Category Archives: Hiking

The Cleveland Way, Day 1, Helmsley to Sutton Bank

Actual Hike: Helmsley to BoltbyExpected Mileage: 10Actual Mileage From B&B to B&B: 14.5Times We Got Separated From the Trail: 1 (for 4 miles)When We Discovered Detailed Trail Description in our Hiking Materials:  End of Day Accommodations:  Willow Tree B&BRating: Fabulous!!Date: … Continue reading

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Helmsley-The Beginning of An Adventure

I don’t remember why, but we took a cab from York to Helmsley. John seems to remember the train took too long and neither of us wanted to take a bus. The travel was initially complicated by a traffic problem … Continue reading

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Walking the Cleveland Way-The What, Why and How

Since we are not traveling at the moment, I thought I would dig into the archives and write about a walking trip that we took in May 2018. Looking back, I was not blogging in 2018 so this trip went … Continue reading

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Freezing in Frozen Head, Spicewood Trail 2-7-2020

A week of warm weather and damaging rain ended in a drop in temperature and light snow. We had planned to backpack Friday night but the remembrance of a winter night years ago, spent in Frozen Head on the very … Continue reading

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Easing Back into Hiking, North Old Mac Trail, 1-26-2020…

Last weekend as January was winding down, John, Katie and I headed to Frozen Head State Park to ease back into hiking. Frozen Head is located in Morgan County between the towns of Petros and Wartburg. The land was purchased … Continue reading

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January 2020-it’s a wrap……

January is going out similar to the way it came in-chilly and dreary. It was a good month by all accounts though it fell a little short of what my active self would have liked. On the rare occasion I … Continue reading

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