5 of the Best Winter Hiking Boots for Men

Just because the weather has likely taken a turn for the worse as we transition from autumn to winter doesn’t mean you need to stop heading into the wild in search of adventure but it does mean it’s more important to make sure that you’ve got the right footwear for the job. Luckily, there is certainly no shortage of brands and styles to choose from when it comes to finding men’s hiking boots and we’re going to take a look at some of the best.

Check out our pick of 5 of the best men’s hiking boots for winter below:

Lems Boulder Boots – $125

Lems are synonymous with making high quality hiking boots and if you’re planning on walking the wilderness trail over the next few months, these brilliant looking Lems Boulder Boots ($125) are an excellent choice in our opinion here at Coolector HQ. They boast the Lems’ custom Natural-Shape last which is designed to fit the natural shape of your foot and they are crafted from wind- and water-resistant 1200 denier nylon uppers to deliver a compelling performance out in the wild. The Boulder Boot is the ideal travel companion, as the heel and toe can be completely folded together to save space — making it great for stuffing into a pack during a hike and wearing around the campfire afterwards. ($125)

Adidas Terrex Free Hiker Boots – $200

If you’re after a pair of boots that are just as at home beating the pavement as the woodland hiking trails, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better candidate for the job than these Adidas Terrex Free Hiker Boots ($200). Made from a fexible and water-resistant Primeknit lightweight textile upper, these boots are as robust as they come and have abrasion-resistant welded reinforcements on upper at stress points with Boost™ midsole provides a soft, shock-absorbing ride and all-day comfort. These excellent boots provide energy, finished off with a Continental rubber outsole that grips a variety of surfaces with ease. ($200)

On Cloudrock Waterproof Hiker Boots – $230

Boasting a breathable membrane lets air in while keeping the elements out, these On Cloudrock Waterproof Hiking Boots ($230) are a mighty versatile performer for all your outdoor adventures. The Zero-Gravity Cloud outsole delivers cushioning and energy return for long-distance comfort and the Missiongrip™ rubber overlay provides additional traction in tough conditions. Born in the Swiss Alps and perfected after endless hours of field testing, these waterproof hiking boots utilize their patented On Running cushioning for a completely supportive boot that protects your feet when you need it most. ($230)

Forsake Range High Hiking Boots – $120

The high-top design of these Forsake Range High Hiking Boots ($120) provides extra protection against water and debris entering the shoe, as well as extra ankle support for a heightened comfort throughout your adventures. The water-repelling treatment on all materials used in their crafting prevents moisture absorption, and increases the life of the leather and mesh so you’ll be wearing these brilliant boots for years to come. The Vibram MegaGrip outsole is ideal on the street or on the trail and they have an open cell polyurethane footbed for long-lasting cushioning and support, with an added anti-microbial treatment to fight odour. ($120)

Danner Mountain 600 EnduroWeave Boots – $160

Danner’s Performance Heritage line of boots aims to combine their classic styling with lightweight innovation. The 600 EnduroWeave Boots from Danner ($160) is the perfect example: using the best in contemporary technology and materials they’ve created a boot that hearkens back to classic boot style but incorporates best-in-class comfort and utility. They boast a removable Ortholite footbed which combines three layers for maximum cushion and support and the Vbram Fuga outsole with self-adapting lugs and specially formulate Megagrip come together for incredible grip on wet and dry surfaces. ($160)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.