Updates to Asolo Drifter Evo GV

  • This waterproof hiker now features the Duo Radiant technology. Its outsole uses the Megagrip compound which offers traction on wet and dry surfaces. It is still equipped with the Aso-brake system.
  • From a mono-density EVA, the Drifter Evo GV now features a dual-density EVA midsole. It takes care of stability, cushioning and comfort. Likewise, an Asoflex 00 MR lasting board and Lite 2 anatomic footbed render support.
  • Its upper is a combination of leather and Cordura. A Gore-Tex laminate, cushioned tongue and collar, as well as its lacing system brings comfort and security on the trails.

Size and fit

The Asolo Drifter Evo GV is a hiking boot which caters to men and women. It comes in standard width and regular sizes. Its classic lace-up closure enables a straightforward fit adjustment. It generally runs true to size.

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.

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

Upper

This mid-top day hiking boot uses 1.6 - 1.8 mm suede leather and Cordura fabric to yield a flexible and durable upper. The moderately insulated Gore-Tex Performance Comfort lining allows the foot to breathe while protecting it from water encounters. 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.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 593g
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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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.