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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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Re: Re: It doesn't matter
Dave, you are a wise man!

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 8:48pm

It doesn't matter
I just figured out that some people here on BPL can take a better picture with a phone than I can take with my RX100. So... there is no need for me to get a iii. I wonder if my wife will giv...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 8:21pm

"Danger, Will Robinson!"
When I first saw this thread, I knew everyone was going to share some heavy item they carried. I don’t have anything heavy to share. Not because I am the consummate light hiker, but well – I am...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 09, 8:13pm

Re: Re: Re: New camera
DK, I've haven't weighed it. I won't be back home until tomorrow and am then leaving on a weekend trip with my wife. Send me a PM to remind me and I will quickly weigh it when I ...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 6:15pm

Re: New camera
I got a RX100i when the first came out a couple years ago or so. I have been extremely happy with it. I do miss the view finder in my previous P&S. I even bought a ClearViewer adapter that scre...

In GEAR » New camera
October 09, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Senior Pass!
"I think I would feel guilty not paying." Given that I have paid a lot taxes for almost 50 years, many years at an excessively high tax rate for things I don't use and things I con...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Senior Pass!
October 09, 5:18am

Re: Re: Senior Pass!
"the only thing is, I can easily afford the fees. My niece with several kids, for example, has a much more difficult time. She's the one that should be getting the discount. Or everyone sh...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Senior Pass!
October 08, 8:56pm

Re: Limits of mountain bike travel?
Well even though I am not a mountain bike fan, I have to say that is one skilled rider. You have to admire that! Not to mention his big cojones.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Limits of mountain bike travel?
October 08, 8:43pm

Re: A wildlife photographer in SoCal
When I clicked the link it says I have to sign in. Does that mean I have to work in a cube or something else?

In On the Web » A wildlife photographer in SoCal
October 08, 8:41pm

Re: Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
opps... double post.

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
October 08, 8:37pm

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