Asolo Finder GV notable features

The Asolo Finder GV hiking boot (men’s and women’s) is designed to accompany outdoor lovers in their backcountry excursions. Thanks to a suede-and-Cordura combo, its upper offers durable trail protection. Also, the boot is lined with Gore-Tex (a component also found in the Fugitive GTX) that makes it all-weather ready.

Underfoot, it employs the Asolo-slash-Vibram Duo Radiant sole unit. It includes a bi-density EVA midsole for supportive cushioning and a Radiant outsole (made of Megagrip compound) for a grippy ride.

Size and fit

This European-made leather hiker from Asolo caters to men and women. It is a relatively true-to-size hiking boot that is available in regular sizes and standard width. Generally, it runs true to size. Its sturdy closure system helps in managing the overall fit and volume.

According to Asolo, their boots are molded using lasts that pay extra attention to the natural flex of the foot. These lasts are defined by the morphology of men’s and women’s feet; thus, providing comfort and enhancing performance.

Outsole

This over-the-ankle waterproof hiker carries the Radiant outsole, a material that is made of the Vibram Megagrip compound. This sole is designed to provide optimal traction on most types of terrain. Its aggressive heal boot works with Asolo’s Aso-brake system to amplify the boot’s braking power. The lugs at the lateral side of the sole yields support and pronation control.

Midsole

The Finder GV employs a dual-density EVA midsole. Its top layer is more compact than the base to enhance stability. The lower part, on the other hand, is made of a softer material to assist in shock absorption.

This Asolo product comes with an Asoflex 00 SR fast lasting board and a Lite 2 anatomic footbed. These elements render underfoot firmness and support, respectively.

Upper

The Asolo Finder GV’s upper is made of a water-resistant suede (1.6 - 1.8 mm) and Cordura. To further enhance the boot’s weatherproofing, it is lined with the Gore-Tex Extended Comfort laminate. Reinforcements are placed in the toe area and at the base of the upper to bolster its protection against outdoor obstacles.

This Asolo boot is designed with a cushioned tongue and collar that grant comfort. Its lacing system is comprised of sturdy metal hoops and hooks. Lastly, a heel tab makes on and off easy.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 546g
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Asolo

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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.