Hiker Safety Episodes

October 23, 2021

Episode #95 - Jester and Austin

Co-host Austin Wallis joins Jester this week as they share about the "12th Essential", trip planning, and risk assessment.

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October 09, 2021

Episode #93 - Nancy East

Jester shares with us her recent chat with Nancy East. Nancy shares with us her love for the Smoky Mountains, her recent "mombattical", and why she joined a SAR Team.

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October 02, 2021

Episode #92 - Dani Beau

Dani Beau joins Jester this week to share her experiences in Search and Rescue, and her success because of her survival skills on the reality television series Naked and Afraid.

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July 24, 2021

Episode #82 - Sally Guyton Fowler & Terri Kidder

Jester shares her talk with Terri Kidder and Sally Guyton Fowler. Terri and Sally share those early moments when the family realized in 2016 PCT Hiker Kris "Sherpa" Fowler might be in trouble.

Hiker Safety Kris "Sherpa" Fowler - Missing PCT Hiker

June 12, 2021

Episode #76 - "Jester" Day Hike Gear List (Summer 2021)

Jester shares her updated Day Hike Gear List for Summer 2021. Find out what gear has been replaced, being tested, and Jester's Summer 2021 hiking plans.

Hiker Safety Section Hiking Prep Series

April 03, 2021

Episode #66 - Cathy Tarr (Fowler-O'Sullivan Foundation)

Jester introduces us this week to Cathy Tarr, the Executive Director for the Fowler-O'Sullivan Foundation. The Fowler-O'Sullivan foundation mission is to assist families of missing hikers.

Hiker Safety Kris "Sherpa" Fowler - Missing PCT Hiker

March 27, 2021

Episode #65 - Section Hiking Prep (Part 4)

Jester and Wheezy Pee are back this week with Section Hiking Prep (Part 4). In this Episode we chat the 10 Essentials, Leave No Trace, and Safety Plan.

Hiker Safety Section Hiking Prep Series

March 20, 2021

Episode #64 - Section Hiking Prep (Part 3)

Jester and Wheezy Pee are back this week with Section Hiking Prep (Part 3). In this Episode we chat Clothes, Food, and Electronics.

Hiker Safety Section Hiking Prep Series

March 13, 2021

Episode #63 - Section Hiking Prep (Part 2)

Jester and Wheezy Pee are back this week with Section Hiking Prep (Part 2). In this Episode we chat Feet, Packs, and the "Big 3" when it comes to hiking gear.

Hiker Safety Section Hiking Prep Series

March 06, 2021

Episode #62 - Section Hiking Prep (Part 1)

Jester brings to you for the month of March a new series of shows focusing on prepping for a Section Hike. Jester also brings back Section Hiker Maria Wishart aka Wheezy Pee to join in on the fun.

Hiker Safety Section Hiking Prep Series

January 02, 2021

Episode #53 - Kathryn Herndon-Powell

Jester speaks with Kathryn Herndon-Powell, Education and Outreach Coordinator with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy about the importance of Leave No Trace.

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