Showers Pass launches merino wool lined waterproof sock

Three new styles prevent cold, wet weather from getting you down

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This sock feels like a sock, yet protects like a rain bootie.

This sock feels like a sock, yet protects like a rain bootie.

We usually don’t get all in a tizzy about socks. But this new offering from the folks at Showers Pass caught our attention. Building on its already popular Crosspoint waterproof socks collection, the Oregon-based company has released three new styles of socks to prevent cold, wet weather from putting a damper on time spent outdoors.

While they may look and feel like regular socks, the Crosspoint Waterproof Socks are fully windproof and waterproof, thanks to a 3-layer construction.

High viz for better low light visibility.

High viz for better low light visibility.

Other features include a wear resistant knit exterior, a seamless waterproof breathable Artex membrane, and a moisture wicking lining. There’s a Coolmax lining on the WP Crew and Hi-Viz Crew, and Merino wool lining on the WP Wool Crew. The result is a sock that feels like a sock, yet protects like a rain bootie, meaning you don’t have to choose between breathability and keeping your feet dry.

Price ranges from $35-$39. For more info visit

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