The Best Women’s Vegan Boots for Deep Cold & Snow

These boots are giving old man winter something to think about.

Winter really can be a wonderland – but only if you’re warm enough. Whether you have to be outside to shovel snow (gag), or you just want to bop around town instead of longingly staring out the window (tears… then gag), your vegan feet have more options than ever.

To help you enjoy (or at least brave) the deep snow and hideously cold weather, we’ve curated a list of vegan winter boots for just such conditions. Some are purely constructed for function, while others blend in some fashion with that function.

With features ranging from waterproof membranes and slip-resistant Michelin soles, to tall cuts and plush velvety linings, there are plenty of solid choices out there if you’re of the cruelty-free persuasion.

So, whether you’re looking for boots to wear on long hikes down snow-covered forest trails, or for boots that you can wear when following your husband to see if he really is going to his fantasy hockey game, join us, as we delve into the cozy realm of women’s vegan winter boots designed for conquering the deep cold and snow.


13. SPRING – Chillie Vegan Snow Boots

Kicking things off is Canadian brand Spring’s “Chillie”. These chunky mid-calf snow boots are rated for comfort down to -18°C / -0.4°F. 

Designed for sub-zero weather, they feature a waterproof exterior, round toe, reliable grip soles, and cozy faux-fur lining. For the coldest of days, they may be a little more style than function, but they should be a solid bet for braving outdoor activities on snowy days.

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Waterproof
  • Comfort rated down to -18°C / -0.4°F 
How vegan are they?
  • Spring as a brand is PETA-approved vegan, so even their glues are free from animal-derived ingredients
Where do they ship to?
  • Spring ships internationally via country-specific websites

12. BOGS – Whiteout Faded

With loads of customers on the Bogs website stating how grippy and comfortable these boots are, you might actually look forward to winter this year (okay, that might be a stretch).

Beware however, while Bogs states that these boots are comfort rated to -58°F/-50°C, customer reviews are mixed, with some customers saying they keep their feet warm all winter long while living in the mountains, with others saying that they’re only suitable for milder winter temperatures. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Comfort rated to -50°C / -58°F
  • 100% Waterproof
  • Plush lining for warmth and comfort
  • GlacialGrip slip-resistant outsole for maximum traction on wintery surfaces
How vegan are they?
  • While not a fully vegan brand, Bogs has confirmed with their design team and told us that a boot (such as this one) is listed as vegan on their website, that does include “all materials such as glues/dyes.”
  • Bogs does not directly list its vegan offerings as such, but they have provided us with a list. If looking for other vegan Bogs boots, please email them (or us), for that information.
Where do they ship to?
  • Bogs ships internationally via regional websites

11. COUGAR – Meridian

The “Meridian” from Cougar offers a both fashion and function, in a mid-height nylon lace-up boot. 

Featuring a padded shaft, quilted stitching detail, a removable foam footbed, and a temperature rating of -30°C/-22°F, the Meridian should keep you nice and warm as the temperature starts to drop, and the snow starts to rise.

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Temperature rated for -30°C/-22°F
  • PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation
  • “Always Waterproof” membrane
  • Plush velvety lining
  • Anti-slip rubber outsole
How vegan are they?
  • Although not a fully vegan brand, Cougar has assured us that all materials used in these boots are vegan, including glues
Where do they ship to?
  • Cougar ships within Canada and the U.S. only

10. SPRING – Arktik

Our second entry from Spring is the fashion-forward Arktik. Featuring an almond toe and a chunky grip sole, this vegan boot blends style with functionality in one enviable winter footwear package.

