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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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Torres del Paine - Chile
Alysha, The Tarptent Moment will handle anything you come across. Just bring a couple of extra stakes and chord for side guy outs. This site has some incredible info on backpacking Torres del Pa...

In GEAR » Torres del Paine- Chile
April 20, 4:32pm

Midwest GGGG May 1-3
Please let us know this week if you are coming so we know who to look for. I will be the guy in the teardrop camper (car camper light) in either site 19 or 20. If you want to be included in the ste...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGGG May 1-3
April 20, 9:19am

Canyon lands with the kids
Very nice.

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands with the Kids
April 17, 6:04am

Midwest Tenkara Fest May 2-3
The schedule is now out for the Tenkara Fest to be held in Coon Valley Wisc May 2nd and 3rd. http://www.mwtenkarafest.com/about--schedule.html We will be having a GGGG in conjunction with the T...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest Tenkara Fest May 2-3
April 09, 6:38am

Midwest GGGG May 1-3
I am planning on grilling steaks Friday night with baked potato and a caesar salad and then breakfasts Sat and Sunday morning. I am thinking bacon and eggs and pancakes and sausage. Saturday evenin...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGGG May 1-3
April 08, 6:33am

Ideas for a 200-300 mile trip in June
You could look at the Superior Hiking Trail. http://www.shta.org

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for a 200-300 mi backpacking trip in June?
April 05, 5:44am

Midwest GGGG May 1-3
Ken, we would love to have you and your girlfriend join us.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGGG May 1-3
April 01, 9:02am

Midwest GGGG May 1-3
The list of presenters is now complete for "The Midwest Tenkara Fest". It will be a combination of live and video presentations. http://www.mwtenkarafest.com/presentations.html Josh...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGGG May 1-3
March 28, 5:59am

REI sale - What are you getting?
Replaced my old BWCA pots (over 20 years old) with Snow Peak al Dente cookset.

In GEAR » REI Sale 03/27/15 - What are you getting?
March 27, 11:56am

Lake Superior Coastal Trail Adventure.
Who cares about the proofreading! Great trip report. I'm from Minnesota and this trail was on my bucket list. Now it's a must do. Thanks.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lake Superior Costal Trail Adventure
March 25, 5:41am

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