"Jester" Section Hiker

"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 Gayheart (Jester), to hear what it means to be a section hiker and the adventure that awaits them section by section.

Recent Episodes


Sept. 30, 2023

"Jester" Section Hiker Highlights

Moving The TRAIL 300 Miles: What Impact Did it Have?

Sept. 23, 2023

"Jester" Section Hiker Highlights

#167 - Debbie Komlo (Omi) | Onward With Omi

Sept. 16, 2023

Omi's AT Adventure

New Regime For The Podcast

Sept. 9, 2023

Updates From Jester!

#166 - Dr. Matt Tracey - Sports Physical Therapist

Sept. 2, 2023

Architech Sports, Charlotte NC

#165 - Tara Dower (Candy Mama) | Colorado Trail FKT

Aug. 26, 2023

Colorado Trail FKT (East to West - Collegiate East)

#164 - Maria Wishart (Wheezy Pee) | Boots On Trail Shuttles

Aug. 12, 2023

Wheezy Pee Is BACK On The Podcast!

About the Host

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Julie Gayheart

Podcast Host & Producer

Julie Gayheart (Jester) completed the Appalachian Trail in July 2017 after 12 summers of section hiking. Julie is an educator by day and hiker at heart. Jester loves to talk trail and on this podcast you will hear amazing stories and experiences from other section hikers with a love for the trail and passion for hiking.

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