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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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Midwest GGG
Minnesota might work for me.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
August 28, 1:53pm

Midwest GGG
Mark, Can't make it this fall. However I will be doing 5 days and aprx 40 miles on the SHT if anyone is interested.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
August 28, 6:13am

pesto
Thanks Ben.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » carrying pesto
July 13, 4:55pm

carrying pesto
Laurie, If I used basil instead of arugula and spinach would I still have to put it in boiling water?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » carrying pesto
July 13, 4:43pm

pesto
Mike Clelland has some great sauce recipes including one for pesto. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=27844

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » carrying pesto
July 03, 4:48pm

tarp on WCT
We did the WCT last summer and used a SMD Haven. The sand is slightly problematic but there are usually plenty of rocks and logs available. We saw some people using tarps. There are some small bugs...

In Philosophy & Technique » tarp shelters on the beach?
July 01, 7:10am

late August
How about the Crest of the Wind River Range? Aprx 100 miles.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for late August backpack (9 ish days)
June 08, 12:15pm

Canon S100
Ross, I am thinking of getting one to use as my backpacking camera.

In Photography » Using My Canon Powershot S100
June 06, 5:54am

Canon S100
Ross, Try this site. http://www.digicamhelp.com/camera-logs/canon-s100/my-canon-s100-camera-settings/ Gail al...

In Photography » Using My Canon Powershot S100
May 30, 2:55pm

UPPER MIDWEST GGGG
On May 10-13 a few BPL members met at Yellow River State Forest in NE Iowa to discuss gear, life and meet some like minded individuals. We fished,grilled, talked about gear and grilled some more...

In Post-Trip Reports » UPPER MIDWEST GGGG
May 13, 6:22pm

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