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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: Work and Play
It depends upon what you do with your free time. Most people have 2 days off per week, which is 104 days per year. Add in 6 holidays and 2 weeks of vacation, that is a total of 124 free day...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Work and Play
January 04, 5:24pm

Re: Group UL, time to talk about mean weight?
Hiking in groups is a heavy burden without any gear :)

In Philosophy & Technique » Group UL, time to talk about mean weight?
January 04, 4:13pm

Re: Re: Large Carnivores Getting Comfy in Europe
We need to send Kat and her cameras to Europe!

In On the Web » Large Carnivores Getting Comfy in Europe
January 04, 4:11pm

Lumpy?

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
January 04, 4:08pm

Re: One other thing...
Forget that thought. I just tried and it doesn't support the Mac version of Topo! on newer Macs.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mapping Software for a Mac ?
January 04, 4:00pm

One other thing...
National Geographic also has the Mac version on the CD, but I installed the Windows version since I was familiar with it. I may go back and install the Mac version to see if it is any better or wor...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mapping Software for a Mac ?
January 04, 3:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Mapping Software for a Mac ?
I am using two Thunder Bolt monitors with my MB Pro. This allows for many desktops on each monitor whether they be Windows or Mac or both. To switch desktops I just swipe with my Magic Mouse or Tra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Mapping Software for a Mac ?
January 04, 3:30pm

Re: I'm converted to light wieght
Typical of these kinds of threads, everyone is going to chime in with their favorite pieces of gear. The key to really lightening up your kit is to get rid of everything you truly don't need...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I'm converted to light wieght
January 04, 3:07pm

Re: Winter Pack
This one does everything you are asking for. McHale LBP36 with P&G

In Winter Hiking » Design THE perfect light winter backpack
January 03, 11:08pm

Re: Re: No!
"Maybe I'm missing the sarcasm here but this strikes me as a terrible idea if your goal is to secure preservation. In doing this you completely disassociate any inherent vale that conse...

In Philosophy & Technique » The inevitable bike legalization of the JMT
January 03, 11:03pm

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