They are suitable for a variety of sporting and outdoor activities including trekking, climbing, skiing and snowboarding, hiking, cycling, running etc. They are ideal for cold weather and when it's snowing.These trekking socks have been designed with extra padding in the heels and toes, offer achilles tendon protection and have a mid foot bandage providing firmer padding for extra comfort. The comforting properties will give you a fully cushioned foot whilst you travel. Super soft feel with a long, high, flexible and comfortable cuff providing firm and secure support. Practical shin guard protection. Perfect for wearing with boots and when going on long walks and treks.