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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: Re: Re: Re: Input on quilt size
Troy, I'm pretty sure Tim makes his foot boxes with the zipper like this for his quilts: Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Input on quilt size
April 06, 12:22pm

Re: FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
These are the specs that I just found and now I'm thinking Joe might have a older or different design? His states that his are sewn through baffles ??? Not like this one? Wicked Light 45F/...

In Gear Swap » FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
April 02, 12:07pm

Re: Re: FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
Steven, The stock bag that I was looking at a month ago weighed around 22 to 23 oz and had 9 oz of 800 FP down. I really wanted to get one on sale and convert it to a top bag. I figured I could ...

In Gear Swap » FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
April 02, 11:58am

Re: FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
Joe, Is this a modified bag from the origional ?? I thought this bag weighed 22 oz. ?? I have seen new Wickedlight bags on sale for as little as $139.00 and had thought about trying to convert o...

In Gear Swap » FS:WickedLight 45deg 800 reg bag
April 02, 11:34am

Re: Ideas for v5
Huzefa, If I only had the time ..... I had wanted to make a cuben pack to try it out with this stay but I really need to make another cuben shelter for the summer/fall and that will be taking u...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
April 01, 8:40am

Re: Carbon Fiber Pack Stay - Adding a Pack Bag
Bill, Looking forward to seeing the new bag !! On the stay, you can sand down any sharp edges on the carbon using standard sand paper. Applying tape to the carbon should help as well. Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
March 31, 3:40pm

Re: Carbon Fiber Pack Stay - Adding a Pack Bag
Bill, Any progress to report on the new pack ???? DEFINITELY looking forward to seeing what you have come up with and what you think of the stay so far. Thanks Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
March 31, 1:35pm

Re: efficient load carrying
Huzefa, Good question ..... and this is something that I had been thinking about as well. I haven't tried it as I'm trying to keep it simple to start and figured just adding the carbon st...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
March 31, 1:34pm

Re: Help with pyramid apex
Ben, Here is a link to were you can find a photo of the center apex section I used on my mid built using grossgrain material ... If I remember correctly.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with pyramid apex
March 18, 9:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Gossamer Gear "The One"
Martin, THANKS for posting that link !!! Great photos showing how the 09 version looks on the inside and outside !! Kevin

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear "The One"
March 18, 9:05pm

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