Welcome to the First Day of Winter

SteveR

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What breed of dog? Mine are pretty unenthused when it gets to -20F (-29C), even with boots and warm jackets.
Golden Retriever. She grows a pretty thick coat of extra winter fur especially around the legs and feet, and is usually eager and good for about an hour at -25 C if you keep her moving and thus creating heat. Which is about all we are up for at those temperatures as well! Over the course of 3 goldens now, we have never found boots that reliably stayed on when xc skiing, once they get running on the downhills.
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Bob

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They don't mind cold... Ours used to break ice going in ponds in utah
 

wsp_scott

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Went backpacking in the Smokies a couple days ago, the lows were in the upper 20s at 5000', came home to central KY and the temperature went from 40ish to -5 last night. The high today was 5 and is supposed to be about 15 tomorrow. Last xmas my kids were running around in shorts, not this year :)
 

Kmatjhwy

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Now with soooo much cold Temps with the snow and ice up north. These deserts are being pretty darn nice. Here in Tucson and these environs it will be in the 70s today. In a few days heading towards Ajo and Organ Pipe. Life is Great!
 
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