Whether you’re an actual adventurer who needs the technical support of extreme weather footwear or simply a jawns enthusiast with an insatiable appetite for utility, there are few more enjoyable realms than winter footwear.

Chunky, engineered sole units and tech-heavy uppers promising insulation and waterproofing make the perfect playground for those on the hunt for hard-wearing footwear. We’re talking quilted boots, GORE-TEX sneakers, and space-age aesthetics aplenty from labels like La Sportiva, Diemme, Nike ACG, and more.

Below, with the help of MR PORTER, we’ve put together 10 of the best pairs of extreme weather footwear which will see you wander effortlessly through winter 2022.

Shop 10 pairs of extreme weather footwear below.

HOKA Anacapa GORE-TEX Hiking Boots

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Anacapa GORE-TEX Hiking Boots



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HOKA's chunky running shoes have proven themselves to be some of the best on the market in recent years. Now, the label is gunning for the boots game, too. A massive Vibram sole unit is ready to eat up any terrain while a GORE-TEX upper will keep you dry.

Nike ACG Air Mada Sneakers

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Air Mada Sneakers


Nike ACG

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Nike ACG should always be one of your first ports of call when you're on the hunt for outdoors garments or footwear. The Air Mada is a longtime favorite of ours because it combines easy, everyday styling with utility.

Canada Goose Journey Hiking Boots

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Journey Hiking Boots


Canada Goose

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Canada Goose has long resided in the upper echelons of outerwear, but it hasn't made such an impact in the world of footwear. FW22, however, sees a change here with several major entries in the extreme weather footwear category like the Journey Hiking Boots.

Moncler Mallard Boots

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Mallard Boots



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Duck boots have been a go-to for people who actually need extreme weather footwear for decades. The watertight leather lower half of the shoes is ideal for treading through puddles or snow while the nylon uppers offer support and comfort.

Suicoke FUTON-HI Boots

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Much more lightweight than any of the other selections in this roundup, the Suicoke FUTON-HI Boots are inspired by the Japanese Furoshiki technique that involves wrapping fabric around a point. They're made from ripstop that's quilted and padded for warmth and set on Vibram Arctic Grip™ rubber soles for traction.

Canada Goose Crofton Boots

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Crofton Boots


Canada Goose

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Canada Goose with another entrant into the competition here. The Crofton Boots replace a laced fastening with a zip to closet he quilted ripstop uppers. A toggle fixture to the top ensures that your toes stay toasty even in extreme conditions.

Suicoke Bower-Evab Boots

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Bower-Evab Boots



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In similar style, the Suicoke Bower-Evab Boots boast a quilted upper and toggle closing. An all-terrain sole unit combines with an eVent mudguard to offer waterproofing where it matters most.

La Sportiva x Zegna Ultra Raptor Sneakers

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Zegna Ultra Raptor Sneakers


La Sportiva

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One of last year's most surprising partnerships was La Sportiva x Zegna. But while the two names might not have instantly matched up on announcement, the collaboratiove Ultra Raptor put to bed any doubts. Easily the best-looking trail runner on offer.

KENZO Kenzoyama Boots

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Kenzoyama Boots



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NIGO's first show as the Creative Director of Kenzo was a big affair, not least because of the amount of people sporting the at-the-time-unknown Kenzoyama Boots. Now available, the internet can relax and cop the ultimate crossover boots.

Diemme Balbi Boots

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Balbi Boots



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Diemme's Balbi Boots are a tale of two halves, one being ultra-utilitarian with a waterproof duck-boot sole unit while the other is a more refined suede situation more akin to the upper half of a chelsea boot.

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