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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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Winds
It got me there

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Trip August 2008
February 01, 8:31pm

Wind River Trip August 2008
Hopefully there will be pictures at this link of our trip this summer. community.webshots.com/user/davidmaryn2/tags/outdoors/photos

In Post-Trip Reports » Wind River Trip August 2008
February 01, 4:27pm

esbit stove
gram cracker with caldera cone and sul 1100 pot for 2 people. This summer in the Winds I averaged slightly less than 2 cubes per 1.1 liter of water boiled.

In GEAR » Best esbit stove
December 28, 3:08pm

indivdual packets
Don't know if this is the right place for this but I found this site on Whiteblaze and they have some interesting stuff. www.minimus.biz/default.aspx

In GEAR » indivdual packets
December 19, 4:47am

flat arch
I have very flat feet and use Innov8 315s with custom orthotics and have had no trouble.

In GEAR » Anyone have a Flat Arch and use Trail Runners?
December 13, 2:20pm

lemongrass
This is one I will use next spring.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Lemongrass and Ginger Rice with Salmon
November 13, 5:18am

recovery and energy drinks
Angela, Try Nunn tablets. 12 to a container and 2 tabs per quart.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » recovery and energy drink recommendations
November 05, 4:40am

gravity filter
Chris I use the ULA Amigo but replaced the PUR filter with a Sawyer SP120 that I attached a couple of feet below the bag. It is about 6 1/2 oz dry.

In GEAR » Gravity Filter
October 27, 12:31pm

stove choices
Reginald, My wife and I were in the Winds mid August this year and we used a caldera cone with the gram cracker and esbit. It worked great. I don't see why alcohol shouldn't work just as...

In GEAR » Stove choices
October 25, 9:47am

gram cracker
I like the idea of fire paste. I was going to stay w/ the REI storm matches on my future trips.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit stove
October 09, 6:34am

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