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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.
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All Forum Posts by David Noll

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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

Yogurt Leather
Have any of you ever prepared yogurt leather? I would like to try it, but am unsure how to go about it. There are a couple of recipes that I found on the internet; one calls for plain yogurt and an...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Yogurt Leather
July 24, 6:32pm

Re: Camino de Santiago
Hi Donna, First of all, I hope you are feeling better! Next, great pictures!!! Thank you, this makes it so real; all the detail of the different sections you were on are gorgeous, the shot of th...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
June 29, 11:37am

Camino de Santiago
Donna, It will be awesome to see some of your pictures! All you do is click on the button that says "Insert Image at Cursor" just above on the right side like Chris said and that's...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
June 25, 2:50pm

Camino de Santiago
Donna, I don''t know what I've been thinking! I'm in the middle of priming walls and mulching the garden, and I'm thinking about your trek and realize that I haven't aske...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
June 24, 1:58pm

Camino de Santiago
Donna, I want to thank you for taking the time to write your detailed experiences and recommendations. This is the first year I haven't gone to Spain since 1998 and although I have many ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
June 24, 11:16am

Camino de Santiago
Donna, Bienvenida Donna!! Welcome back!! I can't wait to hear details about your adventure! I am so glad you had an enjoyable experience and your light, light gear weight!!! As you know I ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
June 23, 6:17pm

I've come to realize that the only way to keep my wife warm is to either go with separate bags or to use a double bivy.

In GEAR » sleep system for couples?
June 19, 10:30am

Camino de Santiago
IƱaki your information is invaluable and I have archived it for reference when I do go to Spain. Thank you so much! I typically visit Spain every year, and this summer for the first time in 10 yea...

In Post-Trip Reports » Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain
May 29, 2:59pm

Hi Sam, Speaking of impressive equipment, your ULA pack at 14lbs or so is quite enviable! I want my pack to be like yours some day! I am working on it. It was very nice meeting you, and I hope ...

In Post-Trip Reports » superior hiking trail
May 28, 3:30pm

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

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