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13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

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13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

We often read about transitioning footwear from winter to spring and summer to fall but what about fall to winter? The struggle can be real—do you pull out the heavy duty lug-sole Sorel boots or do you hold out with a pair of rubber Hunter boots? Since Canada is vast, depending on where you live can mean different degrees of protection—and traction. Here are 13 transitional boots that will have you looking stylish and protected this fall and winter. We picked one to go with every major city in Canada, related to their average fall forecast.

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13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Vancouver

Vancouver's wettest season is autumn, with an average of 450mm of rainfall. Come December the average temperature hovers around 6°C. Which means it's the perfect time to break out a pair of fleece lined rubber boots, or simply add liners to a pair of wellies you already own.
Redford boots, $110.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Kamik

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Calgary

The most common forms of precipitation during November and December are light to moderate snow fall. Temperature can range drastically throughout the day, with daily highs of around 7°C dropping to -5°C.
Clarks Whistle Be a Leather Booties, $180.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Clarks

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Halifax

Halifax gets a hefty rain fall come the autumn, with its rainiest month being November. The average temp is 6°C but come December it drops to -5°C with rain fall turning into snowfall of about 35 cms. Look for a water-repellant boots to keep feet dry and wool inning in your boots to get yours toes tasty.
Ecco ‘Elaine’ buckle boot, $290.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Ecco

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Charlottetown

Charlottetown's rainiest time is during the fall, and come December there’s a mix of rainfall (59mm) and snowfall (66cm) with an average temperatures of -4°C. No need to pull out the big guns yet, stick to a sleek pair of waterproof boots.
Cougar ‘Quill’ boot, $110.

 

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13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Saskatoon

Come December Saskatoon sits at -11°C with light to moderate snowfall and an average of 18cm falling by months end.
Evener Peak Waterproof boots, $300.

 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Merrell

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Toronto

Come December Toronto’s average forecast calls for moderate weather sitting at 1°C with a nice dusting of snow, 22cm to be exact. No need for heavy duty winter boots just yet, slip into something a little bit more fashion than function.
Arvida boots, $170.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Cougar

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Montreal

December in Montreal is typically cold. According to Canada's National Climate Data, the average daily temperature for the month is -5°C. Though January and February are the snowiest months, Montreal normally has a blanket of snow come December. The month usually sees about 58 cm of snow, so it’s important to have a good bit of traction and warmth built into your boots.
Anchorage boot, $312.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Pajar

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Yellowknife

Yellowknife's December average sit at a brisk -20°C with roughly 60 cm of snow projected, so it's time to break out the snow boots!
Ugg ‘Caleigh’ boot, $158.
 

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13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Whitehorse

Come the month of December daily temperatures range from -9°C—20°C. Snowfall is usually light and sits around 30cm. Look for boots that provide plenty of warmth, breathability and dry quickly.
Como boot with a temperature rating of -30°C, $170.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Cougar

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Fredericton

Fredericton enjoys a sunny climate, averaging about 2,000 hours of sunshine a year however its temperatures are on the chillier side come December, sitting around -6°C with snowfall accumulation hitting highs of 37cm.
Perry Top Sider Black saltwater boots, $140.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Simons

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Winnipeg

Winnipeg has its nickname "Winterpeg" for a reason, the city's temperature fluctuates but come December averages sit at -15°C with a light snowfall, accumulations only reach 12cm. 
 ROYAL CANADIAN ‘Kanata’ lace-up leather boots, $220.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Hudson's Bay

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

St. Johns

Out east they get a warmer fall, and St. Johns is no exception. But the temps start to change quickly nearing the transition to winter with temps going from 4°C to -10°C in a flash with an snowfall for the months of December reaching 63cm. Try slipping on a pair of breathable leather boots with a flexible lug-sole and sterling lining. 
Naturalizer ‘Tamsie’, $200.
 

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By: Julia McEwen Source: shoeme.ca

13 transitional boots that will help you combat slush and snow across Canada

Iqaluit

Iqaluit is in the Arctic, so it's COLD. It's average fall to winter temperatures are crisp and cool: -23°C. Rubber boots won’t cut it, you need a boot that’s warm, functional and durable. 
Tofino II Boots, $176.
 

Read more: sorelfootwear.ca
By: Julia McEwen Source: Sorel

 

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