UphillSport HETTA upcycled sock is made with a unique innovative 4-layer structure for better durability, breathability and warmth.
SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FOR BETTER DURABILITY - SCANDINAVIAN OUTDOOR AWARD NOMINEEWe at Uphillsport love the Nordic nature and named this sock after Hetta village in most northern part of Finland. Sock is made with a unique innovative 4-layer structure for better durability, breathability and warmth. 41% of used materials are upcycled. This is UphillSport’s way of sustainable functionality. Hetta trekking sock has 41 % Upcycled wool tri-blend from Recover system. Recover yarns are produced from textile waste, no chemicals are added, no water used and near zero CO2 emissions in the yarn production. Merino wool is certified with Nativa tracebility program. Innovative multi-layer system makes the sock more durable and lasts longer in use. Product is 100% suitable for textile recycling.Uphillsport is leading the way in bringing upcycled yarns to our perfomance socks as a part of our sustainability program. UphillSport is the first socks factory in Europe to use Upcycled Recover- System’s yarns in socks.UphillSport is the first european socks factory to be Nativa Protocol certified. Nativa Protocol is 100% traceabale in all stages of the value chain.Features & Benefits 4-Layer Drytech moisture transfer – Keeps feet warm and dry Fitted heel and grip on the arch – Improves mid-foot support Merino on sole – Improves breathability, softness and warmthBrand: UphillSportWeight: 89 gMaterials:25% Merino wool21% Polyamide20% Polyester, recycled14% Wool, recycled11% PolypropyleneWashingAll socks are suitable for a 40 degree machine wash. Tumble drying is not recommended. Socks may appear smaller after washing - it is recommended that you re-form the socks after washing for a better fit. Many socks have elastic yarns and because of this, they may seem smaller than they really are. Merino wool properties get even better after usage and washing.UphillSport socks are made to be long-lasting, good maintenance will make them last even longer.Made in Finland at Sukkamestarit Oy factory. Production is ISO9001:2015 certified. All yarn materials are OEKOTEX 100 certified.