Reviewed by Tree Branches from New Hampshire on Friday, March 22, 2013
These are a heavier duty boot than you'd need for day hiking - definitely a backpacking boot for rough terrain or a good, solid work boot. The last is stiff but flexible and the boot provides plenty of ankle support. I have a relatively low volume foot and find Asolo gives a good heel fit with plenty of arch and toe room. These have plenty of toe room inside but don't feel boxy or clunky when walking. I plan to wear these with gaiters in mud and snow conditions on rough back country and off trail conditions. Plan on time to break them in! The tongue gusset seams in particular need to mold to your ankle with wear - I'm still working on this which is the only reason for fewer than 5 stars. Well made, good laces, expect I'll wear them for many years.