Topless women mark nature hikes with 'empowering' photos
August 2, 2020
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lauren Robison had been waiting for the right moment.
In awe of the views near the end of a hike through Black Canyon in Gunnison, she thought, "Yup, this is the one."
It helped, too, that no one else was around.
Robison planted her feet among some wildflowers. She took her shirt off. And her sports bra. She lifted up her arms and stood with her body facing the big, beautiful canyon.
As a friend took her photo, the Colorado Springs woman was nervous.
"Oh my gosh," she thought at first. "I have my shirt off in public."
Seconds later, all she could think about...