If you suffer from cold toes on the slopes, even when wearing multiple pairs of socks, it may be time to invest in boot heaters. These typically come in the form of electric insoles or socks. Both will offer multiple heat levels for custom comfort and fit a wide range of foot sizes. When shopping for a great pair, look for options that will stay heated for long periods of time after each charging session. Also, the included battery pack should be slim enough so that it doesn’t bother you while you ski. With this in mind, we compiled a range of great ski boot heaters to invest in.
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1. Thermrup Electric Heated Insoles
These rechargeable insoles include a rubber heating pad that delivers up to six hours of warmth. They feature EVA cushioning topped with comfortable nylon, and are machine washable.
Pros: The batteries securely attach to your legs via the included gaiters. The brand also supplies gaiter extensions for extra length. The temperature controller features an LED display that shows the heat level (there are four) and remaining battery life. The insoles are trim-to-fit and can accommodate up to a size 14.
Cons: Some may find the battery holder a bit awkward.
2. Snow Deer Electric Heated Socks
These socks feature infrared heating elements and three heat settings, for up to six hours of warmth on the lowest setting. The battery fits snugly into a secure zip pocket at the top.
Pros: A soft, breathable CoolMax fabric blend wicks away sweat and offers just the right amount of stretch to achieve a perfect fit. Reinforced padding in the heel and toe enhance comfort. It’s easy to adjust the temperature without removing the battery from the pouch.
Cons: Some may find they run a tad large.
3. Hotronic Custom S4 Boot Warmer Kit
This kit includes two battery packs with heat regulators, two heating elements and a pair of Cambrelle covers that adhere to insoles. The battery packs attach to the back of boots and should fit under pant cuffs.
Pros: It offers three heat settings, plus a fourth that supplies bursts of extra heat when needed. The battery packs last around 10 hours and the charger comes with American and European adapters. An indicator light lets you know when they’re done charging.
Cons: Some may find the instructions are lacking.