Winter boots

Proper winters have cold and snow but nowadays many winters can also be wet and less cold. The weather can also change as quickly as the politician’s opinion. When your feet are cold, you will be cold. You shouldn’t be lured by “the cheap winter boots” or you’ll end up in problems. Get the best winter boots for your needs and your feet will be a lot happier. Read the full story

Proper winters have cold and snow but nowadays many winters can also be wet and less cold. The weather can also change as quickly as the politician’s opinion. When your feet are cold, you will be cold. You shouldn’t be lured by “the cheap winter boots” or you’ll end up in problems. Get the best winter boots for your needs and your feet will be a lot happier.

Warm winter boots

Forget cute winter boots! You should select the winter boots based on the weather, which can vary quite a lot in many parts of the world. You can either get a different pair for each weather phenomenon or pick some sort of a compromise for general winter use. The colder it is, the more insulated winter boots should be. And you should also have more space for socks and toes. Tall winter boots for deep snow and waterproof winter boots for watery slush. It luckily isn’t rocket science.

Men’s and women’s winter boots

Our boots are pretty much unisex, so you can find winter boots for women and men here, as long as you make sure they are comfortable for the wearer. You can also find winter boots for boys and girls - if they are a bit older. Kids’ winter boots are trickier because we usually don’t have toddler sizes.

Good traction

Many roads are damn slippery in the wintertime. Therefore it is essential to have sturdy winter boots with good traction so that you don’t twist your ankle or crack open your skull on e.g. dog walks. Proper army boots have a heavily patterned sole and ankle support to help you stay upright. Of course, if the road is more of an ice rink, you should get some spikes, too.

Warm socks and insulating insoles

Even if you have the warmest winter boots, wrong socks will result in cold toes. The socks could even be dragged kicking and screaming off the feet by your boots, creating a cold and miserable lump at the toes. Traditional woolen socks are an option but they can slip and slide here and there, creating blisters on longer treks. A working solution is to put a pair of thin merino wool socks underneath and thick knee-length merino wool socks on top of them. Check out our sock selection. And don’t forget warm, insulating insoles. Otherwise, the cold will attack your feet sneakily from below.

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