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"Jester" Section Hiker

The "Jester" Section Hiker is the premier podcast with the spotlight on section hikers!

The stories you will hear are about everyday people who, in addition to their everyday lives, make the commitment to hike long-distance trails where every section is a new beginning. 

From National Scenic Trails to National Parks and all Trails in between, listen with your host, Julie “Jester” Gayheart, to hear what it means to be a section hiker and the adventure that awaits them section by section. 

Aug 13, 2022

Jester's Class of 2022 Section Hikers gains another member this week, Holly Gossage! Holly enjoys living in central Pennsylvania and living close to those white blazes we all know and love on the Appalachian Trail. Holly also enjoys the blue blazes of the Tuscarora Trail and is working on section hiking a route known...


Aug 6, 2022

Jester adds another member this week to her class of 2022 section hikers out blazing the trails this year. Julie Breindel-Hill shares with us her plans to section hike roughly 500 miles from Duncannon, PA to Vermont on the Appalachian Trail. Julie loves teaching Math, is a Mom to four children of her own, and...


Jul 30, 2022

Amy Tippett, also known as Tiger Belle, joins "Jester's Class of 2022 Section Hikers" for this episode. Amy shares with Jester her journey to the Appalachian Trail and her love for section hiking the trail. Amy also enjoys day hiking on the Mountains To Sea Trail and getting out on trails in Western North Carolina....


Jul 23, 2022

Sridhar Saraf not only joins Jester's Class of 2022 Section Hikers this week but he also shares with us why he loves listening to the Hiking Radio Network Podcasts, how he got his trail name "Lucky Dog", and what his plans are for his section hike on the Appalachian Trail this summer. Sridhar and Jester share a lot...


Jul 16, 2022

After listening this week to Jester's newest member of her Class of 2022 Section Hikers you are going to be inspired to start planning your next section hike A.S.A.P. Deb Mille' has survived Lung Cancer, only has 80% of her lung capacity, and if that's not enough she just recently had her big toes on both feet fused....