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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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tigoat
I just sent them an email for info and got an almost immediate response.

In GEAR » Anyone else having trouble getting a hold of TiGoat?
October 02, 5:04am

tarptent for 2
Nick, My wife and I are 5-7 and 5-8. We have a squall 2 and she loves it. It has a floor and weighs aprx 2#4oz. We have used it on Isle Royale, the Winds and on 4 Superior Hiking trail trips.

In GEAR » Tarptent Recommendations?
October 01, 5:40am

super feet in innov8
Russell, I use custom orthotics in the 315s. I emailed innov8 and they said as long as I was not racing my inserts would not cause problems. I've used them on Isle Royals, the Superior Hiking...

In GEAR » Inov8 Flyroc 310 vs Roclite 315
August 28, 8:02pm

one hand water filter
Love my ULA. I did switch out the PUR filter for a Sawyer SP120.Starts out at 6 1/2 oz and after using ends up at 7 1/4 oz.

In GEAR » One-Handed Water Purification
August 20, 8:41pm

smoke
Greg, No problem. We didn't notice any smoke all the way into the basin. It was awesome and I don't use that word very often. Dave Noll

In GEAR » Wind Rivers - Smoke in Titcomb Basin?
August 20, 8:34pm

bear protection
Ryan, Just got back from the Winds and Titcomb Basin area.We used an ursack with an OP bag. I didn't really see that many decent hanging trees in the area.

In GEAR » Bear protection options above treeline...
August 20, 8:56am

gram cracker
Just got back from our trip in the Winds. Using the gram cracker and caldera cone I averaged just over 1 1/4 tablets for a nearly full SUL 1100. My only problem was difficulty starting the esbit ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit stove
August 16, 6:05pm

esbit stove
Using esbit stove w/ a caldera cone I can get the water in a sul-1100 pot to a rolling boil using aprx 1 1/4 tablet. Any idea how much it will take at 10,000 feet?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit stove
July 31, 6:00pm

Yogurt Leather
Thanks Duane! I made a batch overnight with strawberry yogurt but I must have spread it too thin, or left it in the dehydrator too long. Although it was fairly easy to roll the first half with a li...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Yogurt Leather
July 25, 7:47am

Re: altitude sickness?
Andrew, I have backpacked for years at different altitudes, next week we're heading to the Wind River Range for a couple of weeks. The first thing I do is acclimatize and stabilize my body a...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » altitude sickness?
July 24, 8:38pm

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