The weather outside can get cold rather quickly during the winter and you want to be well prepared when it does. When it comes to winter footwear, you may have a hard time finding a pair of boots that won’t make it look like you’re going skiing while being elegant and warm at the same time. This being said, winter boots aren’t necessarily supposed to be stylish by any means, just as long as they keep your feet warm when it gets cold.
As a matter of fact, this is a lesson that most men find out at the hard way at some point throughout their lives. To help you make the right choice when the time comes, we put together a list of the ten best winter boots for men that you should really consider. Check it out!
10BRUNO HOMME Northern Waterproof Men Rubber Sole Winter Snow Boots
Designed to be waterproof and slip resistant, these are some of the best snow boots on the market. They’re made using a strong, waterproof leather top with a thermal resistant rubber sole that will protect your feet from the cold outside at all times. At the same time, they have a high 6″ shaft that prevents snow from creeping inside the boots, along with extremely durable laces designed to endure high amounts of humidity.
9London Fog Mens Camden Cold Weather Boots
These are great commuter boots, designed to provide warmth before everything else, for which purpose they were equipped with a 6-inch shaft. Made from leather, these 100% waterproof boots have a leather/synthetic upper side that is just as strong as their lower side, a construction that is very rare as far as winter boots go. With this in mind, their waterproof nature will make them develop a nasty smell if you don’t wear the right type of socks.
8KINGSHOW Mens M0705 Water Resistance Winter Snow Boots
Made from a combination of synthetic materials and natural fabrics, Kingshow’s M0705 Snow Boots will provide you with the right combination of warmth and comfort without being too heavy or too rigid. They have a 100% waterproof leather upper with a duck boot toe and a lace up construction, combined with a heavy duty hiking rubber outsole for good measure. We should also point out that they feature a one-piece bottom side which makes them very durable in the long run.
7Kingshow – Mens Warm Waterproof Winter Leather High Height Snow Boots
Surprisingly affordable given their construction, these warm leather snow boots from Kingshow are designed to provide everything you need from a pair of winter boots and then some. They are made from a combination of leather and synthetic materials which ensures you’ll feel warm and dry while wearing them, without being feeling too heavy. Given the fact that they’re high height, you will also rest assured that you won’t get snow creeping inside at any point.
6Columbia Men’s Bugaboot Plus III Omni Cold-Weather Boots
These ankle-high cold weather boots benefit from a waterproof seam-sealed construction featuring Omni-Heat reflective lining and a 200g insulation. At the same time, they have a Techlite lightweight midsole to provide comfort and cushioning at all times. Not only that, but thanks to their non-marking traction rubber outsole, it is very unlikely that you will lose balance when walking on wet snow or ice.
5Merrell Men’s Moab Polar Waterproof Winter Boots
Made using a combination of leather, fabric, and synthetic materials, these particular boots will provide you with not only warmth but comfort at the same time. With a shaft that measures around 6.5 inches from arch and a heel that measures around 1.25 inches, these boots provide better stability when walking on ice without being too bulky. Furthermore, they benefit from a protective shell bootie and an M-Select DRY treatment that keeps them dry at all times.
4Columbia Men’s Liftop II Snow Boots
Thanks to a waterproof seam-sealed upper with a lace-up front and a padded tongue/collar, these winter boots from Columbia provide just the right balance between comfort and thermal insulation. They have an average 4″ shaft, a 2″ heel, and a rubber sole to provide grip when dealing with ice and snow. At the same time, they are made from synthetic materials which when combined with their TechLite cushioned outsoles make them 100% waterproof.
3Sorel Men’s Caribou II Boots
Sorel Men’s Caribou II Boots are the type of boots you want to have when the weather outside gets unbearably cold. These very high profile boots will ensure that your feet stay warm even when trekking through thick snow, protecting your feet against humidity at the same time. They have removable ThermoPlus inner boots that you can take off when the weather outside isn’t all that cold, which doesn’t mean that their leather/rubber construction won’t keep them very warm still.
2Sorel Men’s Conquest Boots
These rugged cold-weather boots are rated to provide warmth even when the weather drops to -40 degrees F. Made from waterproof leather with rubber soles, these winter boots will keep your feet dry and warm in literally any weather. At the same time, they have a built-in gaiter bootie with a bungee drawstring and a barrel-lock enclosure to protect you from deep snow while their 400g Thinsulate Ultra insulation keeps your feet dry at all times.
1Columbia Men’s Bugaboot Snow Boots
These synthetic winter boots benefit from an Omni-grip non-marking outsole that provides stability on any surface, a Techlite cushioned midsole for warmth and comfort, a seam-sealed waterproof upper to keep your feet dry in any weather, and a secure lace-up shaft with quick-lace hardware intended to keep the boots tight on your feet at all times.
They also have a 6″ shaft for greater stability, a 2″ heel to keep your feet away from the cold winter ground, and a 200g Thinsulate insulation that will keep your feet warm even if the weather drops below -25 degrees F. Overall, these are some of the best winter boots for men on the market today.