I live in Hawai'i and I'm looking for some really tough all weather socks, trousers, and shorts. I found this site when looking reviews for Lowa combat boots. I was going to purchase the Lowa Combat GTX but I read that it doesn't work well in hot weather. Since I'm in Hawai'i, that boot would be terrible for here so I'm going to purchase the Lowa Mega Camp. I had some custom molded insoles made years ago so I think that should work to replace the Lowa factory insoles that everyone says is of crappy quality. My question to you all is what are the toughest socks, trousers, and shorts that I can purchase to use in any situation. I will mostly be using them for everyday civilian use since I am not in the military but I do love military grade clothing and boots since I play very hard and am very hard on my clothing similar to the military lifestyle. (I farm, hike, kayak, mountaineer, etc.) For my socks now, they always end up having holes where the toe is. For my trousers and shorts now, they always rip at the location where my groin and butt is. I do a lot of heavy lifting when I farm and do gardening. One site I was looking at so far is: Men's Work Pants - Duluth Trading Company I see that arrse.co.uk has a few reviews of socks(no trousers or shorts though) but I'm still unsure. Thank you in advance for your recommendations/advice.