Who should buy the Asolo Piz GV

The Asolo Piz GV might suit you well if:

  • A boot that could withstand the harshness of the mountain for a long time is what you are after.
  • You are looking for a well-performing mountaineering boot that also exudes beauty and style. 
  • A climbing companion grippy enough to keep you safe is what you prefer.

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Who should not buy the Asolo Piz GV

Folks who prefer a mountaineering boot breathhable enough to keep their feet cool during climbs might not get what they need from the Piz GV. Also, climbers on a tight budget may have to look past this Asolo pair because of its expensive price tag. They could take a look at other mountaineering boots instead.

Updates to the Asolo Piz GV 

  • The Asolo Piz GV is intended for arduous mountain climbs and challenging trekking expeditions. Its sturdy yet lightweight upper is made of suede leather and Schoeller softshell is lined with a Gore-Tex membrane for waterproofing. This supportive and water-protected upper is tucked under the Asoflex Spiky lasting board which is made of fiberglass and nylon.
  • Its dual-density microporous midsole provides both cushioning and stability. It is engineered with the Dual Integrated System which sees two subcomponents with different densities unified at the heel for added stability, support, and shock absorption.

Design and lockdown

Asolo’s Piz GV is a mid-cut boot for male and female mountaineers. The women’s boot has been crafted around a gender-specific last, making its overall profile favoring the female foot. A snug and secure foot lockdown is handled by the footwear’s quick lacing system.

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Outsole

This Asolo mountaineering gear is armed with a grippy, Mont-based Vibram outsole, called Mulaz. Its rubberized construction has been made more rigid to withstand the ruggedness of the terrain. It has also been designed to defy the freezing cold to help climbers perform with enough effectiveness in biting conditions. The tip of its forefoot section is labeled with “Climbing Zone.” This particular sole feature allows mountaineers to gain ground with better precision.

Midsole

For ample stability and underfoot protection, the Asolo Piz GV features a dual-density microporous midsole. Its ability to absorb shock is improved by its chunky heel which is part of the boot’s Dual Integrated System. Nested securely atop this shock-mitigating heel implement is a crampon attach point made of polyurethane. Granting users additional foot comfort is the boot’s anatomic Lite 4 insole.

Upper

The main materials making up the Piz GV’s upper are suede leather (with thickness running between 1.6 and 1.8 millimeters) and Schoeller soft shell—both are water resistant. Its padded interior (lining) is engineered with Gore-Tex’s Performance Comfort, leaving the boot watertight yet equally as breathable to deal with sweat and moisture. There is also a film made of a hardwearing material covering the base portion of the upper for abrasion protection.

Users have the ability to lock in their desired fit thanks to the footgear’s speed lacing system. Metallic open hooks and lace loops made of fabric comprise its combination eyelets.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 22.6oz / Women 21.1oz
Use: Alpine, Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Single, Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Asolo

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run 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 analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.