Hello my Name is Noel, and I am a New Hampshire Native, but have lived in many other parts of the country as well. I am new to both extended hiking and blogging (old guy). I do enjoy being outside, cooking BBQ on my big green egg, and driving my jeep with the top down and doors off any chance I get. I own a successful Home Inspection Business, and I am also a Realtor. I have a wife of over 20 years and we have two children that are both currently serving in the US Air Force. I myself am a US Marine Corps veteran.
Damascus, not what you might think. I was so happy to finally reach Damascus until I actually got to Damascus. Every one had said it was a small
Bye bye Smokies So I finally was able to say goodbye to the Smokies. What a miserable journey that was; nothing but a lot of bad weather almost
Don't believe the weather forecast on the Appalachian Trail. After three days in the rain, snow, and wind we're at Derrick Knob Shelter. The
Not all slack packing is easy After two days spent at the Top of Georgia Hostel due to weather, I decided to take the advice of much younger
At noon on Saturday, March 3, I left my wife and mother with a teary goodbye. Nobody really wanted to leave but this hike wasn't going to hike
Today I started my trek to start my trek. After almost two years of planning the past week has been chaotic to say the least. The past four days have
This weekend I took off to try out my new Cuben Fiber tarp, under quilt, and top quilt on a short hike in New Hampshire's Belknap Mountains located
With about 30 days to go until kickoff, things are getting real here in the cold Northeast. I will be receiving the final pieces of gear tomorrow. I
51 days left. Am I OK? With just a short 51 days left until I take on the long walk home, I could say that I am as cool as a cucumber, but that
Insanity you say Hello my name is Noel, (no trail name yet) and at 47 years old I have chosen to leave behind two businesses, my home and my wife.