Corvallis, Montana, with its old-school farming history, may not look like it's on the cutting edge of the Montana tourism industry. After all, with residents, the town is but a speck on the map. But it turns out that little Corvallis is a major player in the fastest-growing form of outdoor recreation in the country: nudism. To be sure, Corvallis isn't a town full of streakers. Quite the contrary.
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The Sun Meadow nudist resort in this region of wheatfields, tall pines and rolling hills offers gated amenities for those who prefer going without. The nudists are at this acre resort for the 61st annual convention of the American Association of Nude Recreation's Northwest regional chapter. This is Sun Meadow's fourth year of operation. Washington also has several "travel clubs" whose members venture to spots such as Sun Meadow. This is the second time Sun Meadow has hosted the convention for the regional group, which has 2, members in Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Montana. The national group has 45, members, and the numbers of the willingly unclothed appear to be growing: There are nudists clubs across the nation, up from in Resort members wander about the lodge's central meeting room, kept at a constant 78 degrees. A couple is seen strolling along a hiking path, walking sticks in hand. A giggling toddler runs through the clubhouse, and children's water toys litter the outdoor pool area.
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He isn't kidding. We were having a good time talking with other couples and he a very large man stripped down to nothing! We were able to ignore what he was doing until the owner became extremely pushy and continually suggested we get naked. After several times he became rude and said if you don't take your clothes off you should leave. The situation became extremely uncomfortable so me and my husband and a handful of other people left.
She lives in the woods of the Ninemile Valley, thirty miles west of Missoula. Our son Mark was on board the drift boat fishing from the back. His bride Ashleysat in the double seat up front, by me. We took turns planting our hips in the brace to try our hand at snagging trout.