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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
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My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: Joshua Tree Solo, 4/3-4/4
Great trip, Craig. Told you it was gonna be hot :)

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree Solo, 4/3-4/4
April 04, 11:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Anyone being foreclosed on
Jerry and George... I am not saying banks are not bad. But not necessarily all the problem. Government created a mechanism that allowed cheating. Business should not be allowed to lo...

In Chaff » Anyone being foreclosed on?
April 04, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Trekking poles ?
Dale, You forgot relocating rattlesnakes :)

In GEAR » Trekking poles ?
April 04, 4:36pm

Re: Anyone being foreclosed on?
This is much more complicated than it sounds. Banks and mortgage companies do not loan most of the money for homes any more -- they sell the loan, which is "serviced" by mortgage servi...

In Chaff » Anyone being foreclosed on?
April 04, 4:30pm

Re: Windshirts and sun hats! your opinion?
Recently replaced my Montbell windshirt with a Houdini. Great piece of gear!! Sometimes I bring both a windshirt and shell, sometimes use a Marmot Essence as both. Depends on weather and shelter...

In GEAR » Windshirts and sun hats!
April 04, 12:25pm

Re: Re: Mr. Clelland indeed!
Briefs ------ pretty standard clothing item. Some short liners are like 80 grit sandpaper. And you can wear your pants while washing out your briefs because you didn't bring any $%^&* toile...

In Gear Lists » Ultralight generic gear list
April 04, 12:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Anyone being foreclosed on?
Oh, oh... Hope it isn't the Linda Green I once dated, if so everyone better watch out!

In Chaff » Anyone being foreclosed on?
April 04, 11:52am

Dear Mr Apeman,
George, So how many people stopped you to talk about your feet? For me this is one of the drawbacks, everyone wants to talk about the shoes :)

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
April 04, 11:51am

Re: Brett Maune becomes the 10th person to finish Barkley Marathons!
Brett posted here a lot in 2009 before his JMT adventure.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Brett Maune becomes the 10th person to finish Barkley Marathons!
April 04, 11:06am

Re: Re: Polycro ?
Surprisingly, my Polycro has held up. I have read about others using it on really long trips without problems too.

In GEAR » 3.5 ounce groundsheet bad or good?
April 04, 8:52am

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