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Hey I was wondering if anyone knows how...

Hey I was wondering if anyone knows how these compare to other merrell barefoots as far as trail running is concerned? I've never had barefoot shoes before. Because I never really wear shoes anyway but I thought these might be a good compromise to me leaving muddy footprints all over the house. I'm just not sure which version would be best in the mountains.

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IMO, the first thing you need to consider when getting a pair of barefoot shoes is how they fit your foot. It doesn't matter if it's the best on the trail if it is uncomfortable to you. Beyond that, I'm not a runner, so I can't speak to that specifically, but I can say that the Lithe seems to offer a little more structure and support when compared to the Pace or Dash so it may be better for gnarly terrain.