Once winter hits, a solid pair of boots becomes essential. Whether you're trudging through the snow, splashing through the rain, or simply out in the cold, quality boots are key to keeping your pedes warm and dry. With the aim of helping you keep your toes nice and cozy, we've decided to round up the best winter boots for men.
These boots were chosen for a combination of their winter-weathering capabilities, comfort, and style. Here you'll find suggestions to suit a wide range of budgets and tastes, and they offer the outstanding quality you need to venture out in the cold year after year, winter after winter and snowstorm after snowstorm.
Canada Goose Journey Boots
Canada Goose is now taking over your footwear rotation as well as your winter outerwear lineup. These remarkably cool, stylish, rugged, and performance-minded winter boots are a super-premium take on the category, using an upper made from three pieces and a design inspired by classic hiker boots worn in the Alps.
The North Face ThermoBall Boots
You've likely got a well-built jacket from The North Face in your rotation for winter's coldest days, so why not add some equally well-made, performance-minded boots from the legendary outdoor brand? These feature a waterproof, coated leather upper and ThermoBall insulation for incredible warmth in deep snowdrifts.
Wolverine Muscovy Chukka Boots
Part "duck" boot, part chukka boot, and just about ready for anything, these Wolverine chukka boots are a nice change of pace from your beloved Wolverine 1000 Mile Boots. They'll shed snow and slush with ease while gripping the ground with a traction-filled rubber outsole.
Sperry Ice Bay Tall Boots
Although you might commonly know Sperry for its stylish boat shoes and loafers, the brand also helps you ease into the colder months with some hard-wearing winter boots that are built with warming shearling insulation for all-day comfort. These boots are also waterproof, featuring rugged canvas accents and the brand's IceTREAD traction technology.
SOREL Caribou Boots
SOREL delivers boots of all sorts for guys who want both style and functionality, and they do it at agreeable prices using comfortable materials and design touches. If that sounds like what your boot rotation needs right now, then SOREL's Caribou Boots are a winning purchase.
Keen Slater ll Waterproof Boot
Everyone needs a good leather boot for the winter months — a boot that can be worn with a blazer, down hoodie, and a perfectly folded beanie. The Keen Slater ll is that boot. The leather is durable, waterproof, and environmentally preferred. It's matched with anti-odor technology to keep your new boots smelling new after days on the grind. Lined with just the right amount of insulation to keep your feet warm and toasty when the days get cold, the Keen Slater ll Waterproof Boot is waiting to lay tread on the freshly fallen.
Hunter Original Tall Rain Boots
While most of the boots on this list are geared toward snow and cold, sometimes during mellow temperature yet high rain days, all you really need is something to keep your feet dry. The Original Tall Rain Boots from Hunter are standard bearers when it comes to rain-blocking excellence. Let's put it this way: they're pretty much guaranteed to keep your feet dry, and you'll look pretty rugged in the process.
Kodiak Tagish Waterproof Arctic Grip Winter Boots
If you're looking for a pair of ultra-tough, outright burly winter boots, you've found them. Kodiak famously makes boots that are designed to stand up through whatever nature throws at them, and the Tagish series is the perfect representation of that. What's more, thanks to the company's proprietary sole material, you can stride over the ice without concern.
Redwing Supersole 2.0
There are some great boot manufacturers out there, and then there's Redwing, which is about as great as they come. Redwing boots are always comfortable to wear while offering unrivaled durability and protection, and the Supersole 2.0 is no different. Steel toed, waterproof, insulated, puncture resistant, and electrical hazard safety compliant, these are boots made to be worn through the most extreme of conditions. And not only are they tough, but they're pretty darn good looking too.
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