This lightweight, uptempo running shoe was one of Altra's best debuts, and now, the zero drop shoe has a loyal following. Featuring a soft, yet bouncy midsole and a comfortable upper, the Altra Escalante 2.5 is great for picking up the pace.
What You'll Love
- Soft landings provide a cushioned experience
- A springy toe-off makes every step feel more energetic
- Plenty wiggle room for your toes, thanks to the foot-shaped toe box
- A smooth heel-to-toe transition with every stride
If you ran in the Escalante 2, you will notice some slight changes to this version. Altra's goal was to elevate the performance of the Escalante while maintaining the classic feel of previous versions.
- Enhanced comfort, thanks to the more sock-like knit upper
Altra Ego is a midsole compound designed for high energy return, providing high levels of durability and responsiveness.
Inner Flex is comprised of a flex grooves system that provides additional flexibility and cuts weight for increased performance.
FOOTSHAPE Design follows the natural shape of the foot for ultimate comfort.
FootPod Outsole follows the natural construction of the human foot for maximum flexibility and a responsive ride.
Engineered Knit Mesh conforms to the foot for a sock-like wrap that is sleek and breathable.
Decoupled Heel uses minimal construction on the upper for a fast feel.
PFS Performance Last is designed for a snug, high-performance fit.
PU insole adds long-lasting plushness for a soft step-in feel.
Dri-Lex Dri-Freeze Heel Liner provides heat control for a better on-foot feel.