Hocking Hills Winter Hike

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Lace up your snow boots and head to the Hocking Hills this Saturday, Jan. 21, for the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike.

It's a tradition that spans six miles and nearly fifty years and is held snow or shine.

More than 5,000 hikers are expected to walk the marked route that day. Hikers are welcome to warm up with complimentary refreshments before and after the hike which starts from the Old Man's Cave Visitor's Center.Layered clothes and sturdy shoes are just a couple of the recommendations.

For a full list of clothing and hiking tips as well as pictures from previous hikes, visit: www.heartofhocking.com and click on Winter Hike 2012.

Event: Annual Winter Hike at Hocking Hills

Date: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012

Time: Continuous starts from 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Start: Old Man's Cave Visitor's Center

Cost: Free, donations are encouraged

-Kristen Maetzold