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The 15 Best Winter Boots

Winter calls for cold temperatures, harsh weather conditions, and a battle to keep warm. But it is also a favorite time for many, as cold-weather activities begin to peek.

Whether you are shoveling your driveway, snow tubing with the kids, hiking the trails, hanging out at a ski lodge, or walking to work, the right gear is essential for staying warm during all of your outdoor adventures.

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It is extremely important to not only keep your upper body warm, but your lower body as well — especially your feet. The right pair of winter boots can be the difference between a comfortable and uncomfortable experience.

Vasque, Lost 40

These tough and technical boots are built for the cold. The Lost 40 boots by Vasque provide superior warmth and best-in-class winter traction. The outer boot is made with waterproof rough-out leather and breathable, abrasion-resistant softshell textile. The inner boot is made from felted wool, which provides temperature regulation from a wide range of winter conditions. The boots come in both men’s and women’s sizes. Get yours today from vasque.com.

Salomon Toundra Mid WP Winter Boots, Men’s

Face harsh winters head on with these excellent winter boots. They are waterproof, flexible, and lightweight. They boast Winter Contagrip nonmarking rubber outsoles, which help maximize traction in icy and snowy conditions. A review on rei.com said: “These boots are fantastic! They feel like a good pair of cross trainers, they're comfortable all day long, and they have amazing traction in all conditions. Incredibly warm, unbelievably lightweight.” Get your pair today from rei.com.

L.L. Bean, Men’s Wildcat Boots, Pro

For the ultimate protection in extreme weather conditions, look no further than the Wildcat Boots, Pro version. They have a waterproof full-grain leather upper, a lightweight rubber outsole, and they are made with AeroTherm insulation — the most advanced thermal barrier protection — to keep your feet warm while out in the freezing cold. Visit llbean.com to get your pair today.

Vasque, Coldspark Ultradry

These boots are perfect for your winter hiking and snowshoeing adventures. They have a rugged yet lightweight upper, incredible traction, and UltraDry waterproofing system. “Couldn’t be happier,” a review on vasque.com says. “Very comfortable fit and also appreciate the ankle support of a tall boot.” Get your Coldspark Ultradry boots from vasque.com.

Adidas, CW Pathmaker

Hit the snowy hiking trails or go for a walk down the street in these casual, comfortable, winter boots by Adidas. These boots feature PrimaLoft insulation, which makes them lightweight, breathable, and waterproof, keeping you warm and comfortable even during the most extreme weather conditions. They also have an extraordinary Continental Rubber outsole grip and BOOST cushioning, which provides more energy return that any other foam cushioning material in the running industry. Get your pair today from adidasoutdoor.com.

Muck Boot Company, Arctic Apres Lace Mid

If you are looking for both a durable and fashionable winter boot, look no further than the Arctic Apres Lace Mid. Along with their stylish design, they feature a premium waterproof leather upper, slip-resistant sole, warm fleece lining, and a cozy faux fur trim. Get your pair today from muckbootcompany.com.

The North Face, Women’s Shellista II Tall Boot

These waterproof suede and leather winter boots are perfect for icy, cold commutes. They have the ultimate insulation — PrimaLoft — which traps hot air for reduced heat loss and increased warmth. They feature a durable TNF Winter Grip rubber outsole base with IcePick temperature-sensitive lugs, and a women-specific, injection molded, waterproof TPR shell. Visit thenorthface.com to get your pair today.

Muck Boot Company, Arctic Excursion Mid

Whether you are walking to work, shoveling the driveway, or tubing with the kids, the Arctic Excursion is the ideal all-purpose — cold, wet, ice, snow — winter boot for you. They feature a warm fleece lining, aggressive rubber outsole, lightweight EVA midsole, Sockliner, and 5-millimeter CR Flex-Foam. Bonus: They are easy to pull on. Get your pair today from muckbootcompany.com.

Adidas, CW Choleah Insulated cp

Get creative and add a bit of color to your wardrobe, while also keeping your feet nice and toasty with these boots by Adidas. The upper consists of PrimaLoft 100g insulation material for more warmth, even in wet conditions, and a Climaproof membrane for waterproof protection. The midsole features lightweight EVA for long term cushioning, and the outsole provides you with super high traction rubber for optimal grip in wet conditions. Visit adidasoutdoor.com to get your pair today.

Columbia, Men’s BugaBoot Plus III Titanium Omni-Heat

With 600g insulation and thermal reflectors, these boots provide the ultimate warmth. They feature a leather, nylon, webbing and metal hardware upper, a Techlite midsole and Omni-Grip™ non-marking rubber outsole. A review on columbia.com said: “I've worn these boots several times in sub-zero temperatures. They are comfortable and warm.” Get your pair today from columbia.com.

Kamik, NATIONPLUS

If you are looking for a durable winter boot, a bit on the cheaper side, look no further than the NATIONPLUS boot by Kamik. They feature seam-sealed waterproof construction, 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation and a rust-proof speed-lacing system. These boots have a waterproof suede and leather upper and a snowtread synthetic rubber outsole. They are temperature rated -40°F. Visit kamik.com to get your pair today.

Adidas, CW Choleah High cp Leather

These boots will keep your feet warm and dry during cold and wet conditions. They feature a soft winter lining for comfort and warmth, and a super high traction rubber for optimal grip in wet conditions. They are perfect for all winter sports and they even have a foldable collar for change of height and looks. Get your pair today from adidasoutdoor.com.

Sorel, Women’s Tivoli High II Boot

This snug snow boot is stylish, comfortable, and warm. They feature an all-over waterproof suede leather upper which is insulated, breathable, and lined with soft microfleece. A review on sorel.com said: “These boots are awesome! [The] lining is so comfortable and they are even cuter than they look in the pictures.” Get your pair today from sorel.com.

UGG, Adirondack II

These boots are packed with premium materials and cold-weather technology. They feature waterproof leather and suede, a removable/replaceable UGGpure wool insole, and a Vibram outsole with lug tread. They are cold-weather rated to negative 20 degrees Celsius. Reviews on ugg.com say, “these are literally the best boots ever,” “very comfortable and warm,” and “they are so durable and so warm I definitely recommend these 5/5.” Get your Adirondack II boots today from ugg.com.

Baffin, Men’s Endurance Snow Boot

The Endurance by Baffin is the ultimate snow boot. It features a removable, multi-layer inner boot system with a double aluminum insole, a polar rubber outsole and arctic rubber shell. This is a waterproof boot with a diamond-lite insulated nylon upper. Store your essentials in its upper shaft side pocket. Temperature Rating: -100C/-148F. Get your pair today from baffin.com.

The 15 Best Winter Boots