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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: Trade schools
Katharina, I misspelled your name in an earlier post. I apologize.

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 1:59pm

Re: RE: RE: RE: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
Kendall, + 1 trillion!!

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 1:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Trade schools
"The list of expertise you write about would only apply to a master mechanic that can repair every engine made yesterday and today. Still have to meet one that does it all, and I have met many...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 1:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Republicans attack on wilderness. Unconscionable.
"But, in spirit, I agree with both you amd Brad." Tom, you are really scaring me now :) I do not want to force a person to take any kind of job. And I do not want to give a person m...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 1:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Republicans attack on wilderness. Unconscionable.
"In Germany they have a plan where employers put people on half time and pay them half, and unemployment makes up for some of the lost wages." Jerry, I do not understand this. Instead ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 12:28pm

Re: Re: on good teaching
Same thing with private companies. You look at salary surveys and workers with more experience are paid more. ----- Often not the case. Many high paid executives in their 30's have very ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 12:26pm

Re: Re: on good teaching
"Generally speaking, a teacher fresh out of school isn't as good as one with years of experience." Maybe not. New graduates are up to date on technology and often can apply it easi...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 12:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: on good teaching
"I'm sure you can understand why this is frightening to the general public." I think what is frightening many people is the fact that some high school graduates can barely read or ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 12:18pm

Re: Trade schools
Katrina, I am glad you brought up trade schools. One of the most common trade classes that is taught in the US, is automotive technology. This is my area of expertise. This trade, like many othe...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 11:45am

Re: Education...
As a teacher, I'm thankful that some of you acknowledge the complexity of the task. ----- Craig, I hear you. I have lots of ideas but this isn't the place and I am not an educator :)...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 31, 4:31am

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