The Asolo Thyrus. You can just tell from the name that this is going to be a serious bit of kit.
It sounds like it could easily be a weapon wielded by one of The Avengers. Possibly because it sounds a lot like the word ‘thyrsus’; a thyrsus being a fearsome staff, sometimes covered with ivy vines and leaves, and always… topped with a pine cone. That’s right. A pine cone. Scary stuff, right?
The thyrsus was the symbol of power for the Olympian God Dionysus. The Asolo Thyrus is the latest symbol of power from Italian outdoor experts Asolo. It’s a high-performance walking boot that will help you command the mountains just like Dionysus, the god of sex and wine, commanded… errr… yeah, we really wish we hadn’t gone down this path.
Anyway, the important part is that the Asolo Thyrus is a hiking boot that can conquer pretty much anything. If the Olympian Gods were going to pick a hiking boot, it may well be this one.
“These are leather boots without the uncomfortable warmth or weight that leather boots can often provide…”
Usually with a leather walking boot you sacrifice weight and often comfort (try hiking in a standard leather boot in summer and you’ll be overheating in minutes) for the benefits of the leather; the durability and reliability.
With the Asolo Thyrus, you sacrifice nothing. The Thyrus is surprisingly light and designed to be more breathable than most. There are few seams on the Thyrus, so even by the already high expectations of a leather boot it stands up to the elements sensationally well.