ASOLO TPS 520 GV Boots

 

ASOLO TPS 520 GV Boots
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title ASOLO TPS 520 GV Boots
Manufacturer Asolo
Page By climbxclimb
Page Type Apr 2, 2007 / Apr 2, 2007
Object ID 2945
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Hiking Boots

ASOLO TPS 520 GV Boots

The TPS 520, is ideal for trekking with a heavy pack over uneven ground.
The TPS 520 GV is part of Asolo's backpacking line. The backpacking line has been developed for the demands of backpacking and high level trekking.

Price: $215

Features

* Heavy-duty upper is made from smooth-out full-grain leather
* AsoFlex® shank provides underfoot stability
* Triple Power outsole has a strong, versatile grip
* Gore-Tex membrane repels rain and snow while preventing interior moisture buildup
* Antibacterial footbed reduces odors
* Weight: 781 grams/shoe





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climbxclimb - Apr 2, 2007 11:06 pm - Voted 5/5

Great Hiking Boots
I had these boots for 3 years now, and I used them for multi day hiking in difficult terrain with an heavy backpack in any kind of condition.
They performed great, the ankle support is excellent, they did not require a lot to break them in, and they feel very comfortable.
They are never wet even when crossing streams or in the rain.

dpk - May 26, 2007 12:12 am - Voted 5/5

Re: Great Hiking Boots
I've had mine for just under 2 years. I've never gotten wet feet. When used with a good pair of gaitors (like (OR Crocodile) they are unbeatable. One minor draw-back the tops above the toe kick scrapes up pretty good in the scree. I've found that too be only a mild annoyance from an aesthetic stand point. otherwise A++ and comfy on long trail days.

liferequiresair - Jan 30, 2009 5:20 pm - Voted 5/5

Very Comfortable
This is a great boot for long hauls with a heavy pack. The have excellent support and traction. They are also built for a more narrow foot which is a plus for me. The toe kick does tend to wear a bit and I would like to see a more protective rand. All in all a great, long lasting boot.

mtybumpo - May 22, 2010 8:42 pm - Voted 5/5

Love them already!
I bought these yesterday and have already worn them for a rain soaked hike. I spent two hours trying to find the perfect boot and the second I slipped my feet into these I knew I was in love. Then I went on an over night trip that turned into a rainy, muddy slog. The boots stayed comfortable and felt like I'd worn them for years. Afterward my feet were bone dry and comfortable. I look forward to many years with these boots!

stepho - Jun 29, 2012 9:19 pm - Voted 5/5

extremely comfortable
i used these for a couple of years and they are not only very comfortable but also extremely water resistant. the only time my feet have gotten wet in them is when i swam across a river.

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