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Waterproof
  • Comfort rated down to -18°C / -0.4°F
How vegan are they?
  • Spring as a brand is PETA-approved vegan, so even their glues are free from animal-derived ingredients
Where do they ship to?
  • Spring ships internationally via country-specific websites

9. KAMIK – Lea Pull

Engineered for the urban winter, the Lea Pull vegan snow boots from Kamik boast a waterproof DriDefense membrane, a plush EVA foam midsole, and cozy insulation to keep you snug while navigating holiday festivities, or tackling snowy sidewalks. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Waterproof DriDefense membrane prevents snow and water penetration 
  • Comfort rated down to -30°C / -22°F
  • Removable CushyStep Everyday EVA foam footbed
How vegan are they?
  • While not a fully vegan brand, Kamik told us that their vegan models “do not contain any animal by-product in the glues, dyes or any other materials.” 
  • You should be able to find other vegan boots on the Kamik website by simply typing “vegan,” but be sure to read the product descriptions carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Kamik ships within North America and Europe via regional websites

8. BAFFIN – Light

Available in seven colours, the “Light” by Baffin is lauded for its comfort and warmth by those whom have bought and worn it. Slip these bad boys on, go outside, and fear nothing. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • “Tundra Rated” (-40ºC / -40ºF), which has been rigorously tested by Baffin by using them in real-world situations, including during expeditions, and at various job sites all over the world
  • Waterproof
  • Slip-resistant
  • Many technical features for warmth, comfort, and dryness
How vegan are they?
  • Although not a fully vegan brand, Baffin has assured us that these and any other footwear marked “vegan” within the product’s description on their website is free from animal-derived materials and ingredients
  • To find other vegan boots on the Baffin website, simply type “vegan” and be sure to read the product descriptions of the results carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Baffin only ships within Canada and the Unites States

7. CMP – Nietos Vegan Apres Ski Boots

The Nietos vegan ‘après ski’ boot from Italian brand CMP comes in next on our list. Made with fair labour in Europe, this tall boot promises “absolute comfort even at ultra-low temperatures.”

The Swiss Alps, skiing, a fireplace, hot tea, and these boots. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Comfort rated down to -30°C / -22°F
  • High cut for greater leg protection
  • Upper in waterproof fabric
  • Complete waterproofing of the galosh
  • Cleated tread for excellent grip, even on icy terrain
How vegan are they?
  • We’ve checked with the CMP team, and they say, ”All the shoes which are are defined as Vegan on our site, do not have animal components used.”
Where do they ship to?
  • CMP only ships within Europe

6. KAMIK – Women’s Canuck Deep Snow Winter Boots

From Kamik comes the aptly named “Canuck.” Made in Canada for Canadian winters, these affordable vegan winter boots come equipped with an adjustable snow collar and bungee lace lock, ensuring maximum protection against snow and moisture during mandatory winter activities, like being forced to sit around during a ‘fun winter bonfire’ with your weird uncle and his pals. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Waterproof DriDefense membrane prevents snow and water penetration 
  • Comfort rated down to -30°C / -22°F
  • Removable CushyStep Everyday EVA foam footbed
How vegan are they?
  • While not a fully vegan brand, Kamik told us that their vegan models “do not contain any animal by-product in the glues, dyes or any other materials.” 
  • You should be able to find other vegan boots on the Kamik website by simply typing “vegan,” but be sure to read the product descriptions carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Kamik ships within North America and Europe via regional websites

5. BAFFIN – Cloud

Ideal for moderate to high activity levels, the Cloud vegan winter boots from Baffin feature the brand’s proprietary slip-resistant technology. 

The versatile, easy-pack design ensures you’re ready for any snowy adventure, making winter much less dreadful. And maybe, just maybe, even a little bit enjoyable.

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • “Tundra Rated” (-40ºC / -40ºF), which has been rigorously tested by Baffin by using them in real-world situations, including during expeditions, and at various job sites all over the world
  • Waterproof
  • Slip-resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Many technical features for warmth and dryness
How vegan are they?
  • Although not a fully vegan brand, Baffin has assured us that these and any other footwear marked “vegan” within the product’s description on their website is free from animal-derived materials and ingredients
  • To find other vegan boots on the Baffin website, simply type “vegan” and be sure to read the product descriptions of the results carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Baffin only ships within Canada and the Unites States

4. KAMIK – Momentum 3 

Kamik makes it their business to ignore winter’s imposition of fear and misery, so it’s no surprise that they have yet another entry on this list. 

