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ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown

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  • ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown

    Asolo's TPS 535 full-grain leather hiking boots offer superb stability, shock absorption, and comfort with Triple Power Structure technology.

    Features/Benefits:

    • Triple Power Structure incorporates shock absorbers to areas of foot receiving highest impact:
      ~ External cylinder in the heel area absorbs shock on impact with ground
      ~ Inner cylinder provides stability to walking gait
      ~ Forefoot cylinder in metatarsal area aids toe-off action
    • Low-density PU (polyurethane) element provides long-lasting stability and support
    • High-density PU (polyurethane) midsole provides long-lasting cushion, stability, and shock-absorbing comfort
    • Asolo/Vibram rubber outsole for traction, grip, and braking on descents
    • Water-resistant full-grain leather upper (2.6-2.8 mm thickness)
    • Cambrelle lining for moisture management, durability, and comfort
    • Anatomic Lite 2 footbed for added cushion and support
    • High-cut profile for ankle support
    • Made in Europe

    Country of Origin: Imported

  • ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown

    Outsole Asolo/Vibram rubber
    Shank Polyurethane
    Upper Full-grain leather
    Midsole Polyurethane
    Waterproof No
    Avg. Weight (pair) 3 lb. 8.4 oz. (1600 g)

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ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (4)
  • Comfortable (3)
  • Good cushioning (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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          Feels true to size

           

          100% 

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          Feels half size too big

           

          Feels full size too big

           
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        • Feels too narrow

           

          Feels true to width

           

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          (4 reviews)

          Feels too wide

           

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      4.0

      Don't Worry About the

      By YooperScooper

      from Boulder, CO

      About Me Avid outdoorsman

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • All leather
      • Comfortable
      • Good Cushioning
      • Good price
      • Good Reputation
      • Stable

      Cons

      • Heavy
      • Leather Scars Easily

      Best Uses

      • Backpacking
      • Hiking
      • Moderate Mountaineering

      Comments about ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown:

      EMS had the best price for the TPS 535. I think it may be an older model, but this Asolo boot has a long-standing reputation amongst outdoor pros and NOLS/Outward Bound students for durability and comfort. They start a bit stiff, but break in quick. The all-leather upper is appealing, as is the ankle support. Downside: the leather mars easily. I put small gashes in the toe in the first few minutes of hiking (granted, I was hiking on very sharp rock). But, look on the brightside, now my boots don't scream newbie! I would recommend this boot to people who want to hike, backpack, trudge up mountains and don't care about super flashy boots. I've had my TPS for a bit... now let's hope they don't pop stitches and lose their Vibram soles like my previous boots (all Vasque brand).

      Note: These boots fit relatively true to size. I bought Men's size 9.5, as Asolo tends to go up a bit on the Euro to US sizing scale. (I normally wear a size 10 or EUR 43-44, but because Asolo asssigns an EUR 43 1/3 to US 9.5 my boots fit near perfectly).

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      looking for a sturdy all leather boot

      By Lenny the Ridgerunner

      from Randolph Center, VT

      About Me Active Senior Hiker

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathes Well
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Stable
      • Warm

      Cons

      • A Bit Too Stiff
      • Removable Insole Is Light

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Rugged Hiking

      Comments about ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown:

      Extremely well made, impressive boot.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
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      • Feels true to width
       
      5.0

      Best boots ever!

      By Canyonman

      from Missoula, MT

      About Me Heavy User

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Cushioning
      • Stable
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Backpacking
      • Cold Weather
      • Mountains
      • Off-trail hiking
      • Wet Weather

      Comments about ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown:

      I've owned three pairs of these boots now and have used them on mountain treks throughout the world and for heavy hiking and backpacking in the western US. I can't find a better-fitting, more versatile, tougher boot for the weight and money. I wear these everywhere except the desert (too warm). I get about two years out of a pair and I wish I could make them last a bit longer, but then they would be heavier. These boots are also reasonably waterproof without GoreTex and are fine for quick, shallow stream fords, as long as the water doesn't top the ankles. They are warm and stout enough for strapping into snowshoes. Extended backpacking trips in the mountains are really where they excel though.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
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      • Feels true to width
       
      5.0

      Solid value boots

      By Onepaw

      from Alexandria Mn.

      About Me Comfort-oriented

      Pros

      • Breathes Well
      • Comfortable
      • Good Cushioning
      • Stable
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Work

        Comments about ASOLO Men's TPS 535 Leather Backpacking Boots, Brown:

        I bought these boots to wear at the office as I need stability due to a flattened foot.I also walk at lunchtime. These boots are so comfortable, and wear so well that I bought another pair and now wear the older ones for working around my property.
        Great boots!

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        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width

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