Barefoot in Iowa cold

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  1. Tyler J L

    Tyler J L Barefooters
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    So what all do you do to still go barefoot in the cold weather Iowa has. If at all?
     
  2. Tim Hammond

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    Hey Tyler, I established some bottom temperatures for myself long ago. If the ground is dry I can go out at about 19 degrees at the lowest. I have done a few runs as low as 16 though. If the ground is wet (rain or snow) I generally put on fivefingers below 40. If I will be running through snow of any depth I can make it about a 1/4 mile straight without problems. The one time I ran a mile or more in snow of 4-6 inches deep it resulted in severe frost nip (maybe frost bite). It took about a day for my feet to recover.
     
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  3. Barefoot TJ

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    I got to about 27 F as long as it was dry. If it's wet and below freezing, forgetaboutit!

    Welcome to the BRS!
     
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  4. Tyler J L

    Tyler J L Barefooters
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    Well I hope they're doing better now.
     
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  5. Tim Hammond

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    Oh yeah. That was about 17 years ago. I regularly follow the limits I posted before. NBD.
     
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