User Review: Asolo Men's Power Matic 200 GV
Use: backpack, rough trails
Break-in Period: tried for two months
Weight: 190 lbs
Price Paid: $229
This may be the most sturdy and immediately comfortable boot I have ever owned. However, the rigid heel cup resulted in severe blisters on every trip over 4 miles even after 50 miles of break-in and expensive leather treatment. I tried lots of stretching and pounding to get the heel cup to retreat so it didn't rub my achilles tendon area. No luck. Finally went back to the store and traded them in for Vasque Sundowner Summit (so far so good on those!). Hated to trade in the Asolos, but had no choice, the just wouldn't work for my 11 medium width feet.