He orders a pitcher full of Diet Coke and tells me about how he sees himself as a global ambassador of nudism — with multiple advocacy groups and a political action committee dedicated to destigmatizing nude recreation. As I make my way to leave the Butt Hutt, a man with mussed white hair, an imposing frame and an all-over tan corners me. The fact that Lake Como is a co-op is further reification. Roughly half of the resorts in the area function as not-for-profits. Eventually, I find Rich Pasco on the balcony of a sports bar. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. He explains that when he bought his house in Caliente — one of the first built in — the place still welcomed families, and held the same rules as Lake Como.
Lennox. Age: 20.
He and his wife, Dorothy, grew fond of the practice and started inviting their friends.
Maleah. Age: 22.
Purists v partiers: the battle between two popular nudist resorts
Karyn closes her eyes and lolls her head. That changed when the resort started losing money. Roughly half of the resorts in the area function as not-for-profits. Mike Kush punches the gas on a golf cart, the wind tousling his grizzled ponytail.