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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
My PDF Gear ListPatagonia

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All Forum Posts by David Noll

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Which knots
Trucker's hitch http://www.netknots.com/rope_knots/truckers-hitch/

In GEAR » Which knots are best for .........
January 20, 8:26pm

What's your big four
Mark,not cheap,just thrifty.

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
January 20, 5:18pm

The Notch-Thread drift
Ian, Check out this site. http://www.back-packer.org/2013/02/trekking-guide-how-to-prepare-for-hiking-in-torres-del-paine-patagonia-chile/ My wife and I are going in March this year and will be s...

In GEAR » The Notch, in the wind, on a platform
January 16, 6:18am

The Notch
Stephen, My wife and I are headed to Patagonia March 10-28 and are doing the Q circuit over 10 days. I've been waiting for you to get back so I could pick your brain. Any chance you could PM m...

In GEAR » The Notch, in the wind, on a platform
January 08, 6:13am

Yet another JMT trip report
Great read

In Post-Trip Reports » Yet another JMT trip report
December 30, 7:16am

Help with gear for Patagonia hike
Jen, I will substitute the Haven with 2 extra stakes and add over mitts. Thanks. Dave

In Gear Lists » Help with gear for Patagonia hike
December 29, 2:52pm

Patagonia Trip
My wife and I are going to Patagonia March 10-28 to hike the Q circuit of the Torres Del Paine. We are bringing 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners, plus bars and coffee. Would it be reasonable to assume w...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Patagonia Trip
December 29, 9:48am

Help with gear for Patagonia hike
My wife and I are going to Patagonia for a 10 day hike of the Torres Del Paine. My gear list is in my profile. This is the heaviest it could be. I do have some questions as to other options. ...

In Gear Lists » Help with gear for Patagonia hike
December 29, 9:41am

Interesting Gear
Delmar, Mea culpa,mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. Did I forget to mention that I'm also retiring at the end of the month? I will, however, supply an in depth trip report when we get back.

In GEAR » Interesting Gear under the Tree for You or Significant Others?
December 26, 5:48pm

Interesting Gear
Best Christmas ever. The 22nd was our 30th anniversary and under the tree we had a new 9 tray Excalibur Dehydrator and tickets to Patagonia in March. Let the adventure begin.

In GEAR » Interesting Gear under the Tree for You or Significant Others?
December 26, 4:06am

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