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You’re Buying Your Winter Boots All Wrong

shoes for ice and snow

You’ve got your snow boots in hand and you’re ready to go. You love them, right? Wrong. It’s not that we don’t believe you—it’s just that the truth is usually a little harsher than your first impressions, even when it comes to the things we love most. But there are ways to ensure you get the best pair possible this season. Follow these tips to make sure your next winter boot purchase doesn’t end up in an unused closet somewhere:

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Snow boots with spikes

A good pair of snow boots with spikes will have a thick and durable sole. The soles should also have a good grip on snow and ice— so you don’t slip, which is very important in winter because you’re more likely to fall than in other seasons. The soles should be waterproof— so your feet stay dry when walking through snow or slushy streets. Ensure they are warm enough for the cold weather and comfortable enough for long walks outside.

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Disadvantages Of Wearing Shoes For Ice And Snow

It’s worth noting that there are a few disadvantages to wearing shoes for ice and snow

For one thing, they’re more expensive than regular shoes. They tend to be heavier as well—and while this is sometimes offset by added warmth, it can also mean added weight. 

Plus, not all activities are suitable for these types of boots: if you plan on hiking or mountaineering in the winter months, for example, you’ll want a different boot.

You should also be aware that shoes for ice are not sufficient in slippery conditions. They don’t work well on all surfaces. For example, they will not grip the ice as well as they would on a dry surface. When using them on snow or slushy water, you will only be able to gain traction at a walking pace and no more.


Use A Traction Agent For Walking On Ice.

We can recommend using a traction agent! Traction Magic is 100% natural and provides increased traction for walking on ice. You can also use it on your car tires if your car gets stuck in snow or not climbing on your inclined driveway.

It comprises natural volcanic rock and seven other minerals that are 100% environment-friendly and can be used on your driveway or snow-covered roof. 

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To Conclude

Don’t be afraid to ask questions, and don’t be discouraged if you have to try on a few pairs before finding the perfect winter boots. Remember that good snow boots will last you for years, so it’s worth investing some time and money into finding just the right pair!

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