Shoveling the driveway, trudging through slushy parking lots, clambering over snowdrifts on the sidewalk. None of these are what we’d consider to be fun winter activities, but they’re an unavoidable reality from November to March (give or take a few months, depending on where you live). Since we’ve learned that it’s best to be prepared for whatever Mother Nature may throw our way, we went ahead and found the best winter boots for women. Some are made for moderate climates, while others were built for trekking around the arctic, but all 26 pairs include three important design details: waterproofing, good traction and at an insulated lining to keep your feet warm and dry. Read on for the best of the best winter boots and prepare for your coziest winter yet.