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
It's been a long stretch since I've blogged, I know, but it been a long stretch since I've been in town as well (one shower in two weeks. One!). I'm
I told my friend I was going to go write this blog post and he said, "Uh oh, is it zero out of ten fudge stripe cookies? Is this it?" It's not,
Time travels at a weirdly different pace out here and I feel like I have way more than a week's worth of stories to report. I'm currently holed up in
Hello all! By the time you read this, I'll be at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in North Carolina at mile 137. The Quick Recap I rolled
Hey all, currently enjoying a beer and recovering from the first real all-you-can-eat buffet experience of the hike in Hiawassee, Georgia (thanks
I'm currently holed up in a hotel in Blairsville, Georgia, taking a zero day due to some nasty weather and nasty blisters. It seemed like a perfect
With one week left until my official start date, I recently realized the whole preparation and planning stage of my thru-hike is basically over.
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
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.
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