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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
My Website URL
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: iPhone & GPS
Right about limited 3G, but one could send an email to friends and family to let them know you are still alive. Just throwing out some thoughts. I use my Kindle a lot for reading and like it. I hav...

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and Steve Jobs
March 07, 6:05pm

Re: If Ryan Jordan gets to talk to Steve Jobs
Roleigh, If you cannot get any reception, then how does it work as a GPS? It needs data to work as a GPS, doesn't it? Or are you just using a map? If just the map, then can't you load ma...

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan and Steve Jobs
March 07, 5:36pm

Re: MLD - New 2011 Gear
Okay... So is there something wrong with BPL as a social site?

In GEAR » MLD - New 2011 Gear
March 07, 2:48pm

Re: MLD - New 2011 Gear
Well, That is a nice looking tent. Probably a lot of people are going to add, yet another, tent to their collection :) Franco? Ben?

In GEAR » MLD - New 2011 Gear
March 07, 2:40pm

Re: MLD Facebook
What is Facebook?

In GEAR » MLD - New 2011 Gear
March 07, 2:38pm

Re: Trail Maintenance Design Project
Do you even need a cover or rainfly? If not, can you store items in outside pockets that will not be harmed by rain? Can you put often used, but not water proof items in an outside pocket wit...

In GEAR » Trail Maintenance Design Project
March 07, 2:32pm

Re: Thinking for yourself.
"I'm willing to bet that there is a strong correlation between those that "do not think for themselves" and those that do not think like you." I do not want to convince a...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 07, 12:37pm

Re: Re: Glenn Beck and Welfare
Doug, Are you suggesting that we actively think for ourselves? Wow, that would mean we would be resonsible for our own thoughts and accountable for our own actions!

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 07, 10:43am

Re: My first MYOG full dyneema pack
Wow, that looks nice. Very professional looking.

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG full dyneema pack
March 07, 10:41am

Re: Bivy as bag liner
Piper, You hit the downside of poncho/tarp as rain gear and shelter... as it cannot be both at the same time. If the rain is bad, I put on my windshirt which is water repellant, quickly set up t...

In Multiple Use Gear » Bivy as bag liner
March 07, 10:38am

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