A renowned adventurer of the highest order and a native of Northern Ireland, Noel has scaled summits and competed in sports adventures the world over.
2019 Records that Noel helped people achieve.
In February Noel accompanied the youngest person ever to climb to the summit of the highest volcano in N.America – Pico De Orizabo 5636mts in Mexico – 12 year old American Decatur Boland along with his father Daniel.
On 16th May Noel accompanied Sarah Khumalo to the summit of Mt.Everest 8848 mts – making her the 1st Black African female to reach the summit of the highest mountain on earth.
27th September Lynne and Noel Hanna stood on top of Mt.Manaslu 8163mts ( 8th highest mountain ) without the use of supplemental Oxygen – Lynne becoming the 1st Female from the island of Ireland to summit a 8000 +mts mountain without using oxygen and Noel the 1st from N.Ireland.
On Saturday 21st July 2018 Noel became the 1st Irish person to successfully summit and descend K2. It is known as the savage mountain with less than 350 climbers making it up and down the peak. It has one of the highest fatality rate on the mountain with 1 in four climbers loosing their life and is located on the China – Pakistan border.
On 5th October 2017 Noel and 3 sherpas made HISTORY with a 1st Ascent of the technical peak Burke Khang 6942mts which borders Nepal and Tibet becoming the first humans to stand on the top. There had been numerous attempts to summit this peak in previous years without any success.
On 21st May 2016 Noel and his wife Lynne became the 1st married couple to summit Mt.Everest from both Nepal south side and the Tibet north side of the mountain.