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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: Huge Ibex Sale
I just reviewed the Hooded Shak. That's a great price for one of my favorite base layers. I also like the Climawool gloves and will write a review soon. The Woolies are also worth considering, ...

In Gear Deals » Huge Ibex Sale
February 09, 8:47am

Re: Ryan Jordan
I just wanted to second Jason's desire for measuring marks.

In GEAR » Got my Firelite 500 today..1st impressions
February 07, 10:31pm

Bill, I'm guessing you must have REALLY wanted to see the MLD site if you were willing to run IE. It has to be special if I'm willing to go through the incantations necessary to remove the ...

In Gear Deals » MLD has some problems
February 05, 5:55pm

Re: Re: Passports for travellers: to Gene
Gene, I'm really sorry you didn't receive my PM. Your PM to me was personal and my reply was as well, so I won't post it here. I will post a less personal version that will give you an ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
February 05, 5:31pm

Re: Eric, bought the Houdini..
Wow, someone trusts my judgement! I'll have to have you talk to my wife. I lost all claim to good judgment when I mentioned Nano Rain Chaps to her. "Let me get this straight, they're l...

In GEAR » Patagonia most arrogant comapny?
February 03, 12:21pm

Re: Ion vs.Houdini / Russell, your answer
Brett, there have been a number of reviews of the Houdini recently. I'm about to add mine and it will be a glowing review as well. I will have had it for a year in March. I wear it everywhere i...

In GEAR » Patagonia most arrogant comapny?
February 02, 1:50pm

Re: Re: Eric, buying online
Benjamin, I hope I didn't sound too dogmatic. You are right, there are exceptions and it's sure fun when you find them. There are also brands that are simply well known and brands that conv...

In Gear Deals » Smartwool L/S shirt for $39
February 02, 1:31pm

Re: Eric, buying online
Brett, I check the Ibex site at least monthly so I can register to win a Shak (link at the bottom). There's a "specials" link near the top, and an "outlet" link that is a li...

In Gear Deals » Smartwool L/S shirt for $39
February 02, 1:16pm

Passports for travellers: to Gene
Gene, you sent me a PM. I received it with much appreciation. I responded with a PM but I think you may not have received it. I suspect that the PM feature doesn't work when the target is a gue...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
February 01, 6:17pm

This thread made me remember that I had some ideas for Patagonia. I sent them this morning and receive the following reply: "Thanks for taking the time to send your comments; they are very ...

In GEAR » Patagonia most arrogant comapny?
February 01, 5:25pm

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