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April 20, 2007

Mecca Hills Hike Today

Not long ago I was asked by the Palm Springs Pumpers [NSFW] to lead them on a nude hike during their semi-annual Palm Springs Pump Weekend. So I had a route all planned out to accomodate their needs (eh, they may not all be hikers). Unfortunately, today arrived with fresh snow clouds sitting on top of the mountains and a chilly breeze everywhere else. What this valley needs is a wild hot spring out in the desert where we could go hang out naked.

Much to my surprise, people showed up for the hike, including one from Florida who said he thought the weather was fine. We headed out to Mecca Hills and did our thing. The complete set of photos is here, and I'm doing something different with them this time. Not long ago Flickr added the ability for me to label a photo as "Safe," "Moderate" or "Restricted." Flickr users who choose to see moderate or restricted photos can do so. This is separate and apart from the Public and Private designations they already have. All of the photos in this set (except one) are public, but some are marked as moderate. I believe you must be a registered Flickr user with the appropriate settings in your account to see moderate or restricted photos.

IOW, it's your decision now, not mine.

Also, all these photos are geotagged and mapped, and I've added them to yesterday's Box Canyon Road photos.

UPDATE: Here's a photo from MadeIn1953.
Ron in Mecca Hills

Filed under Naturism-Nudism,Photography | permalink | April 20, 2007 at 03:09 PM


Will be in PS Jan thru April and would like to nude hike. Can you help me find a contact for all male nude hiking? Much appreciated.

Posted by: Bob at Dec 4, 2017 6:04:33 PM

Hi Ron,
I am visiting Palm Springs the first week in December. Will the weather be warm enough for a nude hike? Are you leading any hikes during that time period?

Posted by: David Jakel at Nov 2, 2013 4:03:20 PM

Hi Ron,

Same question as Paul. 6 of us are coming from Chicago to stay at Desert Sun. What is the closest spot to P.S. to do some nude hiking? Thanks

Posted by: John at Oct 27, 2012 1:40:10 PM

Hi Ron,

I'm going to be visiting Palm Springs and I have a friend who wants to go nude hiking. He asked me to look into a good safe secluded place to go.

If you could give me specific directions to this place it would be much appreciated. Thanks,


Posted by: Paul Efrosinis at Dec 25, 2011 7:57:26 AM

No, same composition as other humans, mostly water, a lot of carbon, some calcium, proteins holding it all together, ya know.

Posted by: Ron's Log at Apr 26, 2007 10:25:01 PM

Judging by the photo, all the hiking has led to improved body composition.

Posted by: at Apr 26, 2007 6:02:56 PM

Just as I thought. "Pumpers" does refer to uphill bicycling.

Posted by: at Apr 21, 2007 4:48:28 PM

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