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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: JTR
Not too long to walk, but running would be more like work to me:)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Joshua Tree Run???
November 14, 11:29pm

Re: Joshua Tree Run???
Craig, I think the actual mileage from Black Rock Canyon Campground to the backcountry board near the north entrance is around 33 miles; but I have heard it is 37. I have yo-yo'd this tr...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Joshua Tree Run???
November 14, 10:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
"And we demand that they be nearly pollution free and demand they obtain an average of 35.5 MPG (see Obama's 2016 CAFE unified standards)." It puzzles me that you would object to t...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 14, 9:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Producers vs. the Rest of Us?
...and you dodged some pretty specific questions about teachers/public employees :) --------------------------------------------------------- A couple interesting website reports: Majority o...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 14, 9:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Producers vs. the Rest of Us?
...and you dodged some pretty specific questions about teachers/public employees :) Are you proud of the quality of high school graduates in the state you work in? I know you take pride in your ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 14, 8:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
but I'm afraid that the belief that business will always do right by the consumer to stay in business or grow the business, or that the consumer will always stay away from businesses that do wr...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 14, 8:32pm

Re: Producers vs. the Rest of Us?
Does this include anyone working within/under the umbrella of a government agency, especially those within any regulatory or social services related fields? Is this a legitimate function of gove...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 5:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
Wasn't Alan Greenspan one of Ayn Rand's inner circle? Yes he was. And 5 years after her death, he joined the Federal Reserve which tries to manipulate the money supply. I am sure she is ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 5:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
So would you say that the percentage of business people who are immoral or break the law is higher than the general population who are immoral or break the law? Why do we just assume that busine...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 5:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: no light either.
I'd rather put mine in a group that tests products/processes it doesn't stand to profit from. -------------------------------------------------------------- But the group does profit, alt...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
November 12, 4:26pm

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