Altra Superior 6

The expected release date for the Altra Superior 6 is on August 13, 2023.
The Altra Superior 6 will have the following main updates:

  • The new Altra Superior 6 will be an extremely lightweight and responsive outdoor trail shoe.
  • It will have an affordable price and will offer a more comfortable fit.
  • The new model will have a wider toe box for more toe room and a gusseted toe.
  • The side wall of the Altra Superior 6 will be water resistant, and there will be much more responsive cushioning.

Latest Version of the Altra Superior


Altra Superior


  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Altra Superior 6 will be $130.00.
  • As you can see, the new and improved model will be affordable enough for all.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Altra Superior 6 will still be a neutral shoe that offers good support for normal to high arch types with a more cushioned insole and design.
  • It will be ideal for a forefoot and midfoot strike and normal pronation.


  • The new model will be a trail-specific shoe model.
  • It will be an extremely lightweight trail shoe.


  • The Superior 6 will be suitable for trail walking and running.
  • You can also use it for long distance trail running.


  • It will be very durable with a supportive and protective underfoot rock plate and a durable outsole.
  • The water-resistant sidewalls will likewise improve durability.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Fit will have a more roomy toe box but still, be quite snug.
  • It will be available in Normal, Narrow, and wide-width options.


  • The new model will have a weight of 250 grams for men, and similar for women.
  • It will be one of the most lightweight trail running shoes.

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a low heel height of 21 mm.
  • The new model will have a slightly minimalist design.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • Similarly, the forefoot height will be 21 mm.
  • The lower forefoot height is will be ideal for a trail running shoe.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The Altra Superior 6 will have a 0 heel-to-toe drop.
  • The flat minimalist sole will ensure that you have much better ground contact and feel, with a more flexible sole for uneven terrains.

Components of the Altra Superior 6


  • The Outsole will provide ample traction with Multi-directional lugs.
  • It will be a durable rubber with a protective rock plate.
  • The Outsole will be a popular MaxTrac sole with a TrailClaw design tread.


  • For comfort, you will be able to enjoy a removable insole.
  • The midsole will have more balanced cushioning to provide proper impact protection.


  • The Uppers will be flexible and well-ventilated with water resistant side wall.
  • There will be an Altra FootShape toe box that is much wider and allows more toe room/
  • The wrap-around fit will keep your feet stable on uneven terrains.


Altra Superior 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.