Denver, Colo. (July 1, 2024) — Altra, a leading innovator in performance running, introduces the Olympus 6, the ultimate companion for trail enthusiasts seeking comfort and grip for all-day adventures.The Olympus 6 delivers a blend of cushioning, support and traction to elevate all trail experiences.

“At Altra, we understand the needs of the modern day trail runner, and the Olympus 6 embodies our commitment to providing the latest innovations in comfort and performance,” said Altra Co-Founder, Brian Beckstead. “The Olympus 6 is the perfect companion for those seeking to push their limits and mileage on the trails with plush compression and a trustworthy outsole that you can feel confident in.”

Designed to meet the needs of avid trail runners, Altra’s Olympus 6 is engineered with a new durable and breathable mesh upper, ensuring optimal airflow to keep feet cool during hot and long sessions on the trail. The updated premium achilles pillow offers an elevated step-in feel for enhanced comfort and support.

The Olympus 6 utilizes Vibram Megagrip, a high performance sticky rubber outsole that offers unparalleled grip on both wet and dry surfaces, allowing for optimal ground adaptability on dirt and rocks.

Additional styles in the Olympus collection:

  • Olympus 6 Hike Low GTX – A waterproof Gore-Tex membrane upper is guaranteed by Gore-Tex to protect feet from the elements. Thru-hikers, weekend warriors and outdoor lovers who don’t want weather to determine time spent on the trails.
  • Olympus 6 Hike Mid GTX – Hikers looking for a premium hiker with Gore-Tex, ankle support and a secure lightweight fit that can handle all conditions. The tech-digging hiker who wants the latest and greatest in their hiking boots, focused on performance, stability, comfort and grip.

Altra’s new Olympus 6 is available for both men (12.2 oz) and women (10.2 oz)  in five different colorways. For more information, visit or follow us on Instagram.