"Jester" Section Hiker

"Jester" Section Hiker

The "Jester" Section Hiker is the premier podcast with the spotlight on section hikers!

The stories you will hear are about everyday people who, in addition to their everyday lives, make the commitment to hike long-distance trails where every section is a new beginning.

From National Scenic Trails to National Parks and all Trails in between, listen with your host, Julie “Jester” Gayheart, to hear what it means to be a section hiker and the adventure that awaits them section by section.

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West Coast Section Hikers

Episode #56 - Mary Davison (Medicare Pastor)

Jan. 23, 2021

Jester chats this week with Triple Crown Section Hiker Mary Davison. Mary shares with us about hik…

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #55 -"Jester" 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 18, 19, 20)

Jan. 16, 2021

Jester continues her pursuit to hike the 40 Day Hikes featured in the Book, Great Day Hikes ON Nort…

West Coast Section Hikers

Episode #54 - Colleen Drake (Teacup)

Jan. 9, 2021

Colleen "Teacup" Drake joins Jester on Episode #54 of the Podcast. Colleen shares her love and pas…

Episode #53 - Kathryn Herndon-Powell

Jan. 2, 2021

Jester speaks with Kathryn Herndon-Powell, Education and Outreach Coordinator with the Appalachian …

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #52 - "Jester" 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 15 - 17)

Dec. 26, 2020

Jester continues her pursuit to hike the 40 Day Hikes featured in the Book, Great Day Hikes ON Nort…

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #51 - "Jester" 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hike 14)

Dec. 19, 2020

Jester introduces us today to the town of Elkin, NC. Hike #14 from the book Great Day Hikes ON Nort…

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #50 - Josh "PBS" Smith

Dec. 12, 2020

Jester chats with Josh "PBS" Smith and shares his journey to the creation of The MST Guide App. Tu…

Episode #49 - Jester, Mud Butt, and Mighty Blue

Dec. 5, 2020

Welcome to the "One Year Anniversary" episode of the "Jester" Section Hiker Podcast! Tune in as Je…

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