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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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Dual Fuel stove
Thanks to Bill F. for posting his dual fuel stove. This is basically a copy of Bill's but uses a MSR Windpro stove as the foundation due to its large efficient burner. Total weight is 8.74 oz...

In Make Your Own Gear » Dual Fuel stove
May 18, 8:41pm

Re: Re: weight
Beautifully done !!!! Can't believe that was your first project! I definitely want to hear how your neck closure works as well. I might have to think about adding that feature to mine if...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thru-hiker quilt finished
May 15, 12:45pm

Re: Re: KISSCARE Biomedical liquid: multi purpose solution to blisters/footcare/first aid/burns/insects/sun/rain?
I think we paid about $250 for 8 grams to do the bottom of our racing sailboat. VERY expensive but it goes a LONG ways !! I think they mixed in a few drops to cover the entire bottom of out 30 fo...

In GEAR » KISSCARE Biomedical liquid: multi purpose solution to blisters/footcare/first aid/burns/insects/sun/rain?
May 14, 4:48pm

Re: Inov8 Roclite 305 Long Term Durability
Jonathan, I did the entire JMT in 10 days in the Rolite 305's and they were GREAT shoes and held up well even though they looked a little worn by the end of the trip. The cushioning with some...

In GEAR » Inov8 Roclite 305 Long Term Durability
May 14, 3:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Questions for the stove experts.
Roger, Thanks. That seems to put a lot into perspective on doing all the work to eliminate the preheat tube. Think I will just remove the legs and try it out. Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions for the stove experts.
May 14, 10:21am

Re: Re: Questions for the stove experts.
Thanks for the info Roger. This is basically going to be a similar version to BIll's "Son of Balrog" stove using the aluminum windscreen that allows one group stove to be used as a c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions for the stove experts.
May 13, 4:48pm

Questions for the stove experts.
I just ordered the MSR Windpro as I think it has the best potential to make a light weight stove that I can use for our group hikes of 5 people. We typically are out for 6 to 10 days so we need th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions for the stove experts.
May 13, 11:28am

Re: Re: Re: yep, chaff.
Wew... didn't notice that it was an old post. Thanks for the update !!! Kevin

In GEAR » Cuban Fiber underwear
May 07, 3:05pm

Re: Re: Re: yep, chaff.
Steven, WHY didn't it work when you bonded it together ??? I need to know what happened as I have the Hysol all set to try out on the new shelter. The modified rain chapps I made last year...

In GEAR » Cuban Fiber underwear
May 07, 2:38pm

JUST got my Caldera - GVP Esbit in the mail yesterday! Very cool!
I JUST got mine in the mail !!! I had emailed Grant about this weeks ago when I first heard they were coming out and I must have been one of the first to get one !!! These are way cool. I have n...

In GEAR » New Caldera Kegs!
May 07, 12:34pm

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