A very popular boot among the lady hikers, the Asolo FSN 70 Gore-Tex hiking boots are a good boot for the weekend day hiker. It should provide adequate comfort and protection on any trail and hiking terrain most of the year round.
Let's look at it in some more detail.
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Asolo FSN 70 Gore-Tex Hiking Boots
$205 now $119.95 (Price may vary, accurate at time of post)
Available Colors: Donkey / Tortora, Light Grey / Gun Metal
Where to Buy: Sierra Trading Post
Winner of Backpacker magazine’s “Best Backpacking Boot” award, Asolo’s FSN 70 hiking boots feature a Gore-Tex® waterproof breathable membrane that keeps feet dry and comfortable. As with the men’s Asolo FSN 95 hiking boots, these are a top quality pair of boots for the trail.
A waterproof breathable Gore-Tex membrane ensures any external moisture like rain or water is kept out while at the same time sweat and moisture inside the boot can wick away from your feet. In short, they keep your feet in tip-top condition when hiking.
The gusseted tongue keeps water and debris out of your boot while the protective toe rand provides added protection to your feet from hazards on the trail. The rubber Asobrake traction outsole keeps a firm grip on the trail whatever the terrain, going up or down.
These boots look good and cover all the technical bases needed to ensure a good hiking boot. At 2 lb. 11 oz. these boots are of a good weight and so will suit the day hiker or the intrepid backpacker.
Many customers report hitting the ground running with these boots with minimal breaking in time. These hiking boots have 700+ customer reviews with an overall average score of 4.5 out 5 stars! That is a fantastic rating across a large amount of folks! This obviously reflects the quality of this boot.
With all the features above, specs listed below backed up by so many positive reviews, this boot is a winner!
- Waterproof boots can be worn on the trail all year (except in extreme temperatures).
- Solid but lightweight and comfortable with firm ankle support.
- Gore-tex lining aids supports breathability around your feet.
- Some customers reported that the boots are too narrow for their feet (Main advice throughout though is to stick to your normal size).
Specs (at a glance)
- Non-Insulated,Waterproof (Gore-Tex®)
- Upper: Suede and Cordura® nylon
- Lining: Gore-Tex® lining
- Outsole: Rubbermac rubber
- Height: 4-1/2″
- Weight (pair): 2 lb. 11 oz.
- Products returned within 6 months refunded by original payment method
- Hiking Footwear Guide available
- Shoe Sizing Guide available
This boot will see most lady hikers warm, dry and comfortable across the year with no problems. I think this is a very reasonably priced option for a good mid-range functional hiking boot and will meet the needs of most average hikers and will meet the needs of any extended backpacking trips.
If you're in the market for a new hiking boot, this should be on your review list.
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