The 3 kinds of socks you need for Kilimanjaro
Your choice of socks for Kilimanjaro is almost as important as your choice of boots. We recommend bringing along three types of socks for a Kilimanjaro climb: hiking socks, thermal socks, and sock liners.
Test your socks with your boots
It’s important to test out your hiking socks before coming to Kilimanjaro. Never bring new socks with you.
Consider toe socks if your toes blister easily
Test out your socks before the trek
A badly positioned sock seam can spell doom on a long hike!
Hiking sock liners
reduce friction wick away moisture
Sock liners reduce friction
Sock liners wick away moisture
Don't confuse hiking sock liners with those little cotton things you wear with your city sneakers or pumps – you know, hidden socks. They're two very different things!