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Eric Noble (ericnoble) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Colorado Rockies
About Me I'm 45 years old, 6'4" and 195 lbs. I've backpacked in the Colorado Rockies, the Wasatch and Uinta mountains, and in Zions National Park. I mountain bike in the Colorado Rockies. I've kayaked in Yellowstone and on Flaming Gorge, and rafted the Green, Colorado and Snake rivers. My trips are usually a week long or less. I love to hike wherever I can. I'm an Assistant Scout Master and I'm often out with the Scouts. My immediate goal is to thru-hike the Colorado trail. I've lived in Utah, Ohio, Illinois, Argentina, California, and Colorado.

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All Forum Posts by Eric Noble

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Looking for a LW Fleece Vest
Steve, thanks for reminding me of the info you received. I had forget about that. There is hope after all.

In GEAR » Looking for a LW Fleece Vest
March 27, 1:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Looking for a LW Fleece Vest
Mitchell, unfortunately you are not likely to find a men's version. Smartwool, in their wisdom, decide not to make it anymore. I've sent email to Smartwool, Ibex, and Patagonia extolling th...

In GEAR » Looking for a LW Fleece Vest
March 27, 1:37pm

Re: What makes a sleeping bag worth big $
Eric, More advise, for what it's worth. You may be tempted to do what I did and try to buy one bag that will do it all. As I said earlier, I bought a WM Versalite Super as my "do it all&qu...

In GEAR » What makes a sleeping bag worth big $
March 27, 9:37am

Re: What makes a sleeping bag worth big $
Eric, it sounds to me like you're just starting your research into sleep systems. There are other options to the bag you are considering. I'm not trying to talk you out of a Western Mountai...

In GEAR » What makes a sleeping bag worth big $
March 26, 5:12pm

Re: Oware Cuben? Interesting...
I had the same problem.

In GEAR » new oware cuben shelter
March 26, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Tom Claytor Hammocks
Yeah, I thought that was pretty funny too. I hope they meant that the whole thing weighs 3.5 lbs, but even then it's kind of heavy. An interesting hammock in need of a diet. I seem to recall Bi...

In Multiple Use Gear » ground sleeping in a hammock
March 23, 3:54pm

Re: MDL Hammock?
Thanks Cameron, I'm glad you caught that. I did mean to say MLD or Mountain Laurel Designs. I've fixed my previous posts.

In Multiple Use Gear » ground sleeping in a hammock
March 22, 10:25am

Re: Hennessy Hammock in winter
Check out Douglas Frick's excellent posts on this subject, as well as Carol Crooker's great article on SUL hammock use.

In GEAR » Hennessy Hammock in winter
March 21, 4:51pm

Re: eric
Rob, I can't wait to hear your experience with the undercover. As I recall, it's a lighter solution then my quilt when it's not so cold out.

In Gear Swap » WTB: hammock sleep gear and UL bag.
March 21, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Evernew 0.9L Titanium Pot
My Jhaura inspired toothbrush is so light it doesn't even register on my scale. Thank you Jhaura! p.s. Sorry for the thread drift!

In GEAR » Evernew 0.9L Titanium Pot
March 21, 2:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Noble

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Ibex 17.5 Polo
DESCRIPTION: For when a T-shirt is simply not enough of a statement, we offer class...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
April 22, 12:10pm

Ibex Climawool Glove
Here's the slightly edited description and specs from the Ibex web site. ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 22, 10:00am

Ibex Hooded Shak
This is the perfect base layer for downhill skiing. The versatility of a hoody with thumb sleeves is unmatched. Hooded Shak

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
February 08, 10:36am
I ordered a 5.5" x 7.5" sheet of 0.016 inch 6Al4V titanium from Thru-Hiker. This is a custom size not shown on the website. Talking with Ayce was a pleasure and quite helpful in completing my project....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:52am

Smartwool Shadow Hoody
The Smartwool Shadow hoody is essentially a Smartwool Zip-T with a hood and cuff thumb holes. The fabric weight of the two garments is the same, 195g. My size large weighs 12.7 ounces on my scale. As ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
November 02, 6:24pm