Law enforcement authorities say they see so few nude hikers, even on Naked Hiking Day, that they don't consider it a big problem. Managers of the Appalachian Trail , where the tradition is sometimes observed by those trekking from Georgia to Maine, also discourage nudity. Without the protection of fabric, you might as well cover yourself with honey and lay in an ant pile. Any exposure is technically illegal to anyone other than a doctor, nurse or spouse. Learn how your comment data is processed.
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We are all thankful for our hiking buddies. You know what yesterday was right? However, it is clear that "Hike Naked Day" spawned from some of this midsummer folklore. No one was arrested or troubled, and there was no police involvement.
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It is one of the many offshoots of the nudist lifestyle that include skydiving, cycling and whitewater rafting. It has been wildly successful, to say the least. We just want to be completely transparent. Hidden categories: Learn how your comment data is processed.
Advice is abundant for first timers such as hiking shoes do not violate the spirit of the event, apply sunscreen frequently and liberally to places not often exposed to light, chafing is common with backpacks and ticks are easier to spot with the less you have on your body. Photo courtesy of Jacob Rex. More Pins. Copyright Scripps Media, Inc. It's just enjoyment.