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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.
CityAurora
StateColorado
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Eric Noble

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Re: Re: fire starter idea
Erin, Your link is not working. There appears to be an extra "http//". The flare is a great idea that, as I recall, hasn't been discussed much on these forums. How easy are they to light when you...

In GEAR » Fire starter idea
November 29, 12:52pm

Re: Anyone using Reflectix fabric?
I can see two potential problems. Tailoring the Reflectix to fit the shape of you in the hammock would be difficult. Any void between you and the Reflectix will become a cold spot. This is a challe...

In Multiple Use Gear » Anyone using Reflectix fabric?
November 29, 12:41pm

Re: Re: re:Going Wool? share your knowledge
Heretic! :) Certainly there's an inquisition for that, or is that just in New Zealand? Australia must at least use the "comfy chair" (Monty Python reference). You will appreciate the fire resistanc...

In GEAR » Going Wool? share your knowledge
November 28, 11:45am

Re: Multi-Purpose Gear List
More advise, for what it's worth. Rather than creating a multipurpose list, create lists for specific outings and generalize from there. I would start from easy (summer) and work my way to hard (wi...

In Gear Lists » Multi-Purpose Gear List
November 28, 10:11am

Re: Re: Re: Multi-Purpose Gear List
Thom, no need to apologize. I was just intrigued by the contrast between the two posts. To show one of many alternatives, let me compare my gear to yours. -Wiggys Sleep System-2 bag system (inne...

In Gear Lists » Multi-Purpose Gear List
November 28, 9:59am

Re: re:Going Wool? share your knowledge
Brett, I've only worn this around town, not with a pack yet. I'll try it out and let you know if the pocket is a problem. I totally agree, a 1 or 2 in a light color is ideal for 3 season use.

In GEAR » Going Wool? share your knowledge
November 27, 9:46am

Re: Going Wool? share your knowledge
Bill, thanks for starting the process. I will definitely lend my voice. Did you add thumb cuff holes to your design? I'll ask for that, and that they make it in a dark and a light color. The light ...

In GEAR » Going Wool? share your knowledge
November 27, 9:42am

Re: Smartwool Shadows Hoodie substitute?
I don't know what the deal is but... every time I find something I really like it is discontinued. I wrote the initial review on the Shadows Hoody. I sent my review to Smartwool, with a plea that t...

In GEAR » Going Wool? share your knowledge
November 26, 10:37pm

Re: Multi-Purpose Gear List
Thom, I saw your previous post with the very spartan gear list. So... if you understand the extremes do you also understand what's in between? You need to give us the where or when, or the condit...

In Gear Lists » Multi-Purpose Gear List
November 26, 10:12pm

Re: re: BPL made me use wool/ me too
"I have a balance of wool, down, and synthetics which I have the knowledge to choose from, depending on temperature, water exposure, levels of layering, etc.. " Brett, that sums it up so well! L...

In GEAR » Bias in writing
November 24, 12:29am

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

Thru-Hiker.com
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