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Nick Gatel (ngatel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Started backpacking in the 1960's and still going strong.
CityPalm Springs
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.popupbackpacker.com
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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BG and the Demise of BPL
Apparently Bob’s account was inactivated, or at least that is what he thinks happened. No one from BPL has contacted him. Perhaps it was hacked? What has Bob done wrong? Unless I missed som...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 17, 8:35am

Re: MSR Aquatabs
Doesn't kill Cryptosporidium.

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 9
June 17, 12:06am

Re: RX100 Star Shots
Jen Mitol posted some a while back. I am sure you can find it via the search function.

In Photography » RX100 Star Shots
June 16, 10:53pm

Disappointed
Yes, I am probably the most vocal critic of Kickstarter on BPL. It has nothing to do with BPL. I did not donate anything to the Pack-rafting project. I don't know RJ. I really have no opi...

In Packrafting » Kickstarter Project: Learn to Packraft
June 16, 10:46pm

Re: In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
Bob is/was my favorite BPL persona. There is too much drama on BPL these days. Seems everything is deteriorating fast.

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 16, 10:32pm

Re: Go back and buy it
The warranty only applies to the original owner.

In GEAR » Is this North Face jacket worth $20?
June 15, 10:15pm

Re: Hunch
Very good, Max. When the Beatles "invaded" America I didn't care for them. They were so "bubble gum." I did watch them on the Ed Sullivan show. I also watched the Stones ...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 15, 11:04am

Re: Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
The BD Alpine Cork are 3 piece carbon with a good reputation as sturdy poles.

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 15, 12:00am

Re: About to order Borah CF bivy to pair with tarp for JMT/SHR: questions and expectations
I agree, you don't need it. Wow, we just saved you a boatload of money;)

In GEAR » About to order Borah CF bivy to pair with tarp for JMT/SHR: questions and expectations
June 14, 9:45pm

Re: Maybe I'm finally ultralight
Liberating, isn't it? Now those Boy Scouts are going to have a hard time keeping up with you!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Maybe I'm finally ultralight
June 14, 9:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Nick Gatel

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BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
Cool enough in 82F weather, warm in cool weather. Hood replaces light cap and light baclava. One piece of gear replaces several single items! Sizing is not 'standard.' But... if you review ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 09, 11:38pm

ULA Equipment
5/5 It seems that from earlier reviews, ULA has solved the communication issues with the addition of Casey to the staff, which must have solved that void. Not only was the communication great (t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 23, 1:49am