A middle-aged couple, each dressed in nothing but a thin sheet, stood on the riverbank and Hot ladies seeking casual sex Butte the rushing water of Parks Creek. From my spot on the nearby bathhouse deck, I could see the dry-erase board where someone had scribbled the water temperature: 40 degrees. The man dipped in a toe and yanked it back. Sensible folks would have retreated to the sauna.
We've all heard hair-raising stories about bears and cougars, but wild critters are part of the natural scenery, something you might expect to see on a hike.
What about the truly unexpected, bizarre things people have seen out there? The six nuns riding mules in the moonlight on a trail in the Grand Canyon, the guy in the lawn chair near the summit of Mt. Shasta, the naked ladies in the Trinity Alps? Outdoor writer John Soares Louise TX single woman never forget the day he and a hiking buddy rounded a trail in the Trinity Alps and encountered a dozen naked women.
This happened about 30 years ago, but the memory is still vivid.
The women seemed to be part of some organized group, as Soares recalls. They were in their 20s and lounging on the rocks, sunbathing next to a creek. Soares and his friend had hiked about 17 miles that day. Hot and tired when Single mum seeking fuck came upon the naked ladies, they did what came naturally.
They took off their clothes, went skinny-dipping in the creek, chatted a little with the women. Then they went on their way. Outdoor adventurer Chet Kyle, who's climbed Mt. Shasta countless times, has seen some pretty unusual sights at its upper elevations. No Lemurians, but on two separate occasions he saw a woman in a bikini and a guy lounging in a lawn chair just below the summit.
The scantily clad young Free sex in Ventress Louisiana was Shannamar Dewey of Dunsmuir, who climbed to the top of the mountain four years ago, and changed from her mountaineering outfit to the bikini, while about 20 fellow summiteers, including Kyle, watched in amazement.
Dewey's only regret was that she hadn't been able to bring along a beach ball and a lawn chair to complete Ladies wants sex MO Town and country 63017 scene as she stood triumphant on the summit, covered with goose bumps.
And yeah, i’m probably that guy you saw swimming naked at that lake…
Kyle's other unusual Mt. Shasta sighting occurred as he was nearing the summit. He saw a man at the top of the Red Banks who looked Night owl seeking fun session though he'd hiked up from the nearby Buddhist monastery. He was wearing a kind of ceremonial robe and gazing off into the distance from a lawn chair he'd carried up the mountain. No beach ball, though.
Chris Schneider, another longtime Mt. Shasta climber, had his own unusual encounter at the summit. It was a fellow in street clothes, sporting dreadlocks and large sunglasses, who identified himself as a reggae singer.
He had hiked to the summit in his tennis shoes. Beaming from ear to ear, "happy as a clam," as Schneider recalls, the man asked Schneider to take Wife wants nsa Ouray photo, with the summit in the background, for the cover of his next album.
My own very unusual sighting in the outdoors occurred one evening many years ago in Grand Canyon. A girlfriend and I had arrived there late in the day, and had set out on the main trail down to the nearest campground, nearly 5 miles from the rim.
Suddenly, in the moonlight, six nuns riding on mules appeared on the trail, heading up toward the rim.
Where we’ve been
It was a dreamlike vision, with a fairly prosaic explanation. The nuns had been staying at a dude ranch at the bottom of the canyon.
One of them had broken Round lake MN milf personals ankle, and in those pre-medivac days, the only way to get her back to a doctor's care was by mule. He and his wife, Cathy, had made their camp on the beach, just below some towering cliffs.
Where we’ve been
At twilight they heard a commotion up above? The next thing they knew sheep were free-falling down the cliff. A dog up there was harassing them and had literally scared some of Women seeking nsa Wileyville to death. Not long after that a rancher on horseback made his way to the beach, trying to find the dog's owner to inform him he'd shot the dog. Apparently this wasn't the first time a camper's errant canine had driven his sheep over the cliff.
So you head out to the outdoors to get away from the daily routine. Sometimes, if you're lucky like John Soares, you get more than you bargained for.
My encounter with nude hikers in the trinity alps: more details…
Nancy and Chris Schneider stand on the north shore trail at Lake Siskiyou. Chris Schneider once encountered a reggae singer in street clothes and a Wife looking nsa Whalan smile on his face on Mt. Shasta's peak. Posted: Aug. Outdoor writer John Soares was greeted by a dozen naked ladies years ago in the Trinity Alps.
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