For multi-day trips with a heavy pack. Manufacturers emphasize durability and support in the creation of backpacking boots. See backpacking boots
Designed for users who want to cover a greater distance by going fast, usually with a light pack. See speed hiking shoes.
Boots that grant insulation to the user during hikes. See winter hiking boots.
Mainly sandals. Aside from hiking they can be used for other purposes such as water activities. See multi-sport hiking sandals.
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Casual hikers can choose day hiking footwear or multi-sport sandals. More info here.
Shoes with a cuff that goes below the ankle. See low-cut hiking shoes.
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Generally, for trails that are easy to tackle, go with low-cut shoes. Go mid to high if there are more trail obstacles.
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Updates to Asolo Agent Evo GV
- 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.
Asolo Agent Evo GV size and fit
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.