Stories of cold-weather barefoot hiking in nearby parks ... because it's a lot of fun, great conditioning, and a nice challenge to really push one's limits! When the air is warm, the ground and the snow aren't really so cold and there's little or no risk of frostbite.
|On the ice: a slick little loop around Prospect Hill (Feb 2018)|
|Casual participation in a group hike in the Fells (Feb 2018, and includes some discussion on winter barefooting in general)|
|An afternoon in Breakheart Reservation: soft-snow sensations, along with a little storm cleanup (Mar 2018)|
|Deep snowfootin' in Ward Reservation, a Trustees property (late Mar 2018)|
|Walking on water in the Fells: a three-reservoir ice traverse and fun mixed-terrain midwinter loop (Feb 2019)|
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