The Momentum 3 is an affordably priced boot that’s jam-packed with technical features to help you trample through the snow as carefully, or as recklessly, as your heart desires. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Seam-sealed waterproof nylon upper
  • Waterproof shell
  • Snowshoe compatible 
  • HEAT-MX™ 145 sustainable thermal insulation
  • Comfort rated down to -40°C / -40°F
  • Moisture wicking faux-shearling lining
  • ICEKISS dual-density, self-cleaning tread design for stability in snowy conditions
How vegan are they?
  • While not a fully vegan brand, Kamik told us that their vegan models “do not contain any animal by-product in the glues, dyes or any other materials.” 
  • You should be able to find other vegan boots on the Kamik website by simply typing “vegan,” but be sure to read the product descriptions carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Kamik ships within North America and Europe via regional websites

3. BAFFIN – Escalate X

A little taller, and offering a little more protection from the snow than the Baffin “Light” listed above on this list, the “Escalate X” is a featherlight vegan winter boot designed for ultimate comfort and safety on frozen terrains. This boots know you hate cold, and it hates cold too.

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • “Tundra Rated” (-40ºC / -40ºF), which has been rigorously tested by Baffin by using them in real-world situations, including during expeditions, and at various job sites all over the world
  • Waterproof
  • Slip-resistant
  • Many technical features for warmth and dryness
How vegan are they?
  • Although not a fully vegan brand, Baffin has assured us that these and any other footwear marked “vegan” within the product’s description on their website is free from animal-derived materials and ingredients
  • To find other vegan boots on the Baffin website, simply type “vegan” and be sure to read the product descriptions of the results carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Baffin only ships within Canada and the Unites States

2. COUGAR – “Ultima” Nylon Waterproof Winter Boot

Loaded with technical features for winter, the “Ultima” by Cougar is ready for deep cold, and deep-ish snow. 

The Ultima’s polar fleece lining and “Always Waterproof’ membrane will keep you toasty, while Michelin’s winter technology rubber soles ensure optimal traction, adherence, and durability, across various terrains. 

This boot simply refuses to let you feel cold or unsafe.

Cougar Ultima Deep cold sport winter boots
Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Always Waterproof membrane
  • Temperature rated to -40°C/-40°F
  • PrimaLoft ® Gold Insultation
  • Polar fleece lining
  • Removable molded foam footbed
  • Winter technology Rubber Soles by Michelin
How vegan are they?
  • Although not a fully vegan brand, Cougar has assured us that all materials used in these boots are vegan, including the glue
Where do they ship to?
  • Cougar ships within Canada and the U.S. only

1. KAMIK – Shellback

From Canadian brand Kamik comes the boot that tops our list (while visually being at the bottom of it).

The Shellback is a fine blend of style, form, and function. It’s designed for everything from snowball fights, to long walks in the snowy woods… possibly even both at the same time – that’s up to you – but either way, you’re sure to be warm and dry in these marvels of engineering and design. 

Features for deep cold and snow:
  • Waterproof 600 denier nylon
  • Comfort rated down to -40°C / -40°F
  • Moisture wicking lining
  • Removable 8mm Zylex® liner
  • Proprietary technology offers traction and increased flexibility
How vegan are they?
  • While not a fully vegan brand, Kamik told us that their vegan models “do not contain any animal by-product in the glues, dyes or any other materials.” 
  • You should be able to find other vegan boots on the Kamik website by simply typing “vegan,” but be sure to read the product descriptions carefully
Where do they ship to?
  • Kamik ships within North America and Europe via regional websites

That’s it for this year! Have we missed anything? If so, please let us know! 

Oh – one more thing, if you’re wondering why you don’t see anything from famous winter brands like Sorel or Canada Goose, it’s because they’ve informed us that they don’t have any winter boots (or footwear at all) that is free from animal-derived materials and ingredients. 

If you’d like to help change that, all you have to do is ask them!

If enough people ask, they’ll see the market demand is there, and might choose to offer vegan products to avoid losing out on sales.

If you reach out and they reply, please let us know what they say!

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