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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Crawford Notch to Rangeley Scorecard

Crawford Notch to Rangeley Scorecard

Hey all! Currently sitting through what is probably going to be the last zero of my thru-hike. It wasn't actually by choice, but due to a lost

Sep 24, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Bennington to Crawford Notch Scorecard

Bennington to Crawford Notch Scorecard

The Whites are hard, guys. For 1,750 miles, all I heard about was how hard the Whites were. Nary a complaint could exit my mouth without the White

Sep 11, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Well-I’m-in-New-York to Bennington Scorecard

Well-I’m-in-New-York to Bennington Scorecard

Hello all! Today marks an unusual blog in that it is the first one since before I set foot on the approach trail that's being typed on an actual

Aug 20, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Rock ‘n Sole hostel to Well-I’m-in-New-York Scorecard

Rock ‘n Sole hostel to Well-I’m-in-New-York Scorecard

Hey all! In case you haven't noticed, I usually like to set the scene for these blogs by explaining where I am now, but I don't want to do that

Aug 6, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Harper’s Ferry to Rock ‘n Sole Hostel Scorecard

Harper’s Ferry to Rock ‘n Sole Hostel Scorecard

I am very, very sleepy. I'm curled up on one of the nicest of the many bunks I've slept in since I started hiking. My feet hurt, but I'm snuggled in

Jul 18, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Lexington to Harper’s Ferry(ish) Scorecard

Lexington to Harper’s Ferry(ish) Scorecard

A lot of things have happened since I blogged last, and for the sake of getting everyone updated, I'll skip my usual scorecard format and return to

Jul 4, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Blacksburg to Lexington Scorecard

Blacksburg to Lexington Scorecard

I'm going to be honest, I'm writing this while watching game 5 of the NBA finals. My proof-reader and editor (spoiler alert: it's my dad) is also

Jun 13, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Pearisburg to Blacksburg Scorecard

Pearisburg to Blacksburg Scorecard

During Trail Days, I stopped by The Trek's booth. Zach asked a couple questions about where I was and then asked, "Any Virginia Blues yet?" "Not even

May 30, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Marion to Pearisburg Scorecard

Marion to Pearisburg Scorecard

I know, I know.  It has been ages since I blogged. It isn't even laziness or getting distracted by other things; this is literally the first time in

May 28, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Roan Mountain to Marion Scorecard

Roan Mountain to Marion Scorecard

Greetings from Marion, Virginia! I'm making an unplanned stop at Marion after my food supplies ran low thanks to some pony banditry, but in truth

May 10, 2017 : Becky Booroojian