"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.

Latest Episode

Recent Episodes

Feb. 10, 2024

172: A New Season For Building Strength & Going HIKING

Physical, Mental, & Spiritual Strength
Dec. 30, 2023

The Ultimate Bucket List Race

"Jester" Section Hiker Highlights
Dec. 23, 2023

171: Allegheny Trail Podcast: Pilot Episode

The Allegheny Trail
Dec. 16, 2023

Section Hiking Vs. Thru Hiking

"Jester" Section Hiker Highlights
Dec. 9, 2023

170: Tara Dower is HANDPICKED for the 2024 HARDROCK 100

Hardrock 100 Endurance Run - July 12, 2024
Dec. 2, 2023

169: Liz "Snorkel" Thomas | 10 Year Section Hike Of The PACIFIC CREST TRAIL

I’ve thru-hiked and section-hiked the PCT. Which is better?
Nov. 25, 2023

TOP 10 Downloaded Episodes (Part 2)

Fan Favorites!
Nov. 18, 2023

TOP 10 Downloaded Episodes (Part 1)

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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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