Vasque Pow Pow UD Boots

We found three fashionable boots ideal for snowshoeing and general winter tomfoolery.

The faux-shearling-lined, waterproof-breathable Pow Pow offers both stability and warmth—the two most important ingredients in a winter boot. A solid 400 grams of insulation kept testers from getting icy toes even on a single-digit full-day trek in the Adirondacks. And the higher-than-ankle cut and aggressive outsoles make them plenty stable for cold-weather hiking sans snowshoes. 2.5 lbs

Brand: Vasque $140
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