Becky Booroojian

Hi, I'm Becky. I'm quitting my job and moving out of my apartment in San Francisco to hike the Appalachian Trail in 2017. My motivation for this blog is to reassure my grandmother I'm not dead while on the trail. https://www.crowdrise.com/walking-for-irc/fundraiser/jeffreybooroojian

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On Thru-hiking, Legacies, and a Little Bit of Guilt

On Thru-hiking, Legacies, and a Little Bit of Guilt

Thru-hiking is, at the end of the day, a pretty self-centered act. It is about me and it benefits only me in the grand scheme of things. It certainly

Feb 3, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Why We Do Scary Things

Why We Do Scary Things

My start date is 46 days out, and as it nears, some end dates come with it. As beginnings and endings go together, so does excitement and anxiety.

Jan 21, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Stupid Crap I’m Going to Miss While Hiking the AT

Stupid Crap I’m Going to Miss While Hiking the AT

There’s a lot of very real and reasonable things that I will miss during the time I attempt my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail: my friends and fami

Nov 28, 2016 : Becky Booroojian
Why I Chose the AT Over the PCT

Why I Chose the AT Over the PCT

If I made a list of frequently asked questions I’ve gotten as I’ve told people of my plans to hike the Appalachian Trail, first and foremost would be

Nov 13, 2016 : Becky Booroojian
I’m thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2017: A Reasoning

I’m thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2017: A Reasoning

I’m thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Whew. Let’s just all pause for a second and take that in. What, you’ve already taken it in? Well it’s going to

Oct 24, 2016 : Becky Booroojian