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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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WTB: Bearvault BV500
Need a few of these if anyone has any for sale. Thanks Kevin Kevin@racetime(dot)com

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bearvault BV500
September 08, 3:05pm

Picture ??
Bill, Any chance we might be able to see a picture taken with you wearing the pack? Maybe a side view? I would like to see how far it sits off your back and how the wings work with the straps. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » New External Frame - MYOG
September 04, 12:40pm

Carbon tubes to reduce weight ?
Bill, Guessing the alum. tubes on your design are pretty light ? If not, do you want to try and add some superlight carbon tubes to try and reduce the weight ? Guessing the wings might be th...

In Make Your Own Gear » New External Frame - MYOG
September 02, 3:12pm

Dave, email me!
Dave, For some reason I'm not able to PM you and it says it can't locate your name ? Would you please email me at Thanks Kevin

In Gear Swap » Wanted - BPL Cocoon UL60 Hoody
August 21, 9:21am

Size needed is LARGE
Guess I forgot to mention the size!! Need Size LARGE! Thanks Kevin

In Gear Swap » Wanted - BPL Cocoon UL60 Hoody
August 20, 4:29pm

Wanted - BPL Cocoon UL60 Hoody
Looking to purchase (1) or (2) UL60 Hoodies in great shape. Thanks Kevin

In Gear Swap » Wanted - BPL Cocoon UL60 Hoody
August 20, 4:28pm

Re: Walking Axe Delays
Steven, Make sure and include some pictures SOON as I'm really looking forward to see how it is all coming together! Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
December 11, 2:16pm

Re: Re: Carbon tube
Steve, First prototype carbon tube stats: OD. has NOT been precision ground. Not ground appears to give a nice grip feel ?? You can tell me what you think after seeing it. Length is 19.0&q...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
November 19, 3:38pm

Carbon tube
To answer a few of your questions: I'm assuming you make carbon shafts at work? Yes. First off, how much is this going to cost to have you "whip up" a custom one? This was suppo...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
November 15, 11:40am

Time for the carbon tube !!!
Back from a week long trip. Steven, tell me the ID and I will whip you up a carbon tube. The ID should be the critical dimension with the parts going into the carbon tube. Also give me the O...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
November 14, 6:01pm

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