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I Hike Barefoot

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    Its Fun,but Hurts Sometimes

    I go hiking barefoot as much as possible,and sometimes the paths are taxing on the feet,not forest hikes or mountain hikes as such,but occasionally you land on a gravel road,and when its uphill or flat ground,its still managable,but hiking barefeet becomes a bit painfull when you...
    kaalpoter kaalpoter 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Not The Only One..

    I thought i was te only one that dumped the shoes and socks after work and go barefoot in the inner city...but i was wrong.Lately I have noticed in the city,a young guy thaT passes me every day as I go to work,and he too is barefeet in the inner city,and i like to see that,it...
    kaalpoter kaalpoter 51-55, M Feb 7, 2013

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    It's finally barefoot weather! It feels so great to go outside and feel the ground under my feet. I think I'll go on a shoeless hike tomorrow. My feet are tender from being in...
    howie79 howie79 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I like to go places. When hiking you can go to some awesome places. You can see a high-mountain lake you can only reach by hiking. You can stand on a peak and look out on miles and...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M Mar 18

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    For years I suffered a variety of foot problems, bunions, gout, bad knees, etc. Then about 5 years ago I began reading about the benefits of going barefoot, how shoes are...
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I went for a day hike earlier. It was not easy, but that's why I enjoyed it. I love pushing my own limits as long as it's not boring the way the gym is to me. The trail was pretty...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 Mar 7

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    Shoes are an accessory (like a corset) that I have no use for (most times). To me shoes are more like safety glasses that should only be worn when necessary (I only use safety...
    Barefooted Barefooted 41-45, M Mar 12

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    When I think of summer, one of the first thoughts that come to my mind is about barefoot girls. I have always wanted to have a girlfriend for whom summer means going barefoot...
    LoneNightWanderer LoneNightWanderer 26-30, M Mar 9

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    I love shopping barefoot. I've gone into malls, stores, supermarkets & c-stores in my bare feet, with mixed results. Sometimes I've gotten kicked out, other times I've walked...
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was working in the Ocala area and had the opportunity to hike a portion of the Florida Trail in the middle of the state one summer afternoon. The particular trailhead I parked at...
    ffurter66 ffurter66 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Hello all,I'm looking to hike the entire AT trail in PA this July or August. As of now.. It's just me and the pooch. I would like someone to accompany me this summer.. so if you're...
    JustACollegeKidWC JustACollegeKidWC 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    And wish I could all the time. But every time I go anywhere without shoes or socks, someone has to say Something and make me feel embarrassed or ashamed. Why is that? It feels...
    Scully318 Scully318 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I happened to be barefoot yesterday when I was offered a new job! Been hoping for a callback for a long time. I might not wear shoes or socks til at least I start ;)
    Freefeet4 Freefeet4 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I absolutely love to go barefoot outside whenever I get the chance! It feels so nice to feel the earth beneath your soles so you can really connect with Mother Nature! Just the...
    Dellxx5 Dellxx5 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Here's my point; when you wear shoes you are just walking on the same thing everyday but if you are barefoot you are more aware of your surroundings and you experience it all...
    doc15 doc15 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 9

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    I don't own any slippers and always go barefoot about about my house. I have always been like this and even as a kid my mother could never keep slippers on my feet.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18

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    I like going through the house barefoot even though I have cold feet
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Going barefoot through mud is one of my guilty pleasures. I always get a childlike sense of excitement from slipping my shoes and socks off outdoors, then wiggling my toes at the...
    laserdanb laserdanb 18-21, M Mar 19

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    What a beautiful day to get outdoors. There is a trail system that goes from one end of town to the other. It's the first time we explored that part of it. For now the trails...
    DamselinDuluth DamselinDuluth 36-40, F Mar 14

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    I love it sooooo much. I'm always hiking and finding new spots in the woods for me to lay in and just forget about the world. It's my daily excercise cause I do it for hours and...
    lilly756 lilly756 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello All, I plan on hiking the entire AT trail in PA this July or August. As of now.. it's just me and the pooch. I would love to gather a group. If you're thinking about...
    JustACollegeKidWC JustACollegeKidWC 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Yes I do! In the sand, wood floor and carpet but NOT in a concrete tile or marble.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 9

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    its natural, humans didn't for the most part wear shoes until the last 2000-2500 yrs plus ur feet dont get all nasty with fungus and ****, and while im at it **** socks too their...
    curvelover30 curvelover30 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 10

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    My husband sent me this picture. He said it sums me up perfectly. I think he's right.
    Ftyi Ftyi 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    And I think my greatest challenge so far are my own family...
    Barefooted Barefooted 41-45, M Mar 16

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    I am so glad the weather is nice enough now that I can walk around outside without shoes on...now I just need to paint my toes so they look presentable!
    gingersammy gingersammy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I would love to be a stay at home mommy and just take care of my kids and my man. Being kept pregnant would be so hot.
    KKfromvine KKfromvine 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I have recently bought a new motorbike, and when I ride it I obviously need to wear my boots for protection. But when I get home, my feet are killing me as they're not used to...
    BarefootNorthWest BarefootNorthWest 31-35, M Mar 18

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    I got told off for taking off my rubber lab clogs. I am justa rebel I guess. Time for coffee.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I can't stand wearing socks in the house, or slippers. There is absolutely no way for me to fall asleep with socks on. This is why I love the beach, I can just walk on the sand...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel free when I go outside in bare foot.
    sakuma9 sakuma9 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm looking for a serious breeder I'm ovalating now and can relocate message me if your interested
    tacohellokitty1 tacohellokitty1 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Lance was auditioning for the part in the school play to portray Tarzan's son. The director had him read his lines and then had him take off his shirt. His smooth, tan chest whooed...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    They called it "The Perch"It was the little shelter we lived in last summer, tucked away in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. I applied for an internship to help out a family...
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Not much of an experience is it?, when I havent really yet.. But!, I have done alot of day hikes in past with family, to the tops of mountains in Norway, and Austria. We have...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 8

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    At this time, I had moved schools after the time of my first story when my footshyness was developed. I was 9 with size 6 feet. (BTW I'm now 20 with size 12 feet.) I went to my...
    JamesCarter2027 JamesCarter2027 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I love to be barefoot, & I go barefoot any chance I get. I'm always barefoot at home, & if I have to wear shoes of some kind I wear sandals or flip-flops so my feet & toes are...
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My daughter was born at only 25 weeks. She had some mild bleeding in her brain.As a tiny infant we were told that she had some stiffness on one side of her body, but we wouldn't...
    raquiellet raquiellet 36-40, F Mar 3

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    I've had my shoes taken off, usually when I've fainted before. Actually, every time I've fainted, my shoes have been removed. The first time in 4th grade, I fainted at choir...
    countrygirlrachel countrygirlrachel 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    This was written awhile back and I am not sure if the nerd- thigh guy of #6 (0r the others mentioned) are still posting as I have not seen them in awhile, still most of it is still...
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Take it from me, as a nurse, it is very healthy to be barefoot whenever you can. Heels, arches and toes all strengthen and become miraculously pain free when unrestrained by shoes...
    LizzieLost LizzieLost 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    would love to start an area guys naturist group DFW area of TX for locating places to hike nude, camp nude, enjoy nature & nudity together - organized local 'nudist camps' are OK...
    billytex1 billytex1 61-65, M Mar 5