Becky Booroojian

Hi, I'm Becky. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2017 and write for The Trek because my friends and family are tired of hearing me talk about it. In 2019 I'll be attempting a southbound thru-hike of the PCT because I don't know how to stop.

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Idyllwild to Campo: In Which It Ends, Kind Of

Idyllwild to Campo: In Which It Ends, Kind Of

This blog took forever to finish because I put a lot of undue pressure on myself to write profound and wise things I'd learned about hiking and

Dec 28, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Casa de Luna to Idyllwild: In Which It Was Very, Very Windy

Casa de Luna to Idyllwild: In Which It Was Very, Very Windy

I couldn't think of how to intro this retroactive recap blog, so I read through some old blogs to see how I had been doing it. Turns out, I started

Nov 25, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Kennedy Meadows South to Casa De Luna: In Which I Try to Get Caught Up on Blogging

Kennedy Meadows South to Casa De Luna: In Which I Try to Get Caught Up on Blogging

If I had to describe my PCT experience in one word, I'd probably say humbling. I wouldn't say I went in overly cocky or arrogant, but I certainly

Nov 13, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Ashland to Somewhere? In Which I Have No Idea What’s Happening

Ashland to Somewhere? In Which I Have No Idea What’s Happening

I'm not sure what it is about thru-hiking that makes me feel so compelled to word vomit all my experiences on the internet. In all other aspects of

Sep 30, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Cascade Locks to Ashland: In Which I Hike Through (Most of) Oregon

Cascade Locks to Ashland: In Which I Hike Through (Most of) Oregon

I experience the ups and downs of Oregon.

Aug 20, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Stevens Pass to Bridge of the Gods: In Which I Finish Washington

Stevens Pass to Bridge of the Gods: In Which I Finish Washington

I took a lot of pride in how consistently and diligently I blogged on the AT. It's really not easy to find the time to sit in front of your phone

Aug 1, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

I'm off to a solid but wet start.

Jul 14, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

It’s summer on the Appalachian Trail and Instagram abounds with thru-hikers blessing our feeds with the good stuff. Welcome back to our weekly

Jun 26, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

It's approaching summer on the Appalachian Trail and Instagram abounds with thru-hikers blessing our feeds with the good stuff. Welcome back to our

Jun 15, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Happy (almost) National Trails Day! Celebrate the beloved hiker holiday by reveling in pictures taken by Appalachian Trail thru-hikers. They’ve been

May 31, 2019 : Becky Booroojian