July 2, 2022

Episode #131 - Benjy Brown (Doc)

Episode #131 - Benjy Brown (Doc)

Benjy Brown or also known as "Doc" shares with Jester his love for the Mountains To Sea Trail, his love for North Carolina, and his strategy for catching sunsets and sunrises while he's out on the MST!


Welcome to episode #9 in Jester's series of shows this summer titled, "Jester's Class of 2022 Section Hikers". Jester shares with us her fun chat with Benjy "Doc" Brown. Jester and Benjy chat about his love for the Mountains To Sea Trail, his love for North Carolina History, why he enjoys walking on the road portions of the MST, and fills us in on his section hiking plans this summer to complete the MST for a second time.

Thanks for Listening and Happy Section Hiking!

Jester's Class of 2022 Section Hikers - Playlist:
https://www.hikingradionetwork.com/show/jester-section-hiker/category/jesters-class-of-2022-section-hikers/

Connect with Benjy Brown:
Email: brownba@guilford.edu

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/coffee_beans_737

Connect with Julie "Jester" Gayheart:
Email: jester@jestersectionhiker.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jestersectionhiker/

Gear Lists & More: https://solo.to/jestersectionhiker

Music for the Podcast provided by:
The Okee Dokee Brothers - "Through The Woods"
http://www.okeedokee.org/

Benjy "Doc" Brown Profile Photo

Benjy "Doc" Brown

Teacher

Benjy "Doc" Brown is a lifelong North Carolina resident and adventurer. Benjy completed the Mountains to Sea Trail in 2020 by paddling the Neuse River. He is 860 miles into completing the MST again, going the opposite way as the first time. Benjy has section hiked from short morning hikes to multiple day hikes. "Doc" teaches 8th grade Social Studies, NC history, and likes to use his travels to document the history of NC for his students. He has two children, Alexander and Hannah, 21 and 19. They are playing in the band at Appalachian State University. Benjy looks forward to many upcoming adventures and following wherever the trails lead.