Altra | Superior 6 | Men's | Deep Forest

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Feel the speed with the Superior 6. Designed for dynamic trail running, this shoe boasts a MaxTrac™ outsole and multi-directional lug pattern for superior traction on any terrain. The updated StoneGuard™ is lighter and more efficient, providing essential protection without weighing you down. With its innovative "burrito" style wrap-around tongue, enjoy a secure fit for swift trail adventures. Lace up and unleash your speed with the Superior 6.


  • Altra Quantic midsole balances cushioning and responsiveness while remaining lightweight.
  • Inner Flex flex grooves system provides additional flexibility and cuts weight for increased performance.
  • Natural Ride System (NRS) design includes a more natural, foot-shaped last, zero millimeter heel to toe drop, and metatarsal-specific shapes in the outsole to assist in proper foot mechanics and allow for more natural foot movement.
  • Natural Foot Design follows the natural shape of the foot for ultimate comfort.


  • Trail Claw outsole design uses a sticky rubber multi-directional pattern, combined with updated lugs under the forefoot and claws under the toes to provide improved grip and stability on trails.
  • FootPod outsole design follows the natural construction of the human foot for maximum flexibility and a responsive ride.
  • MaxTrac Outsole uses anatomically-shaped sticky rubber that prioritizes grip and durability on uneven terrain.


  • Vamp Mesh is updated for breathability while offering protection from rogue debris
  • Gaiter Trap is a velcro strap that secures trail running gaiters to the shoe, preventing debris from building up beneath the shoe (matching gaiter sold separately).
  • Ripstop Quarter Panel offer additional protection to the upper while being lightweight
  • Standard Footshape is Altra's most common footshape that sits right in the middle of the Original and Slim fit options. This fit will be slightly slimmer than the Original roomier fit.