Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Superior comfort and ability, Altra brings you one of the best shoes for hitting the trail with their Superior 3.0 Shoes. Featuring a lightweight design, hefty tread, and Zero Drop platform makes this shoe the perfect choice for hitting the trail. PRODUCT FEATURES: Weight: 9.2 oz./261 g Midsole: EVA / A-Bound Blend with InnerFlex Outsole: DuraTread Outsole and TrailClaw Insole: 5 mm Contour Footbed Upper: Quick-Dry Air Mesh Other Features: GaiterTrap Technology; Fully Reinforced Upper for Optimum Strength

- Appalachian Outdoors refers to the men's version

The award-winning Superior is back, with a few small but significant changes based on your feedback. First and foremost, we heard and addressed your feedback about sizing; the Superior 3.0 now has the accurate sizing that you need. To increase durability in the upper, we have now included elastic overlays for added security. A subtle but noticeable lateral flare on the outsole lugs increases grip and stability. This classic trail runner with a cool new design has got you covered on all surfaces.

- Summit Hut refers to the men's version

Based on customer feedback, the updated Altra Superior 3.0 trail-running shoes improve on the award-winning 2.0 with accurate sizing, stronger uppers, and lateral flare on the outsoles for stability.

- REI refers to the men's version

Features of the Altra Men's Superior 3.0 Trail Shoe GaiterTrap(TM) Technology Fully reinforced Upper for Optimum Strength Designed to improve natural foot positioning, walking form, toe splay

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

If your cup of tea entails a pre-dawn cruise through the local trail system, then the Altra Men's Superior 3. 0 Trail Running Shoe might just be the complementary creamer to your earl grey. Incidentally enough, the designers at Altra listened to your feedback about the Superior 2. 0 and outfitted the 3. 0 with a series of improvements. To start, the Superior 3. 0 now features accurate sizing, structural overlays in the upper, and a subtle flare on the outsole lugs to maintain traction. In dependable Altra fashion, the Superior features a Zero Drop platform that places your heel and forefoot at the same distance for a natural stride. An A-Bound midsole includes EVA foam for the right amount of lightweight cushion and energy rebound with a low profile and not a lot of bulk. InnerFlex grooves provide flexibility in the midsole for better grip with every step, and Altra added a Contour footbed for extra cushioning. There's also a removable StoneGuard insole that provides lightweight protection from sharp rocks when you're boulder hopping or surfing your way down loose scree fields. The Superior 3. 0 features Altra's TrailClaw sole, which models sticky rubber after your foot's bones and tendons to give natural flex and targeted support in key areas. The famous FootShape toe box lets your toes spread out naturally to ensure stability on rugged terrain. Up top, Altra equipped the Superior 3. 0 with a quick-drying and durable Air Mesh upper to ventilate and keep your foot cool, and it finished the Superior off with its Gaiter Trap, which lets you securely attach gaiters to the shoe without having to wrap them under your sole.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

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