Becky Booroojian

Hi, I'm Becky. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2017. These days I work with children who are completely unimpressed by my past exploits. I offer a lot of advice about thru-hiking you can probably ignore.

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Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 13)

Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 13)

We’re in the thick of September AND summit season! A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going

Sep 20, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the most spectacularly beautiful, hilariously entertaining, and all-around best photos taken on the Appalachian

Sep 18, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 7)

Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 7)

We're in the thick of September AND summit season! A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going

Sep 14, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Appalachian Trail Photo Exhibit Comes to D.C.

Appalachian Trail Photo Exhibit Comes to D.C.

A photo exhibit titled United By the Appalachian Trail, curated by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, is coming to the Russell Senate Office Building

Sep 12, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 4 )

Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 4 )

It's September and we're in the thick of summit season. A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going

Sep 11, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sept. 3)

Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sept. 3)

PCT northbounders are ending their trek to Canada! In true PCT fashion, fire closures have made things interesting and stopped some of this week's

Sep 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Q&A with Elsye “Chardonnay” Walker: Likely the First Black, Female Triple Crowner

Q&A with Elsye “Chardonnay” Walker: Likely the First Black, Female Triple Crowner

The ATC, the PCTA, the CDTC and the ALDHA-West—the organizations that oversee the long-distance trails we adore—don't recognize any qualifier in

Sep 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the most spectacularly beautiful, hilariously entertaining, and all-around best photos taken on the Appalachian

Sep 5, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 27)

Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 27)

August is over but summit season isn't! A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going northbound,

Sep 4, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
17 Miles of the AT Temporarily Closed to Overnight Camping in Virginia Due to Bear Activity

17 Miles of the AT Temporarily Closed to Overnight Camping in Virginia Due to Bear Activity

Due to increased bear activity, 17 miles of the AT are closed to overnight camping in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area and Grayson Highlands

Sep 1, 2018 : Becky Booroojian