Explore more and hurt less: how SOLE can help you adventure in comfort with a clear conscience.

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Getting the most from our world means asking a lot of our bodies. That’s partly why we do what we do; pushing through the burn to reach the summit or see the world from a new point of view. We live for the tired satisfaction of a day well-spent, conquering discomfort to truly experience the beautiful planet we call home. Our bodies love to be used, but if we want to chase the next adventure well into our golden years, it’s important we take care of them. There’s a crucial difference between the ‘good discomfort’ we crave, and the persistent pain that many endure. Sore feet, ankles, knees and backs are common symptoms, and our bodies’ way of telling us that something isn’t quite right. The problem often starts right where you’re putting in the hard yards - your feet. Issues at ground-level can have adverse effects throughout your body, limiting your ability to adventure long and hard. SOLE’s signature shape custom moldable footbeds and footwear support your feet, exactly where they need it, so you can get the most out of your adventures.

There’s a crucial difference between the ‘good discomfort’ we crave, and the persistent pain that many endure.

Support in the right places can alleviate pain associated with conditions like plantar fasciitis, runner’s knee, shin splints and many more. The SOLE signature shape also helps neutralize your body's alignment, so everything is working in unison, they way it's supposed to. The end result is that with SOLE you can explore further for longer. And the best thing about adventuring with SOLE? We believe in protecting the world we love. That’s why we’re part of 1% For The Planet, and contribute to Protects Our Winters. In fact we’re so serious about sustainability that in 2008 we launched ReCORK, our natural cork recycling program and grew it into the biggest program of its kind in North America. With the help of thousands of collection partners we've collected more than 100 million natural wine corks for recycling in an entirely carbon negative process. We then use the 100% post-consumer recycled cork in many of our SOLE products, removing a beautiful, versatile, highly sustainable material from the waste stream and giving it a second lease on life (read more about why we love cork so much here).

Recycling cork may be the biggest of our eco-initiatives, but it's by no means the only one. From sustainable design, and sourcing the most eco-friendly materials available, we're committed to growing our business in an environmentally responsible way. All this means that with SOLE you can continue to adventure hard, while leaving the faintest of footprints.