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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!
My PDF Gear ListFood list for 9 day hike- revised AGAIN

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All Forum Posts by Kevin Egelhoff

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Re: FS: Nunatak Arc Alpinist , x2
Also, how have they been stored? Non-smoking environment ? Thanks Kevin

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc Alpinist , x2
January 07, 4:32pm

Re: Poles: Gossamer 4 or REI Peak UL?
I have both and can give you a little more insite. The Ti Goat are a pultruded carbon product in the lower portion of the shaft versus the GG poles that are built using the conventional method o...

In GEAR » Poles: Gossamer 4 or REI Peak UL?
December 12, 4:35pm

WTB: Arc Alpinist
Looking to purchase a newer Nunatak Arc Alpinist quilt in size large. I'm 6'2" Please send info to: Thanks!

In Gear Swap » WTB: Arc Alpinist
December 04, 2:49pm

Re: Re: Need help with a MYOG quilt
Michael, Hope you take LOTS of photos on this project so you can inspire a few of us on the edge of making a quilt to move forward !!!! Thanks Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Need help with a MYOG quilt
November 11, 4:58pm

Re: Replace it
YES !!! Just give Grant a call at GG. He is a great guy and will definitely help you out! Kevin

In Gear Swap » FS - GG Lightrek 3 Trekking Pole
November 11, 4:54pm

Gossamer Gear new Adjustbale Length Hiking poles !!!!
Gossamer Gear JUST put their new adjustable length hiking poles on their web site. Price was reduced on the first batch due to a small production error .. "NOTE: Due to a manufacturin...

In Gear Deals » Gossamer Gear new Adjustbale Length Hiking poles !!!!
October 17, 11:49am

Seat, cozy, and pillow !!!
I made this cozy last month from Gossamer Gear 3/8" Thinlight Insulation padding. Cut it down to the perfect size to be able to hold two or more more 1 gallon zip lock baggies, one in each si...

In Multiple Use Gear » z rest seat
October 12, 7:27pm

Speaking of prisons ...
Nothing better then the prison issue "finger cot" tooth brush ... JUST 1.4 grams (0.049 oz.) Can't use it to poke a bears eye out but it sure is light for a tooth brush! And yes .....

In Multiple Use Gear » Y'all are insanely creatve
October 12, 7:10pm

Re: Re: Re: 9 day menu
Allison, Actually the numbers are probably confusing to many but I use it to add up all the qtys as they go across the spread sheet and then get the total at the end of the column. Example: Ch...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 9 day hike menue - group of five
October 10, 2:29pm

Revised the PDF ... One more time.
Hey Kevin, I saw your 9-day meal list and I was wondering if you could e-mail me some specific information about it. In a nutshell, could you provide the manufacturers (i.e. the exact product n...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 9 day hike menue - group of five
October 10, 2:21pm

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