Sept. 19, 2020

Episode #38 - Jim Grode (Trail Resource Manager, Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail)

Episode #38 - Jim Grode (Trail Resource Manager, Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail)

Jim Grode, Trail Resource Manager for the Friends of the Mountains to Sea trail joins Jester to chat Trail Maps, Guidebooks, and more!


Have you ever wondered how your favorite trail organization keeps up with maintaining all their trail maps, guidebooks, and website? Jim Grode, Trail Resource Manager for the Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail Organization, joins Jester on today's episode to share with us just how some of that is done.

Jim also talks with us about his most recent book, Great Day Hikes On North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail. Jim walks us through how the book was created and who the book was created for. Jester and Jim also talk about the "40 Hike Challenge" that coincides with the book!

Thanks for listening and Happy Section Hiking!

Connect with Jim Grode (Trail Resource Manager - MST):
Email: jgrode@mountainstoseatrail.org

Website: https://mountainstoseatrail.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mountains-to-Sea-Trail-144643271890/

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

Great Day Hikes On North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail:
https://stores.portmerch.com/mountainstoseatrail/featured-products/great-day-hikes-on-north-carolina-s-mountain-to-sea-trail.html

And a Big Thank You to our show Sponsor, The MST Guide by Pocket Trails.  Providing up-to-date maps and extensive trail information, Pocket Trails plans to give MST hikers everything they need to know, both when they need it and in the palm of their hand. The MST Guide App is now available in the Google Play Store and coming to the iPhone very soon! 

The MST Guide App by Pocket Trails:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.pockettrails.themstguide

The MST Guide on Instagram: 
https://www.instagram.com/themstguide/

Connect with Julie "Jester" Gayheart:
Email: jesternc2212@gmail.com

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jesterhikes

Connect with Hiking Radio Network:
Website: https://www.hikingradionetwork.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HikingRN/

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

Music provided by: The Okee Dokee Brothers
"Through The Woods"
www.okeedokee.org