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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: Re: 7-10 days of food in Weekender
Greg, No problem. I have the file at work and will email it to you tomorrow. Yes, those are the freeze dried chicken pieces. I was going to make them put for the large group of 5, just easier...

In GEAR » Bearikade Weekender: Which ULA pack
May 25, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuben / Down Quilt
Tim, I love how you are really thinking through all the possible revisions for WLQ-2. All sound like great ideas even though Steven is probably going to love version 1 !!! Only thing I'm b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
May 25, 3:48pm

Re: Re: Re: 7-10 days of food in Weekender
Check out my gear list for 9 days worth of food in a BV500. This chart shows 5 people for nine days with 5 bear canisters. Yes, it was a TIGHT SQEEZE !!! If I had made all the dinners like I did...

In GEAR » Bearikade Weekender: Which ULA pack
May 25, 3:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cuben / Down Quilt
Directly from Steven's web site: Seriously, this thing has 8 oz. of 800+ fill down and is sized for me at 6'3" tall & about 185 lbs. The inner and outer shell are made of 0.33 o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
May 20, 4:40pm

Re: Cuben / Down Quilt
Tim, Awesome work. That quilt looks like it was made in a US factory! I didn't think you liked doing Down ?? Looks like you have it mastered! Steve, Can't wait to hear the first tri...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben / Down Quilt
May 20, 2:28pm

Re: RE: Dual Fuel stove
Jan, Thanks for the insight. I was wondering if I needed more air at the burner. I can easily add a few small holes. Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Dual Fuel stove
May 19, 10:04pm

Re: New Pertex Quantum-Cuben Fiber Bivy
Bill, As usual, it looks great. Questions for you... how come you didn't make the staking loops out of Cuben ? Super strong and easy to make? Does this one use the balloon for supp...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Pertex Quantum - Cuben Fiber Bivy
May 19, 4:01pm

Re: Re: Sleeping bag modified with Cuben
Thanks Greg. I built the nice quilt a few months back to take me down at and below freezing. This bag is really planned for trips where I think the temp will not drop down below 40 degrees but wa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sleeping bag modified with Cuben
May 19, 8:59am

Re: Hiking Poles for the TALL
My Gossamer Gear Lightrek 4 poles actually go a little further then 140cm. I'm sure you could call and talk to Grant at GG to see what he thinks the safe length is. Guessing they could go up ...

In GEAR » Hiking Poles for the TALL
May 18, 11:47pm

Sleeping bag modified with Cuben
I had always wanted to try out the Gossamer Gear Night Light sleeping bag but found this Sierra Designs Wicked Light on sale for just over $100.00 a few months ago and figured I would take a shot a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sleeping bag modified with Cuben
May 18, 10:59pm

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