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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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
Hot Springs to Roan Mountain Scorecard

Hot Springs to Roan Mountain Scorecard

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

Apr 28, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
The Newfound Gap to Hot Springs Scorecard

The Newfound Gap to Hot Springs Scorecard

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,

Apr 15, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
The NOC to Newfound Gap Scorecard

The NOC to Newfound Gap Scorecard

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

Apr 6, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Dicks Creek Gap to the NOC Scorecard

Dicks Creek Gap to the NOC Scorecard

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

Mar 29, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Neels Gap to Dicks Creek Gap Scorecard

Neels Gap to Dicks Creek Gap Scorecard

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

Mar 21, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Approach Trail to Neels Gap Scorecard

Approach Trail to Neels Gap Scorecard

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

Mar 15, 2017 : Becky Booroojian
Pre-Hike Scorecard

Pre-Hike Scorecard

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.

Mar 3, 2017 : Becky Booroojian