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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: Mike - hats off to you my friend
"Most of us aren't looking for "bomber"......." Ah, but some of us do non-back packing trips too.Those tents are UL compared to my traditional camping shelters. ...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 06, 7:49am

Re: re: iPhone
Just so you know, when the ambient temperature exceeds around 110F the iPhone shuts down and will not operate until it gets cooler. You learn these kinds of things when you live in a desert. On ...

In GEAR » non-iPhone user with iPhone question
June 06, 7:29am

Re: non-iPhone user with iPhone question
Since you are not familiar with the phone, this is the best strategy so you don't have a problem. Hold the power button down for a couple of seconds. The screen will then show an slider but...

In GEAR » non-iPhone user with iPhone question
June 05, 9:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Almost SUL . . .
"I think it is a good idea to practice doing that once in a while to retain the skill. Granted, most of the time in the summer we have good visibility, and we can just eyeball our navigation b...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
June 05, 6:41pm

Re: Re: Almost SUL . . .
"I didn't see a toothbrush or toothpaste." Well... Your teeth aren't going to fall out if you don't brush them for 2 or 3 days ;)

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
June 05, 6:05pm

Re: Almost SUL . . .
Well it looks like you need to shed over a pound (1.22). Problem is, you are going to need to change how you operate and that might not be worth it to you. That extra pound plus is really difficult...

In Gear Lists » Almost SUL . . .
June 05, 12:25am

Buy a Mac

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » can't search
June 04, 11:49pm

Re: Long Term Cuben Use
My Cuben stuff sacks are the thin stuff and start to fall apart after a couple years. I have a EE quilt in Cuben and I poked a hole in it with a finger nail stuffing it into my pack - user error...

In GEAR » Long Term Cuben Use
June 04, 11:46pm

Re: Mines good, for the most part
Use a quality brand 6 point socket, although it will probably cost more than the stove.

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
June 04, 7:48pm

Re: Walking Still in the Desert
Enjoyable read. One of my favorite places.

In Editor's Roundtable » Walking Still in the Desert
June 03, 7:29pm

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