Vasque developed its Women's Skadia Ultradry Winter Boot for highly active pursuits in cold weather endeavors. Built around a Perpetuum last that has a broad toe box and a tailored instep for flatter feet, the Skadia was designed to go the distance without stifling your endurance. This boot is insulated with only 200 grams of 3M Thinsulate in order to keep the weight down. To make sure you don't freeze, Vasque added a reflective lining that sends your own body heat back to you, which is equivalent to adding another 200 grams of insulation. You'll move faster given its lightweight feel and stay warmer than you'd expect. Its UltraDry waterproofing system combines a moisture management lining with waterproof components that gives you ultimately dry performance when you hike through deep snow. The leather upper has a polyester fleece lining around the collar for added comfort, and it's antimicrobial so your boot won't stink up your car. The dual density footbed and molded EVA midsole offer all day comfort that keeps you on your feet, and its TPU shank gives you the sturdy support you need for hiking over moderate trails. Lacing up this boot is easier than ever with its speed lacing system that allows you to cinch this boot up tightly with one pull. The Vasque Venture sole has a ColdHold compound, meaning it has two parts in order to give you superior traction on packed snow and ice. Harder rubber with sharper lugs line the perimeter of the sole to offer a positive bite into the snow, and the center lugs are softer to help you move over unseen irregularities. The sole also has a molded rubber heel kick so you can strap on a snowshoe easily. The boot includes a D ring to attach a gaiter to your legs on those extra wintery days.