Women's Shoes Altra

Altra Superior 5


The Altra Superior 5 promises that your next trail run will be nothing short of superior.

With an updated upper that offers a secure yet breathable fit, the Superior 5 makes light work of technical trails. Along with an improved fit, the Superior 5 upper also allows hook-and-loop gator attachment to further protect you from water and debris while you run.

A fan-favorite feature of the Superior 5 is the removable StoneGuard rockplate that allows the shoe to easily transition from soft surfaces to more technical terrain. The rockplate works with Altra’s specially designed MaxTrac outsole to provide multi-directional traction and protection from uneven terrain. Altra Quantic midsole foam creates the responsive, nimble feel signature to the Superior 5.

Fly through your next trail run in the Altra Superior 5

Tech Specs

Altra Superior 5


7.5 oz (W) 8.8 oz (M)


0 mm


Neutral, Trail Running


Trail running


Technical and non-technical trails

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Reviews (1)

3 out of 5 stars.

3/5 on 1 total reviews

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3 out of 5 stars.
Not their best

Loved the Altra Superior 4.5...thought I had found my next shoe! However, when I couldn't find the 4.5 again, I went with the 5. Minor design changes have made the shoe very irritating. For one, the tongue bunches up. But the worst part are the extremely long, smooth laces. I found myself retying the laces three times in one hour! They slip, and must be quadruple knotted to stay short enough to not drag. I would think for high level running/trail shoes, the least they could do is have solid, workable laces.

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