If you're going skiing, snow boots are a necessity for tromping through slushy parking lots, walking around the resort town, or even for hitting the apres-ski scene. Here are a selection of men's snow boots.
The Columbia Bugaslip boot is easy-on and easy-off, for quick and easy changing into ski boots. Available at an affordable price, their masculine, sporty style looks great and is extremely practical. With 200g Thinsulate insulation that keeps your feet warm up to -25F degrees, these boots also have Columbia's trademarked Contour Comfort™ 1D anatomical footbed, with AgION® anti-odor protection to keep your boots in superb condition. Lightweight with a sturdy grip, these Columbia boots are a great deal and perfect for all your winter activities.
You'll surely be satsified with the Columbia Bugaboot. Another great classic from Columbia, these boots are an extremely reliable basic. The Bugaboot was first released in 1993 and has been loved by it's wearers ever since. These boots are very warm, insulated with 200g insulation, which is complemented by Techlite cushioning for maximum comfort. In addition, they have all of Columbia's superb features, such as the AgION® anti-odor treatment, breathable waterproofing, and a tough, dependable sole. Wear these boots to and from the ski resort, wear them for apres-ski activities, wear them running errands, wear them practically anywhere during colder months!
Helly Hansen Equipe: The name says it all...these boots are superbly equipped to protect your feet against even the toughest winter conditions! Among the warmest boots available, these snow boots are insulated up to -60F. Deep treads and a gripping soul can conquer slippery, icy terrain and deep snow. The waterproof upper can be worn over pants, if necessary, and seals out moisture, keeping you warm and dry. If you're around more mild winter conditions, the Helly Hansen Equipe has a removable liner that also can be removed to decrease drying time. Dubbed the "ultimate winter boot," the Equipe looks cool and performs in the worst winter conditions.
These weather-defying boots from Merrell are protected to withstand the toughest winter conditions. Superbly insulated with high-tech insulation throughout the entire boot and into the footbed, your feet will be kept warm and dry in temperatures as cold as -40F. Also, the supportive laces and serrated soles defeat even the iciest surfaces. These are certainly all-around winter boots, and they will take you far beyond the ski resort parking lot, if you so choose! Not only are they tough enough to brave even the harshest winter weather, they have a snowshoe ridge, and are versatile enough for all your winter activities. These snow boots are well worth the investment!
These Salomon hiking shoes, Salomon XA Pros, are probably one of the most versatile apres-ski shoes available. Wear them to the slopes, as trail running shoes, for winter hiking, around the mountain town, and in the ski lodge, and they'll keep your feet protected from the elements while keeping you agile and able to tackle what the winter throws you. The Salomon XA Pro will keep you going long after you take off your ski boots.
These classic winter boots would be a great staple in any man's winter wardrobe. The Sorel Caribou provides protection from the winter elements, keeping your feet warm and dry, even for long periods of time. Seam-sealed and waterproof, the Caribou's removable 9MM Thermo Plus Felt InnerBoot and insulation will keep your toes cozy in temperatures as low as -40F. The comfortable lining also keeps calves warm, as well. These boots also have a sturdy rubber outer sole which will provide you the traction you need in snowy or icy conditions.
The Sorel Drift winter shoe can be worn anywhere from the ski resort parking lot to the apres-ski scene. The sole is designed to provide excellent traction, so it will serve you well while you are lugging your ski equipment to and from the lodge, and the waterproof suede detail not only adds a nice touch, but it seals out moisture, too. Plus, a lightweight but highly effective insulation will keep your feet warm wherever you go. These funky, stylish winter shoes are as comfortable as your favorite pair of sneakers and a great addition to your winter wardrobe.
Rugged and versatile, the Timberland Canard Boot is designed for warmth and durability in mind. Insulated with 200g Thermolite insulation and a sturdy yet lightweight sole, these Timberland boots will keep your toes nice and toasty, without weighing you down like other boots might. In addition, the waterproofed leather looks great and makes for an excellent all-around snow boot.
Both the "low" and "mid" version of the Timberland Snow Lizard are warm and waterproof. These boots can also be worn as sporty shoes that can be used for trekking around the resort, as boots are insulated; they can be used as trail running sneakers with special plates that encourage balance and stability; or even used as shoes used for snowshoeing, as they are built to accommodate snowshoes. Essentially, these shoes are a great buy they will take you around the resort, giving you traction on icy or uneven terrain and keeping your feet warm and dry.
Function meets a subtle hint of fashion in these boots from The North Face. Completely waterproof and insulated in the thorough, quality style of The North Face, these boots have a grippy outersole and can be quickly laced. The neutral colors go with almost anything and the faux fur lining adds just enough style to these classic, masculine snow boots.
Who says Ugg boots are for women only? Uggs are available for men, too, and even if you aren't willing to wear them out, their unbelievable comfort can still be enjoyed at home. Ugg boots take the prize when it comes to comfort, and there's nothing better than sliding your foot into cozy sheepskin after a day of some hard skiing. Your feet will certainly thank you.