Becky Booroojian

Hi, I'm Becky. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2017 and write for The Trek because my friends and family are tired of hearing me talk about it. In 2019 I'll be attempting a southbound thru-hike of the PCT because I don't know how to stop.

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Some Thoughts on Thru-Hiking – The Second Time

Some Thoughts on Thru-Hiking – The Second Time

In less than a couple of months, I'm going to attempt a southbound thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. It's not my first rodeo, neither in

May 14, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
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

May 4, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Surviving a Stroke in the Backcountry: Hiker Recalls Near-Fatal Nightmare

Surviving a Stroke in the Backcountry: Hiker Recalls Near-Fatal Nightmare

Any backpacker who has spent an extended period of time in the backcountry has experienced the paranoia-drenched questions that come when you talk

May 1, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
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

Nemo Hornet Elite 2 MSRP: $499.95 Type: Semi-freestanding, 3 Season Minimum Weight: 1 lb, 11 oz Floor Dimensions: 85 x 50/42 in Floor Area: 27.3

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

Gear Review: Nemo Aya 30 Sleeping Bag

Nemo Aya 30 Sleeping Bag MSRP: $339.95 - $359.95 Weight: 1.75 pounds (regular) Temperature Rating (comfort): 35 degrees (F) Tested Lower Limit:

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