Episodes

Episode #59 - Justin Mullins

Feb. 13, 2021

Jester shares with us this week her hike with Section Hiker Justin Mullins. Justin chats weight loss, Appalachian Trail, Allegheny Trail, and shoe fittings.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #58 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 24, 25, 26)

Feb. 6, 2021

Jester progresses forward completing the "40 Hike Challenge" from the Book, Great Day Hikes ON North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail. Tune in to hear about Hikes 24, 25, 26, and Part II with Tara Dower.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #57 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 21, 22, 23)

Jan. 30, 2021

Jester continues hiking across the State of North Carolina completing the "40 Hike Challenge" from the Book, Great Day Hikes ON North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail. Hear all about Hikes 21, 22, and 23 in today's Episode …

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 hiking at age 60 and completing the AT, PCT, and CDT by the time she turned 76.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #55 - 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 North Carolina's Mountains To Sea Trail. Today's Episode focuses on Hikes 18, 19, and 20.

Episode #54 - Colleen Drake (Teacup)

Jan. 9, 2021

Colleen "Teacup" Drake joins Jester on Episode #54 of the Podcast. Colleen shares her love and passion for the trails of the Pacific Northwest and her "Rules for Section Hiking".

Episode #53 - Kathryn Herndon-Powell

Jan. 2, 2021

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

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #52 - 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 North Carolina's Mountains To Sea Trail. Today's Episode focuses on Hikes 15, 16, and 17.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #51 - 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 North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail centers around the town of Elkin.

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. Tune in to hear how Josh left one dream to hike on the Appalachian Trail to fulfill another dream of creating an App.

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 Jester and her fellow podcasters from the Hiking Radio Network reflect on 2020.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #48 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 11, 12, 13)

Nov. 28, 2020

Jester continues hiking on the MST and brings you Hikes 11, 12, and 13 from the book Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail.

Episode #47 - Ramdino

Nov. 21, 2020

In this Episode Jester has a chat with YouTuber Ramdino Roaming the Trails. Ramdino shares his love and passion for the Appalachian Trail and much more!

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #46 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 8, 9, 10)

Nov. 14, 2020

Jester continues hiking on the MST and brings you Hikes 8, 9, and 10 from the book Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #45 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 4, 5, 6, 7)

Nov. 7, 2020

Jester continues hiking on the MST and brings you Hikes 4, 5, 6, and 7 from the book Great Day Hikes on North Carolina's Mountains to Sea Trail.

Episode #44 - Charissa & Julia Hipp

Oct. 31, 2020

This week Jester welcomes to the show Mother Daughter Duo Charissa and Julia Hipp! Charissa decided it was time to start Section Hiking and she takes 5 year old Julia with her!

Guest: Charissa Hipp

Episode #43 - Machelle Brown

Oct. 24, 2020

Jester speaks with AT Section Hiker Machelle Brown about her experience at the first annual "Woods Hole Weekend". Machelle shares with us her style of hiking and more.

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #42 - 40 Day Hikes on the MST (Hikes 1, 2, 3)

Oct. 17, 2020

This week Jester begins her journey to hike all 40 Day Hikes on the MST from the book Great Day Hikes ON North Carolina's Mountains-To-Sea Trail.

Episode #41.5 - Craig "Hawk" Mains

Oct. 14, 2020

Jester has a chat with Craig "Hawk" Mains as he is headed South on his 2020 Flip Flop Thru Hike of the Appalachian Trail.

Mountains To Sea Trail

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

Oct. 10, 2020

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" Gear Lists

Episode #40 - Day Hike Gear List (Fall 2020)

Oct. 3, 2020

Jester shares with us her Day Hike Gear List and why there is not just one important piece of gear!

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #39 - Mary "Angel" Stewart (Section Hiker Mountains to Sea Trail)

Sept. 26, 2020

Mary "Angel" Stewart joins Jester to chat about her Section Hike Completion of the Mountains to Sea Trail.

Mountains To Sea Trail

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

Sept. 19, 2020

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

Mountains To Sea Trail

Episode #37 - Kate Dixon (Executive Director, Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail)

Sept. 12, 2020

Jester has a conversation with Kate Dixon, Executive Director for the Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail Organization.