Altra Olympus 6

The expected release date for the Altra Olympus 6 is August 23, 2023.

The Altra Olympus 6 will have the following main updates:

  • The new Altra Olympus will be a premium trail shoe model inside and outside.
  • It will have a much roomier toe box and better heel lockdown to prevent slippage.
  • The new model will be padded in the heel and offer comfortable cushioning and stability.
  • There will be an improved grippy outsole for better traction on wet trails.

Latest Version of the Altra Olympus


Altra Olympus


  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Altra Olympus 6 will be $220.00.
  • The New Model will be a substantial outdoor trail shoe with some new improvements.
  • As you can see, there will be a slight increase in the price.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new model will be a neutral trail shoe.
  • It will have plenty of cushioning and be ideal for a forefoot and midfoot strike.
  • The shoe will offer good arch support for high and normal arch types.


  • Essentially the new model will be a trail shoe.
  • It will be suitable for wet and dry slippery outdoor areas and trails.


  • The Altra Olympus 6 will be ideal for Trail walking and hiking.
  • It will be durable and comfortable enough for long distances.


  • The new model will be much more durable than its predecessor.
  • There were a few elements changed to improve durability

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • There will be a much wider toe box for more toe room.
  • The heel will offer a comfortable padded locked-down fit.


  • The men’s model will weigh around 350 grams, and for the ladies, the weight may be lower.
  • The shoe will be a heavyweight heavy-duty trail shoe.

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of 33 mm.
  • The sole will be solid and grippy.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot will have a stack height of 33mm.
  • It will remain the same in the new model.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • As a trail shoe, there will be a 0 heel-to-toe drop.
  • The shoe will offer better stability on uneven terrains.

Components of the Altra Olympus 6


  • The outsole will be a Vibram MegaGrip rubber design.
  • It will have a much more grippy and durable tread for wet and dry trail surfaces.


  • For comfort, there will be Altra Balanced cushioning n the midsole and a comfortable insole.
  • The shoe will have a moisture-wicking lining.
  • There will also be an InnerFlex Midsole for better performance and flexibility.


  • The Uppers will consist of very durable materials with improved reinforcements.
  • The Altra Olympus 6 will have a Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable lining.


Altra Olympus 6

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.