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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: New to this - how fast can one backpack (miles/day)?
Barry, Welcome. So are your goals to do certain miles a day (personal competition), or just get a feel for what you should plan trip-wise? If you want to just do miles, then 30+ a day is reas...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New to this - how fast can one backpack (miles/day)?
March 31, 11:03pm

Re: Ya
Ken, Are you announcing your intention to run for president? ;)

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 7:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: George - Try the Treks
George, Go easy on the Treks at first. They are not shoes!

In Editor's Roundtable » Minimalist Footwear for Summer Backpacking
March 31, 7:34pm

Re: My DIY tarp: lighter, warmer, much cheaper than silnylon :)
Ceasar! How many ounces is it? gotcha. 14.21541 Nice job for cheap.

In Make Your Own Gear » My DIY tarp: lighter, warmer, much cheaper than silnylon :)
March 31, 7:29pm

Re: Suggestions for speed
+1 Kyle. I have no idea what you are talking about, but it seems your suggests were the fix. :)

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Question for our MODERATORS
March 31, 7:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Ya
Jerry, State, local, and even local utilities subsidize them. To be honest, I switched on my own accord. My living/dining room has several recessed light fixtures, and the halogen bulbs sucke...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 6:30pm

Re: good thing I made popcorn
Ceasar, I think most of it is tongue in cheek. I can use either. For some measures I need to convert in my head, but the math is much easier in the metric system for me. And some of us seniors j...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lightweight backpacking should go metric!
March 31, 5:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ya
"Who runs this program?" Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy (federal government) -------------------------- Who would have guessed? So these are the peop...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 5:21pm

Re: Re: Ya
"I agree, Star program is a joke, we should fix it or replace it" Who runs this program?

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 3:10pm

Re: Re: Battle Anti-Wildlife Legislation with 'Save Our Skins'
Bob, Don't laugh about it. EarthJustice is a Sierra Club spin-off. $40 mil in assests. Much of the staff and board members are attorneys. Last year salaries, attorney fees and related staff ...

In Chaff » Battle Anti-Wildlife Legislation with 'Save Our Skins'
March 31, 2:49pm

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