Who should buy Asolo Drifter Evo GV

The multi-season leather footwear from Asolo is an expensive option. Purchase the  Asolo Drifter Evo GV if:

  • The user needs ankle support and protection
  • You will tackle trails with wet elements
  • The wearer wants an option for both hiking and backpacking

Asolo Drifter Evo GV logo

Ground-responsive outsole

The Drifter Evo GV has an Asolo/Vibram outsole. It uses the Megagrip compound which offers sensitivity in different ground conditions. Its profile includes aggressive lugs which assist users when tackling demanding trails. The Aso-brake system helps secure grip on steep descents.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV outsole

Shock-dissipating midsole

The Asolo Drifter Evo GV features the Duo Radiant midsole. Its top material, which is a harder density molded EVA, improves stability. The lower part which uses a softer EVA foam dissipates shock from impacts and promotes comfort during a stride.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV midsole

Underfoot protection and comfort

The Asoflex 00 MR adds underfoot protection, and the Lite 2 anatomical footbed conforms to the foot, enhancing comfort.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV underfoot

Upper with a combination of light and durable materials

This mid-top day hiking boot uses 1.6 - 1.8 mm suede leather and Cordura fabric to yield a flexible and durable upper.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV upper

The moderately insulated Gore-Tex Performance Comfort lining allows the foot to breathe while protecting it from water encounters.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV waterproofing

Its cuff and tongue are padded for comfort, a pull loop at the heel aids in on and off, and the combination eyelets help keep the foot in place. Lastly, the rubber toe cap reinforces and shields the toes.

Asolo Drifter Evo GV lace and toe cap

Facts / Specs

Weight: 20.9oz
Use: Day Hiking, Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Asolo

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.