Is it O.K. to hike naked?

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Jan 23rd, 2004, 07:50 AM
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Is it O.K. to hike naked?

So you want to do something completely different for your next holiday?

How about an 850 mile hike in the nude?

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article...974094,00.html

Will it ever catch on?

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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:08 AM
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As long as you are not overweight - it is OK I guess ))))))))))))
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:13 AM
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Actually, there is also a whole series of nude races that are held in nudist clubs.

The Wall Street Journal did a story several years ago, about a Nude Volleyball Championship. Apparently several non nudist collegiate types...took off thier clothes to compete.

And you figured that this was just at roll.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:17 AM
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Don't their bare feet get awfully sore? And what about brambles?
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:18 AM
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If you don't mind scratches all over your body and insect bites, go for it!
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:34 AM
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I suppose it would be o.k. if they remembered to use sun screen.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:39 AM
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Brambles? what body parts are those? (wink...)

I suppose that this means that the UK isnow the world's largest nudist camp?

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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:42 AM
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Watch out!!!!! little john might get a cold !!! lol lol lol !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:47 AM
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I guess you'll have your pole in your hand.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:49 AM
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What if it's not fitting into hand ?
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 09:23 AM
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Many people run the San Frnacisco "Bay to Breakers" race in the nude.

Most of those folks really should cover themselves. *shudder* In my experience, people I'd WANT to see nude are not the ones who show themselves off. Bleah
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 09:40 AM
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This thread reminds me of the terrifying experience I had at the Gellert Spa in Budapest where I ended up in a pool room with many naked male and female Eastern Europeans, my eyes haven't been the same since......
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 10:02 AM
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Koshka,

Most people that enjoy nude recreation do it because it feels good. They don't do it to show off. It is called body accpetance, they accept how they are.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 10:09 AM
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Regardless of whoever said what I still think they do it to shock others.
If it feels good and you know that majority people run clothed - please, get nude around your house.
Not mentioning that most of nude bodies do NOT look good !!!
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 10:09 AM
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If it feels good do it? No matter who is watching?

Some things on some people are better left unseen! (IMHO)
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 10:31 AM
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<<Some things on some people are better left unseen! (IMHO)>>

This is the whole concept behind the "burka" (sp?) - - right?

So do why you expose so much of YOUR skin, Natalia? Your chin, your ankles, your wrists... appalling!

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Jan 23rd, 2004, 10:35 AM
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Hmmmm....seems to me that you people have never skinny dipped.

For the record, nude recreation is non-sexual. A clothed beach is much more erotic...but a nude beach feels so much better.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 11:21 AM
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I think hiking nude on the lee shore of Lewis Lake in Yellowstone on a hot summer day would be an exhilarating experience. There is soft breeze coming off of the water that wafts away the presperation and keeps you feeling cool and refreshed.

Just don't try eating while you walk.
The mosquitos are large enough to take your sandwich or candy bar.

We tried camping there once but after I had to hit two of the mosquitos with my axe to make them put my young son down we decided to go elsewhere.
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Jan 23rd, 2004, 11:32 AM
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Maybe I am wearing a burka, Rex!

Well, you are a doctor so you were trained to look at less than lovely bodies and get paid for it!

I think sand in certain crevasses at a nude beach would be less than "better", but I am not against nudity, really.

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Jan 23rd, 2004, 11:35 AM
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Natalia,

At a nude beach people still sit on towels.

Sand washes right off you when you are nude(like taking a shower). Sand and chafing vcan be a problem when wearing a bathing suit.
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