|Update:||Altra Lone Peak 4.5|
|Weight:||Men: 10.6oz | Women: 9.2oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 0mm | Women: 0mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Forefoot strike|
|Distance:||Daily running | Long distance | Marathon|
|Heel height:||Men: 25mm | Women: 25mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 25mm | Women: 25mm|
|Type:||Heavy | Big guy | Low drop | Zero drop|
|Width:||Men: Normal | Women: Normal|
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84 / 100 based on 9 expert reviews
Lighter, with a better fit, makes a good shoe great.
It’s a shoe that caters to the foot above all else and while I would like to see some of the fit issues worked out that I mentioned, I still think it’s a shoe worth trying if you’re looking for that wide-open fit and feel.
The upper is perfect – it’s soft and smooth and you would not have any issues with blisters or hot spots.
On slippery downhills, the aggressive outsole on the Lone Peak 2.5 is a huge bonus - no braking required.
The Altra Women Lone Peak 2.5 work well on all surfaces. They are so comfortable, I wear them for walking and running. These also fit my needs for extra toe room.
Laces are obnoxiously long, even though I ended up liking them, others may find them annoying or a distraction.
- The upper of the Altra Lone Peak 2.5 was updated. It comes with a Quick-drying upper mesh designed with GaiterTrap technology. It allows gait secutiry for trail running. It also has a wider toebox, breathable upper, and a stylish design. The lacing system is also improved and the durability of the upper is given careful priority.
- The midsole of this neutral shoe comes with the new material, which is the Dual layer EVA A-Bound top layer. This improves the midsole while providing a slightly firmer feel. It offers a moderate cushioning and softness, giving that natural ground feel every runner wants in trail running.
The Altra Lone Peak 2.5 has a standard running shoe length. It gives a snug and comfortable fit in the heel and midfoot area. The shoe also has a roomy toe box that allows natural toe splay. The shoe fits perfectly to medium and slightly wide-footed runners. This shoe is available in standard running shoe widths for men's and women's versions.
The outsole of the Lone Peak 2.5 has the Sticky Rubber Trail Claw technology, which offers an excellent traction on tough terrains, making this shoe a great option for hiking, camping, wild touring, strolling, and trail running. Lugs are durable to last long enough on an all-around surface although it is not too luggy on dry ones, yet it has the grip on loosed grounds. This outsole design and materials are also used in the Altra Lone Peak 4.0.
The midsole of the Lone Peak 2.5 hasthe moderately cushioned design for trail running. The EVA midsole material is also combined with the Sandwiched StoneGuard technology, which is a rock plate that protects the foot from trail debris. Although it is a bit plushy and soft, the moderate cushioning design gives a ground feel that may not be satisfactory to some runners.
The upper of the Lone Peak 2.5 features the quick-drying air mesh material with GaiterTrap technology for gait support. It offers an excellent performance of breathability and comfort while running. The roomy toe box is indeed appreciated, especially for runners with wider feet. The toe box tends to stretch out and expand wider after a period of time. This shoe also comes with an improved lacing system, providing enhanced fit and comfort.