Verdict from 100+ user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • The Asolo Agent Evo GV garnered thumbs-ups from several users thanks to its fantastic durability.
  • Some owners commended its capacity to keep the foot well ventilated and sweat free.
  • Its lightness was praised quite highly by about a handful of wearers.
  • This Asolo hiker got rave reviews from a number of consumers for being immensely comfortable.
  • This low-top hiking shoe was lauded by a few testers for having a fairly short break-in period.
  • A couple of reviewers were witness to the relentless waterproofing offered by this Asolo footwear.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The shoe’s arch support didn’t impress a professional gear critic.
  • An expert reviewer could’ve graded the Agent Evo GV much higher if it weren’t for its steep asking price.

Bottom line

What seems to give the Asolo Agent Evo GV quite an elevated status is its combination of tantalizing qualities. From being remarkably comfortable and lightweight to having amazing breathability, this gear appears to hit all the right notes. Its enamoring durability also exemplifies the shoe’s outstanding craftsmanship. It is just a shame, however, that getting one means committing to its shockingly demanding price tag. All in all, the Asolo Agent Evo GV has more than enough merits to capture the hearts of many despite being more expensive than most footwear of this type.

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Good to know

  • Asolo updates the Agent Evo GV with the Asolo/Vibram Synthesis outsole made of Megagrip compound. Atop this unit is a high-density EVA foam midsole which absorbs shock and renders durable cushioning. The Lite 2 plus footbed is added for more support.
  • A full-leather upper with a Gore-Tex laminate wraps the user’s foot without hindering flexibility. A rubber toe cap, cushioned collar and tongue add up to the features of the upper.

The Asolo Agent Evo GV is a day hiking shoe for men. It is offered in regular sizes and standard width. Its classic lace-up closure allows customization for a snugger fit. It fairly runs true to size.

This weatherproof hiking shoe features the Synthesis outsole which is a product of an Asolo-Vibram collaboration. The unit is made of Megagrip compound which balances stability and flexibility. Additionally, its self-cleaning lugs shed off mud, granting traction even on bumpy terrain.

To render a cushioned and supportive ride, Asolo uses a lightweight high-density EVA foam in the midsole of the Agent Evo GV. Its new generation compound grants an elastic and shock absorbent ride. Also, the Lite 2 plus footbed enhances underfoot support.

The upper of the Agent Evo GV is made of water-resistant 1.6 - 1.8 mm suede leather. It is lined with Gore-Tex Extended Comfort laminate, in which through its non-insulated construction offers comfort whether indoor or outdoor.

Its padded cuff and tongue yield a comfortable in-shoe feel. Punched eyelets and a pair of webbed eyelets contribute to secure foot lockdown. A reinforced toe area shields against accidental knocks. A finger loop at the heel is added which assists in donning it on and off. 


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