Altra® Escalante 4

The Altra Escalante 4 release date is August 26, 2023.

The Altra Escalante 4 will have the following main updates:

  • The new Altra Escalante 4 will be the perfect running shoe and a comfortable recovery shoe.
  • The new model will have a more aesthetically pleasing appearance with some new colors and designs available.
  • There will be a few small tweaks to enhance the features already present in the predecessor.
  • Entirely it will be much more lightweight on your feet.
  • The uppers will have highly breathable, comfortable, and very stretchable materials that offer a more accommodating fit.
  • They will be ideal for running and comfortable enough for all-day wear.

Previous models of the Escalante:
The Altra Escalante 3 release date was on April 26, 2022.

Latest Version of the Altra Escalante


Altra Escalante



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Altra Escalante 4 will be $140.
  • The Price will be quite affordable for such a quality and high-performance shoe.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new model will be a neutral support and pronation shoe.
  • It will be ideal for neutral to lower arch types with a solid sole.
  • The shoe will provide a more roomy fit for these foot types.


  • The Altra Escalante 4 will be designed for road use.
  • Thus it will be ideal for road running and for regular use on solid floor surfaces.


  • The new shoe model from Altra will be perfect for light running and recovery.
  • It will be a fashionable and suitable shoe for all-day wear, and it can be used on a treadmill.


  • Generally Altra is an excellent quality brand.
  • With some improvements on the Escalante 3, it will be good quality and durable.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Altra Escalante 4 will offer an extra-wide and roomy toe box fit this time around.
  • There will be Narrow, Normal, Wide, and Extra Wide width options available in the new model.


  • The Altra Escalante will weigh 241 grams for men and 196 grams for women.
  • As you can see, it will be very lightweight.

Elevation of the Altra Escalante 4

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a solid heel height of 24 mm.
  • The Escalante will not have a heel-to-toe drop.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • Similarly, the forefoot height will be 24 mm.
  • The heel and forefoot will have the same height.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The Altra Escalante will have a 0 heel-to-toe drop.
  • The solid sole will be ideal in casual shoes and for the gym.

Components of the Altra Escalante 4


  • The Altra Escalante will feature a very durable rubber outsole with a high traction tread.
  • As you have seen, the sole will be solid at 24 mm with no heel-to-toe drop.


  • Altra EGO foam will be added for energy return in the midsole.
  • There will be very balanced and supportive cushioning and an InnerFlec midsole that flexes as you move.


  • The Altra Escalante 4 will offer a sock-like fit with engineered mesh uppers that are breathable and stretchable.
  • There will be a very roomy toe box this time.
  • There will also be more width options from which you can choose from the new model.

Altra® Escalante 3 vs. Escalante 2.5


Altra Escalante 4

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.