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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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Base camp filter
I go to the BWCA twice a year and for the last 3 years we have been using the Katadyn Base camp. The filter has to be replaced every so often but other than that your only other option is to pump....

In GEAR » Group water filter?
April 02, 6:10am

dividend
Steripen Opti

In Chaff » So what did you do with your dividend?
April 01, 5:23am

Hane
Yes, remove the plastic. Go to the Tenkara site and under gear maintenance there is a video from Daniel that explains the rods and take down and set up.

In Fishing » tenkara hane
March 31, 12:34pm

tenkara hane
My Hane has landed. 74grams + 8 grams for the case. I think I am in love.Sam,I assume the line will follow. Just kidding.

In Fishing » tenkara hane
March 23, 1:37pm

sauces for dinner
If I wanted to make the sauces and add them to pastas etc and then dehydrate them and make individual meals for FBC I would back off on the salt. Should I do the same with the vinegar?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » sauces for dinner (pre-made)
March 21, 6:47am

quilts
Try Tim Marshall at Enlightened Equipment. He is a regular on these forums.

In GEAR » Help me get started with Quilts
March 18, 4:35pm

tenkara
Sam, Lucky for me that I live in Mn and the ice isn't out yet. However I was looking forward to drooling over the new rod. It is a good thing marriage has taught me to be more patient.

In Fishing » tenkara hane
March 13, 6:07am

time to backpack
Jarrett, My 1st boss never took a vacation until he was 62. When he got back from his trip he said he would never miss another one. Unfortunately he had a massive heart attack and passed away 6 mo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Having the time to backpack
March 07, 6:38am

Dondo 24 hour
Is it just me or do the rest of you really like Dondo's reports too.

In Post-Trip Reports » 24: White Ranch
March 05, 6:01am

trail runners with orthotics
Ive been using innov8 315's for 3 years with custom orthotics. Before I started using them I called Innov8 and asked them if it would work. The staffer said that as long as I was backpacking t...

In GEAR » Trail runners that work well with orthotics
March 02, 7:19pm

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