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Kevin Egelhoff (kegelhoff) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Southern Cal
About Me Hiking for about 10 years now. First started carring a 80+ pound pack and now I'm down to about 18 lbs. for a five day trip!
CityEncinitas
StateCA
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All Forum Posts by Kevin Egelhoff

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
Eric, It was in Sept of last year and I'm sure the big cat hole was filled back in properly! Thanks and I will get my return address to you. Kevin

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 24, 10:07am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
Steve just sent out the email to everyone who had received one of the Ice axes and I was VERY surprised to read the email and see the link to the story. Life has been so hectic the past year or so...

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 23, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
I'm the same size as Alex and I also think the WM Ultralite is an excellent bag. I have about 6 Down sleeping bags and this is my #1 choice for a sleeping bag in sub 30 temps.

In GEAR » Best 15-20 Degree bag for the Weight? WM UltraLite? Hummingbird? Others?
October 13, 12:05pm

SteriPen
Chris, Check your PM's. Thanks Kevin

In Gear Swap » Packs & Steripen fs
October 09, 10:00am

Re: Re: No noise
Our group of (6) using 3 large Gossamer Gear Polycro gound sheets (2 people on one large sheet) have over 60 nights using these in our Mids for the last 5 years and I have never heard anyone compla...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ground Cloth for a Pyramid...Need Advice
September 15, 5:36pm

Ultralight tent poles.
On the tent poles, contact Grant at Gossamer Gear. He has some new parts that make a super light yet stiff pole that was designed specifically for Mids and shelters. He doesn't show them on h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Mid Tent
August 23, 9:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Progress?
Hey Guy, Been a BUSY year! I quit working on this project as I felt the carbon just ended up being too stiff and didn't flex enough side-to side. After attending the OR show for the first ti...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
August 12, 9:50pm

Tent Pole Parts will be avaialble VERY soon!!!!
I have received a few emails from people lately BUT I'm not able to reply to some people ... Not sure why and sorry if you didn't get a response. I tried ....... Quick update after tal...

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade light-weight tent pole. Any ideas?
July 11, 8:13pm

Bonding a carbon tube to carbon sheet
You have a lot of choices in the glue. The glue we use for high peel strength and is pretty easy to obtain is: 3m Scotch-Weld Epoxy Adhesive in either DP-100 (3-5 min. worklife and fast cure) o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Carbon Board and tube
June 30, 12:40pm

Re: Thanks
I think you are REALLY going to like the Mariposa Plus!

In Gear Swap » WTB MLD, ULA, or GG pack
June 22, 12:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Kevin Egelhoff

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Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn Tarp
We just returned from a long week in the Sierra's with a group of 6 this year. We needed one additional 2 man shelter for the 80 mile hike and at the last minute decided that he SpinnTwinn tarp w...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 17, 12:10pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
And now they come in the oh-so-cool camo color. These are the GOLD standard in best locking, ulta light, super durable, best griped poles on the market that our group has ever used. The new carbon wr...

In Trekking Poles
May 12, 3:27pm

Western Mountaineering Ultralight Super
I own 4 high quality Down sleeping bags and this is my current go-to fav! I'm 6'1", 185 lbs., and there is plenty of room in this bag to layer up with some extra clothes IF NEEDED to get...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 22, 5:27pm

Big Agnes Clearview
I talked three people in our group of five into buying this pad for our 9 day, 80+ mile hike in the high Sierra's. Night time Temps ranged from a low of 28 deg to a high of 38 deg. All three of ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 07, 4:39pm

Inov8 RocLite 315
Just like the others reported .. these are GREAT shoes. Not a single blister after doing 80+ miles in bad weather. I think the key to these shoes is the breathability and flexablity that allows the...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 07, 4:31pm

Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus 08
I have used several GG packs in the past and this new pack is the BEST I have ever used !!! I think I own close to 5 packs and this is my new favorite go-to pack of all time. Grant sent me the new a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 07, 4:23pm

Princeton Tec EOS
I have tried four different lights over the last four years and this light is by far my new favorite. I can't see any reason to change lights for a while now. Other reviews are spot on and I had...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
October 07, 4:07pm

SteriPen Adventurer
Hmmmm ... for once I'm not even close in agreement to anyone ??? Having purchased two brand new units after reading several positive comments, I can't wait to RETURN them both. First I want...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
October 07, 4:01pm

Gossamer Gear Miniposa
I have used the new GG Miniposa for the last 6 months now on several long distance hikes and this pack was everything I had hoped it would be. Super light, easy to use, very comfy, and lots of room f...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 10, 2:31pm

Gossamer Gear Lightrek Plus Poles
Five of us just returned from a 6 day, 90 mile hike on the John Muir Trail this past week. All of us had been using typical so-called light weight adjustable alum. poles in the past but we all decide...

In Trekking Poles
August 29, 11:44am