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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: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"Who appointed us god to determine how to run their country???" We did. And it is wrong. We need to get out of the "Nation Building" business. We need to stay out of all thes...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 1:58am

@ Jerry?
"Our current deficit is due to a number of things: ...The economic downturn results in less tax receipts. This will fix itself if we don't screw up the economy by abruptly cutting gover...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 1:55am

Re: What is everybody's favorite way to treat water?
Aqua Mira tablets or Katadyn. I can time it so I am not sitting around for 4 hours waiting for the tabs to work. Weight triumphs for me on this subject.

In GEAR » What is everybody's favorite way to treat water?
March 30, 1:34am

Re: Actual Pack Volume
Go to the McHale Packs website. Dan has a method you can use to calculate a lot of packs.

In GEAR » Actual Pack Volume
March 30, 1:31am

Re: Tax Cheats: Young, Single and Male
Was their study based on a solid methodology?

In Chaff » Tax Cheats: Young, Single and Male
March 28, 11:14pm

Re: Re: ok, again
"Since I have no experience backpacking with groups, I thought sharing is what groups do." To quote myself :)

In Philosophy & Technique » Speaking of light; wouldn't sharing gear make our packs much lighter?
March 28, 10:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"As a whole, the Wealthy have manipulated the Economy, the Stock Market, the Banks, the laws, etc, to aid in their exponential growth of wealth over the last 50 years." Do the wealthy ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 28, 10:42pm

Re: Right to Work
I heard recently that in somewhere around 41 of our 50 states, public employees have better pension plans than the private sector (I have not researched to verify). I think this is the answer. Lets...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 28, 5:56pm

Re: Trail Runners
Well for hiking, I keep going back to Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra. They just fit me perfect and last. I have 3 pair. One for when they quite making them, and one a size larger for winter hiking. I u...

In GEAR » The Trail Runner Thread
March 27, 8:44pm

Re: Republicans ARE environmentalists, too.....
Brad, Nice post, but you are going to drive yourself nuts trying to explain how business works, unless you are talking to someone who has successfully run a business. Yep, neither party is doing...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 27, 8:22pm

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