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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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Western Mountaineering Ultralite
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In Gear Swap » WTB: Western Mountaineering Ultralite
December 30, 6:18am

Superior Hiking Trail
Mike, The group at Yahoo-Superior hiking trail has mileage and drop off and resupply in their files. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hiker/

In Pre-Trip Planning » Planning A Thru-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail
December 28, 4:30pm

Pout
YOU BETTER NOT SHOUT, YOU BETTER NOT POUT, SANTA CLAUS IS ON THE WAY! MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL.

In Chaff » Another Rant: Not worth paying to sell on BPL
December 23, 6:24am

Sony NEX
Jacob, Love your site and this discussion has been great. I just got into 4/3 but went a different route. I got an OLY EPL-1 with a 14-42 and a 40-150 lens. I will be adding a Panasonic 20mm 1.7...

In Photography » Sony NEX Lens Impressions
December 18, 7:01am

turkey
I love my leftovers way too much to even think of dehydrating.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » TUrkey from tomorrow...dehydrate it?
November 23, 6:41pm

profound statement
I think Winston Churchill's quip qualifies as a pig joke.

In Chaff » Pig Joke
November 15, 4:46am

best backcountry meal ever
Granted it was a canoe trip but imagine paella with mussels etc.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best backcountry meal ever?
November 01, 3:32pm

Maroon Bells
Great job. Nice catch on the pine marten.

In Post-Trip Reports » Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness
October 19, 5:04am

FBC weight
Doug, I pretty exclusively go with FBC style cooking.I have kept track of the weights for all of my trips for the last 3 years. You should be able to get by with between 1.4# and 1.6# of food per ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Weight: FBC vs manufactured meals
October 15, 6:51am

Past to Present
Your report went great with an early morning cup of coffee. Keep trekking so I can read more in the future.

In Post-Trip Reports » Northville-Placid Trail: From Past to Present
October 08, 5:37am

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