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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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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

Need new shoes
For the past few years I have been using Innov8 315's. However, the new 2013 model is not as breathable, nor is the grip on wet surfaces as good any more. I am looking at three different shoes....

In GEAR » Need new shoes
December 04, 1:00pm

Superior
James, Here are a few more pictures to whet your appetite. I did this trip with Mark, from Iowa, who frequents these forums. He can tell you that it is gorgeous and plenty tough. http://www.fli...

In Post-Trip Reports » Superior - 2 nights on the SHT in Minnesota
December 04, 6:23am

SHT
Nice job Art. You gotta smile more.

In Post-Trip Reports » Superior - 2 nights on the SHT in Minnesota
November 28, 7:14am

tent for Patagonia
:) Good one Max.

In GEAR » tent for Patagonia
November 19, 7:05pm

tent for Patagonia
My wife and I are going to Patagonia in March for 10 days of backpacking. We have a SMD Haven and a Stephenson Warmlite. Which one should we use?

In GEAR » tent for Patagonia
November 19, 1:30pm

Patagonia in March
My wife and I are going to Patagonia in March and will be spending 10 days doing the Q circuit. I do have a few questions. 1) Stephenson Warmlite or SMD Haven? 2) 20 degree or 30 degree quilt...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Patagonia in March
November 13, 5:30am

Surprise
+1 on the sawdust. That was GREAT. Thanks.

In Chaff » Surprise Homecoming.
October 30, 6:04pm

Camino
My wife, who is 61, did the Camino "Del Norte" this spring. She headed over on May 1 and got home June 18. That included 5 days in Madrid with friends at the end of the trip. If you want ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Camino de Santiago
October 28, 2:28pm

California bans lead
I am 65 years old and have been hunting for over 50 years. I live in Minnesota and have hunted waterfowl, pheasants and deer extensively. Waterfowl hunting has required non-toxic shot for a long ti...

In Chaff » California bans lead for all hunting.
October 14, 3:33pm

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