Oct. 10, 2020

Episode #41 - "Jester" Hikes to Mt. Mitchell

Episode #41 - "Jester" Hikes to Mt. Mitchell

Enjoy this episode as Jester shares with us her hiking weekend in the Black Mountains of Western North Carolina with a hike to Mt. Mitchell and Green Knob Fire Tower.


Jester spends a weekend camping at the Black Mountain Campground in Western North Carolina and shares with us her hikes to Mt. Mitchell, which is the Highest Peak East of the Mississippi, and the Green Knob Fire Tower.

The Death of Elisha Mitchell:
https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2014/06/27/the-death-of-elisha-mitchell

NC High Peaks Association and Friends of Mt. Mitchell State Park:
https://nchighpeaks.org/

Hiking NC Lookout Towers:
https://www.amazon.com/Hiking-North-Carolinas-Lookout-Towers/dp/0895873567

National Geographic Map: Mt. Mitchell & Green Knob:
https://www.amazon.com/Linville-Mitchell-National-Geographic-Illustrated/dp/1566954223

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

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https://www.instagram.com/themstguide/

Connect with Julie "Jester" Gayheart:
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Music provided by: The Okee Dokee Brothers
"Through The Woods"
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