Lorpen, a Spanish-based sock designer and manufacturer that uses blended yarn technology for high performance socks, is introducing its fall/winter 2016 sock collection that features LorpeNRG Technology for cold-weather activities. Lorpen is also introducing a new collection of casual TR2 “crossover” merino-blend socks that will transition easily from the trail to the workplace. The new Lorpen sock styles will be available at specialty retail stores and online at www.lorpennorthamerica.com in fall 2016.
Lorpen’s new LorpeNRG fibers not only make the sock more durable, but is proven to enhance warmth. The yarn has been applied to Lorpen’s winter hiking and ski sock collection for fall ‘16. When blended with Primaloft and Merino yarns, the end result is a comfortable sock that will keep the feet warm and dry all day long.
T3 HEAVY TREKKER OVERCALF (T3HH): A heavy weight sock designed for maximum protection for cold weather trekking. Made with new LorpeNRG technology to improve warmth, Primaloft Eco yarn, and high quality Merino wool for comfort. The T3 Spider Net foot design with a breathable mesh instep ensures a perfect fit, improved drying and temperature regulation. MSRP: $25.00
T3 ALL SEASON TREKKER (T3HC): Made with a blend of Tencel and Coolmax to provide maximum moisture management in a heavy, reinforced and extremely robust sock. New LorpeNRG technology improves the durability and performance, and the T3 Spider Net design offers all day support and comfort. The breathable mesh instep ensures improved drying and temperature regulation. MSRP: $23.00
T3 MIDWEIGHT HIKER (T3MMN): This crew sock made with Primaloft yarn, Merino wool and Nylon is the ideal blended yarn sock for cold weather trekking and hiking. New LorpeNRG technology improves the overall fit and warmth. The T3 Spider Net design keeps the sock in place all day, and the breathable instep regulates the temperature and moisture management. MSRP: $18.00
T3 KIDS SKI LIGHT (S3K): The most advanced sock technology is now available for the youngest skiers. This thin sock with light cushioning in the shin and foot with Primaloft and Merino offers all day protection and comfort. New LorpeNRG technology improves durability and warmth, the T3 Spider Net design keeps the sock in place, and the breathable instep regulates the temperature and moisture evaporation. MSRP: $15.00
T3 SKI LIGHT (S3LMN): A thin ski sock with strategic cushioning with Primaloft and Merino yarn for technical and demanding skiers. New LorpeNRG technology improves durability and warmth. The T3 Spider Net design keeps the sock in place and prevents wrinkles. The Primaloft is blended with high quality Merino wool for added warmth and comfort. MSRP: $25.00
T3 SKI MIDWEIGHT (S3MMN): Made with Primaloft, Merino Wool and Nylon, this is the ideal blended yarn sock for skiers who prefer a thicker sock, with a full cushioned sole. New LorpeNRG technology improves the durability and warmth. The T3 Spider Net design keeps the sock in place and the breathable instep regulates the temperature and moisture evaporation. MSRP: $25.00
CASUAL TR2 COLLECTION
Crossover shoes have long been popular among outdoor enthusiasts, and now Lorpen is introducing a crossover sock. Designed for active people who must dress in a somewhat professional manner for work, but enjoy incorporating some kind of outdoor activity into their day, Lorpen’s Casual TR2 sock can do the same. At first glance it looks like a common dress sock, but upon further inspection, it has the components of a performance outdoor sock.
MEN’S (TR2M): The TR2 features a new Merino Polyester Micro Fiber blend that enhances the performance of the Merino fiber and its general warmth, comfort and moisture wicking characteristics. The sock is reinforced with Nylon in the major friction areas, including the toe and heel areas. The TR2 collection is constructed with 40% Merino, 40% Polyester Micro Fiber, 10% Nylon, and 10% Lycra. MSRP: $18.00
WOMEN’S (TR2W): The TR2 for women features a new Merino Polyester Micro Fiber blend that enhances the performance of the Merino fiber, and is designed with a narrower heel and forefoot for a precise fit. The sock is reinforced with Nylon in the major friction areas and is available in cushioned and non-cushioned styles. The TR2 collection is constructed with 40% Merino, 40% Polyester Micro Fiber, 10% Nylon, and 10% Lycra. MSRP: $17.00 - $18.00
Founded in 1985, Lorpen is based in Etxalar, Spain and has been selling performance outdoor socks in the U.S. since 2004 and Canada since 2001. In 2014, Lorpen merged with The Ternua Group and is now part of a larger family of outdoor European brands that include Ternua, Astore and Lorpen. At Lorpen, technology and performance are the top priority in every sock they manufacture, and as such, the company is a top choice among athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, including well-known mountain climbers around the globe. For more information, go to www.lorpennorthamerica.com
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