have a special waterproof membrane layer which prevents water from getting through and making your feet wet.

You are not required to waterproof these socks in any other way, they are rugged enough on their own to cope with the elements!

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