Asolo AFX 535 V

rated 5.0 of 5 stars (2)

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Specs

Price Reviewers Paid: $155.00-$165.00

Reviews

2 reviews
5-star:   2
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

My feet have never been happier. First use was at Tuckerman's Ravine w/30 lb pack--no blisters, hotspots, or discomfort of any kind. I've had problems in the past w/inner ankle bones getting irritated/inflamed, but the cushy uppers on these boots were great. Traction coming down snowy/icy trail was good. Best backpacking boots I've ever worn!

Materials: Nubuck leather
Use: Backpacking
Break-in Period: None
Price Paid: $155

The Asolo AFX 535 V has been by far the best boot I’ve ever owned. With minimal break in time and waterproofed leather, I highly recommend the AFX 535 V for its comfort and its durability. Asolo boots are the best in the world. I gave my Vasques away to my friend who backpacks the A.T. every spring. He told me they lasted only 25 miles before the seams started splitting.

Materials: one-piece leather
Use: backpacking about 50 lbs.
Break-in Period: few days
Weight: lightweight
Price Paid: $160-$170

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