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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This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Appalachian Trail northbounders are out in force and they’ve been blessing our Instagram feeds with the good stuff, so welcome back to our weekly

Apr 19, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

A new group of eager northbounders are seeing their first white blazes every passing day and they’ve been blessing our Instagram feeds with the good

Apr 5, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

A new group of eager northbounders are seeing their first white blazes every passing day and they've been blessing our Instagram feeds with the good

Mar 24, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Gear Review: Nemo Hornet Elite 2 Tent

Gear Review: Nemo Hornet Elite 2 Tent

Big Agnes Fly Creek HV 2 Platinum Tent, which costs $50 more and weighs an ounce less. Your most cost-effective way to cut shelter weight—assuming

Mar 22, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Gear Review: Nemo Aya 30 Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Nemo Aya 30 Sleeping Bag

Mar 21, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Stringbean on “Stringbean”: An Interview with the Appalachian Trail FKT Record Holder

Stringbean on “Stringbean”: An Interview with the Appalachian Trail FKT Record Holder

It was mind-boggling. How could an unsupported ultrarunner, carrying a pack and sleeping in a tent, not just break the unsupported record on the

Mar 13, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

It's been a long and lonely winter. But as inevitably as rain on a day you put on clean socks, February has given way to March and Appalachian Trail

Mar 4, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Book Review: Chicas on the Appalachian Trail

Book Review: Chicas on the Appalachian Trail

As any thru-hiker knows, preparing for your first thru-hike means a lot of frantic googling. Hours-long googling sessions, googling questions that

Feb 8, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
To The Treeline: The Crawford Family’s Documentary

To The Treeline: The Crawford Family’s Documentary

If you've been living under a rock somewhere, maybe you missed hearing about the Crawfords, the family of eight that successfully thru-hiked the

Jan 28, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
The Toughest FKT: Meet Alyssa Godesky, the Women’s Supported Long Trail Record Holder

The Toughest FKT: Meet Alyssa Godesky, the Women’s Supported Long Trail Record Holder

On July 26, 2018, Alyssa Godesky set out on Vermont's Long Trail with the intention of setting the new women's supported record on a trail that seems

Dec 18, 2018 : Becky Booroojian