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HillwalkerDundee

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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2019, 11:55:02 PM »
Naked hiking and swimming is something i have done ever since i was a youngster. I have been out walking the Sidlaws naked for five of the last seven days. This morning me and a couple of lads i know went for a naked hike lasting a few hours. I will be walking by myself tomorrow morning

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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2019, 09:34:10 PM »
Weather is cold up there? How do you adapt to cold? Sounds nicely remote though.
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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2019, 01:55:21 PM »

Wow HillwalkerDundee!
You must be a very hardy soul if the Dundee you refer to is in Scotland rather than South Africa or Illinois!...oh wait...Sidlaws are indeed Scotland!
Lots of interesting questions arise:  What temperatures were you hiking in?  Do you take any special precautions e.g. stopping to clothe to warm up for a bit (like Steve Gough did)?  I guess you keep fairly warm through the activity. 
What weather conditions do you look for and what conditions would you not go out in?
Do you ever have encounters?  How do others react if so?
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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2019, 02:42:58 PM »
Lots of UK naturists walk in cold weather. I was out yesterday. The temperature was between 1 - 3 deg C. There was no wind and the sun was out. It was a bit parky out of the sun. Once in the sun being naked and keeping moving was the usual glorious sensation it usually is. The trick is to keep moving and ensure the extremities are not cold so I did keep a hat on and at times gloves. I had no encounters.

A few weeks ago just before Christmas I was walking in open moorland at an exposed 500 metres. I saw the mist coming down and it really was just that little bit too cold to be safely totally naked. I put on a light thermal shirt with long sleeves and shorts. I met quite a few people as I walked along a broad ridge. Most commented on my lack of clothes. Goodness knows what they would have said if I'd been naked. They'd probably called for the men in white coats. Without exception they were all wearing cagoules and long trousers. I did stop for a bite to eat and found that after a few minutes I needed another light layer.

We must be a hardy lot here with the Atlantic weather and even colder stuff from the North Pole and Siberia!

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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #34 on: January 24, 2019, 03:43:26 PM »
The Cotswolds were the Cotscolds on Tuesday, even had some snow mixed in with the rain at times. I clocked about four miles of a ten mile hile naked, like Davie I was in shorts and thin fleece the rest of the time and was congratulated on my hardiness - if they’d seen me the rest of the time ...

I find that I acclimatise quite quickly to the cold, and like Davie setting a brisk pace soon warms things up and up on the top of the wolds can be quite exhilarating.

The policeman who stopped by the car as I was getting dressed was very friendly, too, just wanted to check I was OK as people walking around naked was a bit unusual.
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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #35 on: January 24, 2019, 04:23:12 PM »
Proves that the Police can care rather than just be officious. It seems that by and large we are getting thing right this side of the pond. The challenge is for the "New World" to take the UK as an example. BN are exhibiting at the National Camping, Caravanning and Motorhome show between the 19 - 24 February. Its good to see that we are, perhaps after long last, starting to preach to the unconverted.

Every one who accepts naturism, even if its not for them is one less to be aggressive when they see us out and about. I've started to carry BNs "What is naturism" leaflets in my rucksack. I haven't handed any out yet but I expect the day will come. "Like the Scouts I want to be "Be Prepared" they say

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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2019, 04:32:53 PM »
Good for BN.  I wish we had organizations this side of the pond who would promote free range naturism. 
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Re: New converts to FRN
« Reply #37 on: January 24, 2019, 05:15:20 PM »
A local non-landed club has had a table at our county fair. I've never been to the fair, however, so that's the extent of what I know about it and I don't know if they had one last time or not.