Altra Superior 4
The Altra Superior 4 is an intermediate minimalist shoe with excellent protection for running or walking on rough terrain, difficult roads and mountains. They are completely flat and with great space for the toes.
The upper has no seams, reinforced at the back and with a mesh on the part of the toes that offers an excellent fit and comfort.
Among its features, it should be noted that they are shoes with dop 0, they are completely flat, and with a wide last in the front, so that the toes do not suffer any type of restriction to their movements. The adjustment in the heel is tight, which achieves a perfect fit following the natural shape of the foot.
On the other hand, it does not incorporate any element that attempts to control the tread, provide stability or counteract pronation.
Use and Recommendation
- For cushioned runners who want a 0 drop shoe, wide last for the toes, with a tight weight and good protection
- For runners who wish to progressively change to a natural, less damaging running technique
- For minimalist runners looking for minimalist shoes for long runs by mountain or rough terrain, and for those who wish to compete with greater protection without sacrificing the breadth of the last, drop 0, good flexibility and without any type of control systems tread
Cualidades Altra Superior 4
QuanticTM midsole that offers protection, high response and low weight, allowing the foot to act quickly.
MaxTracTM, ubber outsole, a perfect combination of grip, traction and durability to move through difficult terrain with total safety.
The sole drawing presents the TrailClaw, with the studs strategically placed under the metatarsals to provide greater traction.
It has a removable anti-impact plate 1.5 mm thick. The StoneGuardTM can be removed or put in function of external conditions. It is inspired by the human foot and offers high protection with very little weight.
The 5 mm insole is made of EVA, and just as the StoneGuardTM can be removed or put in place if we need more thermal or ground protection.
Finally, it incorporates the GaiterTrap, an innovative hook-and-loop system to secure the gaiter to the Upper Altra 4 to prevent dust and small stones from entering the inside of the shoes.
Altra has a line of minimalist shoes that we consider intermediate for the protection they provide. This protection is measured by the stack height of the sole, the Altra Superior 4 being an intermediate minimalist for mountain and trail.