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Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots - Men\'s


    Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots - Men's

    Lightweight and waterproof, the Asolo Drifter GV hiking boots offer a great all-around package for day hikes and overnight trips with light loads. See details

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    Lightweight and waterproof, the Asolo Drifter GV hiking boots offer a great all-around package for day hikes and overnight trips with light loads.

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    Lightweight and waterproof, the Asolo Drifter GV hiking boots offer a great all-around package for day hikes and overnight trips with light loads.

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    Lightweight and waterproof, the Asolo Drifter GV hiking boots offer a great all-around package for day hikes and overnight trips with light loads.

    • Water-resistant suede leather is paired with tough, high-tenacity nylon to ensure that the uppers are durable and flexible and offer good support and breathability
    • Gusseted scree tongues and padded ankle cuffs add protective comfort at ankles; rubber toe bumpers protect against impact and abrasion
    • GORE-TEX® waterproof liners let feet breathe while protecting them from the elements, keeping them dry and comfortable
    • Wicking nylon linings quickly pull excess moisture away from feet for enhanced comfort
    • Thermoplastic urethane plates provide torsional stability while protecting feet from stone bruising
    • Vibram® rubber outsoles on the Asolo Drifter GV hiking boots feature a tread pattern optimized for grip on descents and good forefoot protection and grip


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    Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Suede leather/high tenacity nylon
    Gore-Tex waterproof breathable membrane/nylon
    Thermoplastic urethane plate
    Vibram rubber
    2 lbs. 11 oz.
    Footwear height
    Footwear closure
    Average footwear weight (pair)

    Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots - Men's

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    Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots - Men's is rated 4.4483 out of 5 by 29.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great boots I bought these shortly before a trip to Ecuador, trying to find a boot I could use for both hiking in the Andes mountains and in the Amazon jungle. I also needed a boot that would break in quickly since I only had 5 days before the trip. These were very stiff initially but they hugged my foot very well which is why I tried them. I would have preferred more breakin time but they were comfortable enough on first wear to use. The only hot spot was around the top of the ankle. The foot bed is also designed in an interesting shape so I found myself having to adjust my gait when I initially put these on. After about 50 miles of wear these felt great and broke in nicely. They breathe well but provide just enough insulation that my feet weren't cold in the mountains. They kept both rain and puddle water out. And they seems to shed dirt very well since I was in some fairly muddy places and the boots still look like they're out of the box. I would recommend this as a great all-season, all-purpose boot.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Asolo Drifter GV Hiking Boots While hiking in North Carolina in February, we left Atlanta with a weather forecast of 50 degrees and sunny. Nothing could have been further from the truth! We ended up getting 12 inches of snow and hit a low of 10 F. The hike along the AT crossed several large streams and the boots performed perfectly. I was kept warm and dry the entire hike. These are very versatile, rugged and well made boots. A++
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too tight on the toes I tried to replace my other well worn pair of Asolo TPS 520 boots with these hoping for a lighter weight and better breathability. They are lighter and breath better however they are not water proof and leaked in the first small creek crossing I encountered. Also the toe box is too small. If they made these in wide sizings they would probably be a pretty decent boot...but as it stands I went back to my old Asolo TPS 520 boots.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Boots I bought the Salomon Quest 4D GTX boots last week (see my bad review of those), and returned them because they just fit bad because of the unusually large toe box (resulting in poor control/feel for the terrain). The Saloman heels fit fine, but the front was so roomy I ended up clutching my toes to feel like I had any sense of control. The lacing/lock system on the Saloman was terrible too. So I ended up trying these Asolo boots on and felt immediately that they fit perfect, and bought them. Unlike the Saloman, the lace system on the Asolo works great, and my foot is perfectly snug in the heel and has the perfect amount of wiggle room in the toe box -no toes rubbing or touching but snug enough near my toes to have feel/control. I have a normal to slightly narrow foot. I've been wearing them for the past few days all day and felt extremely comfortable and stable. They are worlds better than the Saloman. These boots are light, tough, and fit perfect. I love them! Hopefully they will last a very long time. I will write more when I have more experience with them, but I think they are great so far!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great boot, but I've had some issues I've had these boots for around 2 months now, and there is roughly 60 trail miles on them. The break-in period was astonishingly fast and I found them very comfortable, at first... On my last two outings, both around 17 mile day hikes in the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, the tongues of the boots really dug into my ankles. No matter how loosely I tie them, the discomfort becomes unbearable by mile ten. There has even been some bruising around the inside edge of the tongue on both of my ankles. I've had to lace them up in such a way that the tongue lays outside of the upper. I'm hesitant to return them because they are great in every other respect. They're extremely waterproof, very breathable and don't have any noticeable hot spots. It sounds like I may have a bad pair, but I highly doubt it. It might just be me. I'm hoping this gets better with time. If it does I'll bump it up to 5 stars. If not, they're going back.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great boot, but... I really, really liked these until the side seams ripped on one of my boots. These seams add a nice pattern to the boot and save the manufacturer from having to use one piece of leather. The seams are way too importatn to leave unprotected on the low side of the boot. Two of the seams ripped and subsequently unraveled after only 2 weeks of wear. If the manufacturer ever reads this, please protect these seams. When these seam go the layers begin to peel back and the top half of the boots gradually detachs. I wish I would have covered the seams in shoe-goo or liquid rubber to protect them. I thought Asolo would have created a great lightweight boot that I could abuse with off-trail hiking in cactus and sharp limestone in mountainous terrain. I am spoiled now with these boots so it will be difficult to want to wear my heavy hiking boots (LaSportiva Makula), but I know they will not fall apart after a rock rubs against the side.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome boot I bought these as a birthday gift to myself and Im very glad I did. I used them all through the catskills of New York this last December and they more then exceeded my expectations. My feet were kept warm and dry through the rain and the snow. The weather ranged from 34 degrees with rain all the way to 9 degrees with lots of snow. Great traction getting through the different terrains as well. I wasnt able to wear these in before I left and had no problem just putting them on right out of the box and taking off on my hikes. No pains in my feet or pressure points and very comfortable from day one. I asked for the best boot and I certainly received it. VERY happy with these and look forward to future adventures with them.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great boot I am a chukar hunter and these boots were great. The terrain is rugged and these boots were very comfortable and light. Highly recommend them. Had a little issue my first time out where the ankle support bruised my ankle; I believe this was a result of not breaking them in before going in such rugged terrain.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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