UKClimbing have returned from the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen and have written out their annual Top 10 list of products.
Here's what they had to say about Teko Socks.
"Here's a nice environmental story. If you've ever spent time walking on a beach or climbing at a coastal crag, you will appreciate the huge problem that discarded fishing nets cause in our oceans. Teko have found a clever way to crush up used fishing nets into pellets which are then drawn out into fibres to make the yarn used in these socks. Blended with Merino wool, and with some clever knit patterns, they have managed to produce a sustainable, recycled product that also performs. Available now, the range has something for every sock wearer, from running through hill walking to mountaineering. It's easy to overlook everyday items like socks in favour of glossy tech, but spending money on good socks makes all the difference to a long day in the mountains - and if they can help make a difference to plastic pollution too, then all the better. Eco socks? Even a journey as huge as saving the planet has to start with a small step..."
Read the full guide here.