I had some of the best hospitality in the NOC. The NOC is a white water outdoor center the trail passes right through. You would think they cater to hikers, but they don’t, although we keep them in business during their off season. Anyway. I liked it enough. What I really enjoyed was being pampered by the Ross’ !!! They picked me up, took me to a beautiful cabin. I got to shower, do laundry, and was fed like a queen! I ate like I a champ. Jasmine, the cutest little girl, said “cheese” every time I took out a camera.