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 Oct. 7)

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

A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going northbound, southbound, or flip-flopping, we want to

Oct 14, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
The Appy Lodge in Gatlinburg Hosts AT Museum

The Appy Lodge in Gatlinburg Hosts AT Museum

The Appy Lodge, a new hotel in Gatlinburg, TN, will include a mini Appalachian Trail museum in its lobby, according to the lodge is at 168 Parkway in

Oct 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
“White Blazes – Stories from the Appalachian Trail:” Q&A with Director Godfrey Torrance

“White Blazes – Stories from the Appalachian Trail:” Q&A with Director Godfrey Torrance

Why a person would quit their job, leave their home, say goodbye to their family, and choose to spend half a year backpacking the length of a long

Oct 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 29)

Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 29)

A huge round of applause for these brand-spanking-new thru-hikers! Whether you’re going northbound, southbound, or flip-flopping, we want to

Oct 5, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
The Bay Area Ridge Trail: Bays, Bridges, and Some Really Big Trees

The Bay Area Ridge Trail: Bays, Bridges, and Some Really Big Trees

I first heard about the Bay Area Ridge Trail a week after returning to California from my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. Lost in that post thru-hike

Oct 3, 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

Oct 1, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Congrats to These 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sep. 27)

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

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 27, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Federal Judge Blocks Grizzly Hunt in Yellowstone

Federal Judge Blocks Grizzly Hunt in Yellowstone

A federal district judge ruled to return grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park to the endangered species list, a year and a half after their

Sep 26, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
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