Oh, I really dislike these guys. They are like 1950’s grade B movie big. They also like to live close to other Orb Weavers.
Early morning trails can have webs exactly at face level. It’s a big spider thing.
The strands of large ones are very strong, like fishing line strong.
Best thing you can is wave a big stick in front of you while walking. Or walk slow and let Ellen go first, that works too.