2019 Centennial Information:

The Centennial Committee has found interesting information in our archives.
** indicates newly linked info.

  • Article"Fun Afoot" (The Plain Dealer 05/16/1980)
  • Article "Lausche Beseiged By Plea to Save Whipp's Ledges" (Cleveland News 12/27/1954)
  • Article "Save Whipp's Ledges cartoon" (Cleveland News 12/27/1954)
  • Article"Sunday Hikers to Follow Route of Club" (Cleveland News 3/21/1953)
  • Article "They Take Nature's Challenge in Stride" (Scoop-Journal-Leader 3/7/1971)
  • Article "Nature, Smog vie in Flats" (The Plain Dealer 5/5/1977)
  • Article on hiker Jay Beswick
  • Article "Mystery Afoot With Hiking Club" (The Plain Dealer 12/2/1991)

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    We are the 101-year-old Cleveland Hiking Club over 1,100 members strong. We offer between 390-460 hikes in the North East Ohio region on a monthly basis for hikers of all fitness levels. Every day we offer hikes of different difficulties and durations, at different times, and at various locations. You do not need to be a member of the club to join us on a hike; spend some time on our website to learn more then come and take a hike with us! You’ll be glad you did; but be careful, hiking is addictive!

    100th anniversary of the 1st hike


    Safety and Health Notes

    Including numerous articles, updated with: Hiking Hazards


    Club News and Info

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    02/15/2020 From: Matt Collings, Chief Pathfinder
    Sign up to lead hikes during May and June via the link in the Members Only section on the Hike leader information page. The deadline is 3/15/20.

    The 2019 hiking data has been posted on the Hiker Data page in the members only section.

    02/11/2020 From: Matt Collings, Chief Pathfinder
    The March and April schedules have been posted to the schedules and mobile pages.

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