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David Noll (dpnoll) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Maroon Bells
About Me I was more of a BWCA guy but am getting into
backpacking because my wife loves it so much and
then we can do more together. On the sunset side
of 60. In 2008 and 2009 I spent more time backpacking than canoeing.
CityLake City
StateMn
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by David Noll

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Mn BPLers GGGG
The corner site will hold a few because we can go up the line and out into the field. So glad you passed on a payday to hang with your buds.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 06, 6:08pm

MN BPLers GGGG
Doug, We can set up multiple tents on each site.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 06, 5:02pm

Mn BPLers GGGG
I reserved two sites, at Esofea Park, # 19 and 20 for the nights of May 1 and 2. The cost will be $15 per night for each tent. They will also leave a couple of wheelbarrows of firewood for us. ht...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 06, 8:00am

disgusting recipes
I've used quite a few of her recipes and have had good luck. We use some of her bars and dinners. I can't say We have ever tried anything with eggs. We just look for something that appears ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » disgusting recipes!
March 04, 4:22pm

two-week-ish hike
You could always try the Superior Hiking Trail along Lake Superior. Spring= more water while fall=lessbugs and great color.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ideas please for a two-week-ish hike
March 01, 4:50pm

Mn BPLers GGGG
Doug, Yes, it is set in stone for Esofea Park the nights of May 1-2. We have to make our own reservations. I will talk to the guy in charge of the Vernon County Parks tomorrow and see what he has...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 01, 10:19am

MN BPLers GGGG
Josh, it wouldn't be a GGGG without Winnie bringing you. Mark from Iowa is coming too. Some pictures of the park. https://www.flickr.com/photos/d1948n/sets/72157648770287594/

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
March 01, 5:26am

MN BPLers GGGG
I canceled the reservation at Frontenac State Park because of Midwest Mountaineering. I will be camping at Esofea Park near Westby Wisc the weekend of May 1-3. It should be easy to mix the GGGG wit...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 28, 2:53pm

MN BPLers GGGG
Gosh, you Iowa guys and your insecurities. No, I thought we could just fish and not even tell them how you fish. Heck, Chris Zimmer from Zimmerbuilt is going to have a booth there. Another optio...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 27, 10:46am

Mn BPLers
Darn, forgot about that. Well option #3 could be May 1-3 but camping in SW Wisc at a place called Sidie Hollow. It is the opening weekend of trout and the Midwest Tenkara Fest is about 15 mies away...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » MN BPLers
February 27, 6:02am

All Reader Reviews by David Noll

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Packa s/m 2008 model
I have used my packa for two years and so far like it better than any other rain gear used. With a pair of chaps the weight is 11 1/2 oz. Last year I only got to use it once but this year it got used ...

In Clothing - Raingear
August 10, 7:35pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I waited a long time for GG to come out with the LT 4 w/ straps and ti was woth the wait. The grips and locking mechanism are outstanding. Both my wife and I used them and were completely happy.

In Trekking Poles
August 09, 4:04pm

ULA Ohm
My wife and I just got back from a 5 day trip in the Maroon Bells where I used the Ohm for the 1st time on a trip. The workmanship is impeccable. Initially I was concerned with the hip belt but after...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 09, 4:00pm

trail designs gram cracker w/ caldera cone and SUL 1100
My wife and I just got back from the Winds. For cooking we used a gram cracker W/ a caldera cone and sul 1100 pot. We only boiled water for FBC and averaged just over 1 1/4 esbit tabs for each mea...

In Stoves - Other
August 18, 12:54pm

Pacific Outdoor Equipment Ether Thermo 6
I bought an ether thermo 6 full length for both my wife and myself this spring. We have both used them for 8 nights so far. We stay warm down to about 35-40 degrees and below that add a GG 1/8"...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
July 25, 12:45pm

Stephenson 2R
Our Warmlite has the side windows and full zip door. It has done the Winds, BWCA, Isle Royale and the Superior Hiking Trail on weeklong trips and has handled wind, rain, and snow. It weighs 3#60z, set...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 31, 7:21pm

ULA H2O Amigo
Just got back from Isle Royale where you have to filter water because of tapeworms in the inland lakes. The ease of filtering was great. Just hang it in a tree and wait. The fact that it can double ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
August 18, 3:25pm

Inov8 RocLite 315
This was my first trip with light running shoes. I did a 5 day trip on the Minong Trail on Isle Royale starting out with a 29# 7oz load. They handled wet weather, rocky ridges, and the load with no p...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 16, 7:51am

Six Moon Designs StarLite
I was finally able to use my Starlite pack this past week on Isle Royale for a 6 day trip. I was traveling with my wife so I was carrying a 29# 7oz load. I loved the way it handled the wgt using a Pr...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 16, 7:43am