Before the Millennium, walking socks were very much a unisex piece of outdoor kit. This was before outdoor socks and accessories specialist Bridgedale changed the outdoor industry for the better, when they launched the first anatomically designed sock. When the Women’s WoolFusion® Trekker was released in 2001, the problems associated with poor fit and design were eliminated.

Bridgedale WoolFusion® Trekker Socks

Bridgedale WoolFusion® Trekker Socks

The anatomy of the male and female foot is very different, as a woman’s foot is generally narrower with higher arches.  Recognising that this important difference in anatomy negatively affected female comfort, even if wearing the best fitting footwear, Bridgedale focused on providing women with as much walking comfort as possible, with a close fit around the foot and a reduced toe box volume to give closer ratio sizing than men.

Following nearly two years of rigorous product development and independent field testing, the Bridgedale’s Women’s WoolFusion® Trekker Sock was born. No longer did women have to put up with excess material bunching up inside the boot, negating any benefit of their footwear.

Manufactured in the company’s UK factory in Newtownards near Belfast, Northern Ireland, WoolFusion® Trekker features Bridgedale’s unique Fusion Technology, which brings together Enduro Wool and technical fibres to provide balanced insulation, fast wicking moisture control and durability.  Trekker is now sold in more than 40 countries around the globe and has taken thousands outdoor enthusiasts, both male and female, on hillwalking journeys over the years.

Since the launch of the first women’s walking sock over 15 years ago, Bridgedale’s versatile range of outdoor performance socks is primarily made up of gender-specific styles.  While many other outdoor sock brands may have followed suit, Bridgedale WoolFusion® Trekker will always be the pioneering and best-selling women’s walking sock in Britain.

Why not enter our competition to be in with the chance of winning your very own pair of the original and best-selling women’s specific fit walking socks.

Bridgedale WoolFusion® Trekker has a RRP of £17.49. Stockist and further information on Bridgedale socks can be found at 

For a chance to win a pair of Bridgedale WoolFusion® Trekker Socks, all you need to do is answer the following question:

When did Bridgedale launch the women’s WoolFusion® Trekker – the first women’s specific fit sock?

a) 1998

b) 2001

c) 2007

Closing Date : 4th November 2017

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And the lucky winner is :

susan, london

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