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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 GGGG
Can anyone eat Chad's steak or should I leave it home? Josh - I will be there probably by 4 PM Friday.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
October 24, 3:19pm

Midwest GGGG
The forecast for this weekend is clear with high's in the low to mid 40's and nighttime temps approaching 26 degrees. Do not bring your 30 degree bags! ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
October 23, 4:34pm

Where do you compromise?
My wife says Scotch does not count.

In Philosophy & Technique » Where do you compromise?
October 23, 6:06am

Where do you compromise?
1) McHale LBP 36 Pack - 63 0z 2) I always bring rain gear (event packa and chaps) 17 oz

In Philosophy & Technique » Where do you compromise?
October 23, 5:06am

Midwest GGGG
This deleting is getting old.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
October 21, 5:22pm

Review
Eric, Thanks for the critique. I was just too lazy.

In GEAR » Review of gear used on Superior Hiking Trail
October 21, 1:08pm

Review of gear used on Superior Hiking Trail
Due to my wife having a hip replaced in late June I didn't get much backpacking in this year. I finally was able to do a 5 day, 42 mile trip in late Sept. I did a trip report and posted picture...

In GEAR » Review of gear used on Superior Hiking Trail
October 20, 6:06pm

Midwest GGGG
As of now I am bringing steaks for: Josh, Mark, Doug, Me, Jim, Chad, Mary R(+1). By my Minnesota math that is 8. I will need a final count by Thursday noon the 25th. We will plan on grilling the st...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Midwest GGG this fall
October 19, 11:06am

Help with Superior Hiking Trail
I believe the shuttle runs through this weekend but you better call to make sure.(218-834-5511) Almost any section will be easier than section 13.You could call the SHTA office for suggestions. (28...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Help with Superior HIking Trail Weekend Trip!
October 18, 6:32am

TEST
Hah, it worked.

In User Test Forum » TEST
October 15, 3:57pm

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