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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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Spinn Twinn
I have a 1.25 and a 2.0 from Yama Mt Gear depending on if I'm traveling alone or with another person.

In GEAR » Q for Spinn Twinn and similar users
April 27, 11:00am

Patagonia - A long trip report
IAN, December weather is supposed to be better than March. This link will give you weather history for Torres del Paine. http://www.myweather2.com/City-Town/Chile/Torres-Del-Paine-National-Park/c...

In Post-Trip Reports » Patagonia - A long trip report
April 14, 11:57am

Patagonia - A long trip report
Ian, According to everyone we talked to Jan and Feb are the two most crowded months. December is just before the start of the high season and March is the tail end. However, with that being said, ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Patagonia - A long trip report
April 14, 10:18am

Patagonia - A long trip report
Patagonia 2014 On March 10th my wife and I left Minnesota for Patagonia. We were planning on 10 days of backpacking in Torres del Paine National Park and 6 days of sightseeing. We arrived in Pu...

In Post-Trip Reports » Patagonia - A long trip report
April 12, 3:02pm

Isle Royale
Nathan, My wife and I were there in 2007 and loved it. We went in late August and didn't have any problem with bugs. However, with that said, I would never go anywhere backpacking in the Midwe...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Isle Royale
April 07, 6:41am

Yama Mountain 1.25
PM me. Just got back from Patagonia. Dave

In Gear Swap » WTB: Yama Mountain 1.25 net tent or similar
March 29, 6:44am

footwear for Torres Del Paine
Chris, My wife used Keen Trail runners with GT and was very happy with them. However, we didn't really have any nasty weather. If it was me I would probably use the Goretex socks instead of pl...

In GEAR » Footwear for Torres del Paine?
March 21, 7:12pm

NeoAir
NeoAir regular sold

In Gear Swap » WTB: Thermarest NeoAir XLite - Size R
February 10, 5:00pm

NeoAir
Have an original we're not using.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Thermarest NeoAir XLite - Size R
February 09, 5:24pm

SUL 1100 BPL pot
PM sent

In Gear Swap » WTB: 1100 mL BPL Titanium Pot
February 05, 4:38pm

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