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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The City of Mount Shasta Becomes PCT’s First Designated Trail Town

The City of Mount Shasta Becomes PCT’s First Designated Trail Town

The Pacific Crest Trail Association and the city of Mount Shasta are throwing a big ol' party. The two announced theirAppalachian Trail Community

Jul 18, 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

Jul 12, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Ultrarunner Harvey Lewis Attempting to Set New Appalachian Trail FKT

Ultrarunner Harvey Lewis Attempting to Set New Appalachian Trail FKT

Something about the Appalachian Trail sure does bring out the best in ultrarunning’s elite, and Harvey Lewis is no exception. The high school teacher

Jul 6, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Gear and Beer: Join us in Denver for an Event Celebrating Cottage-Industry Brands

Gear and Beer: Join us in Denver for an Event Celebrating Cottage-Industry Brands

There are two things all hikers unanimously adore. The first thing? Gear. The second thing? Beer. Be steady your beating but aerobically fit hearts

Jul 3, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Construction Temporarily Stops on Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia

Construction Temporarily Stops on Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia

After a consultation with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Mountain Valley Pipeline has temporarily shut down construction in

Jul 2, 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

Jun 26, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Tick Season Is Approaching, Here’s What You Need to Know

Tick Season Is Approaching, Here’s What You Need to Know

While thru-hiking the AT last year, I called a Lyft in New York. The driver seemed a little flummoxed by my stinky, mud-covered presence and didn’t

Jun 20, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
5 Things to Know About The Barkley Marathons: Ultrarunning’s Most Fascinating Race

5 Things to Know About The Barkley Marathons: Ultrarunning’s Most Fascinating Race

On June 10, 1977, James Earl Ray, the assassin of Martin Luther King Jr, escaped from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee along with six

Jun 13, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
The North Face Joins the Used Gear Game

The North Face Joins the Used Gear Game

The North Face has thrown its hat into the ring of brands refurbishing and reselling their products, recently launching a new line called Worn Wear

Jun 11, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Eat, Dammit: 5 Strategies to Optimize Your Caloric Intake During a Thru-Hike

Eat, Dammit: 5 Strategies to Optimize Your Caloric Intake During a Thru-Hike

When I finished my thru-hike and sat down to write articles that doled out the hard-earned wisdom of a past thru-hiker, I decided I was not going to

Mar 16, 2018 : Becky Booroojian