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Eric Noble (ericnoble) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Colorado Rockies
About Me I'm 45 years old, 6'4" and 195 lbs. I've backpacked in the Colorado Rockies, the Wasatch and Uinta mountains, and in Zions National Park. I mountain bike in the Colorado Rockies. I've kayaked in Yellowstone and on Flaming Gorge, and rafted the Green, Colorado and Snake rivers. My trips are usually a week long or less. I love to hike wherever I can. I'm an Assistant Scout Master and I'm often out with the Scouts. My immediate goal is to thru-hike the Colorado trail. I've lived in Utah, Ohio, Illinois, Argentina, California, and Colorado.

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All Forum Posts by Eric Noble

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Re: places to stay in Costa Rica
If you are going to the Arenal volcano you may want to treat yourself to a stay at the Arenal Observatory Lodge. It's definitely not a hostel but is a unique experience that may be worth the ex...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Costa Rica backpacking sugggestions?
May 09, 2:14pm

Re: i've broken 2 of them
I had one break on me in the middle where the name is stamped into the plastic. It was May in the Colorado Rockies so it wasn't that cold. I figured it was just defective and bought another one...

In Gear Deals » Light My Fire Spork
March 28, 8:19am

Re: Osprey Aether 70
If it turns out that you are interested in the Aether, I have one and can answer any questions you might have. If your still interested, I would happily part with mine. It's a great pack, but m...

In GEAR » Large backpacks
March 20, 6:42pm

Re: shadow hoody?
Smartwool Shadow Hoody is made of merino wool. Check out the reader reviews, including mine.

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 12, 9:08am

Re: Light & Comfort Pack at 30+ pounds
Aaron, I just spent a week in the Indian Peaks with the Scouts. I used the ULA Arctic Dry Pack with a 26 lb. load. It was my first outing with the pack and it performed very well. I even tried runn...

In GEAR » Light & Comfort Pack at 30+ pounds
August 14, 5:57pm

Re: First 2 lightweight courses of 2007 are back!
That's great news! I can't wait for the full report. I just finished a week long guided trip with the scouts and they added about 16 lbs of gear and food to my pack. My pack weight was abou...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
August 07, 9:46am

Re: Canister Stoves and Altitude
Terry, I live at 6,000 feet and my canister stoves work great. I have a Brunton Crux and a Coleman Xtreme. It sounds like the worker at the gear shop was a little confused. Cold can be an issue for...

In GEAR » Canister Stoves and Altitude
August 06, 5:26pm

Re: JMT Atempt Report
Great attempt! I too, have appreciated all of your posts detailing the planning and the gear. I had to laugh at your casual mention of being awakened by a bear sniffing the bag you were using as a ...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 06, 1:27pm

Re: More questions
Joseph, I've used a Hennessy hammock with 2 No Sniveller Long quilts for several years now. I spent all last week in the Indian Peaks of the Colorado rockies with this set up. I'm 6'4&...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Jacks ‘R’ Better Old Rag Mtn Down Quilt REVIEW
August 02, 2:35pm

Re: BUG report: avatar removal
Works for me in Safari.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BUG report: avatar removal
August 01, 10:16pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Noble

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Ibex 17.5 Polo
DESCRIPTION: For when a T-shirt is simply not enough of a statement, we offer class...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
April 22, 12:10pm

Ibex Climawool Glove
Here's the slightly edited description and specs from the Ibex web site. ...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
March 22, 10:00am

Ibex Hooded Shak
This is the perfect base layer for downhill skiing. The versatility of a hoody with thumb sleeves is unmatched. Hooded Shak

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
February 08, 10:36am
I ordered a 5.5" x 7.5" sheet of 0.016 inch 6Al4V titanium from Thru-Hiker. This is a custom size not shown on the website. Talking with Ayce was a pleasure and quite helpful in completing my project....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:52am

Smartwool Shadow Hoody
The Smartwool Shadow hoody is essentially a Smartwool Zip-T with a hood and cuff thumb holes. The fabric weight of the two garments is the same, 195g. My size large weighs 12.7 ounces on my scale. As ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
November 02, 6:24pm