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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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Re: Gossamer Gear "The One"
Brad Someone in another thread was asking about the interior size of "The One". Any chance you might be able to snap a few interior photo of it with your sleeping bag and air mattress la...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear "The One"
March 18, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Done!
Yes, Tim is right on with the length dimensions. Quick review in case anyone wants the specs: 80.0" finished length (84.0" pattern) Footbox is 38" width x 26.0" length...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 17, 8:49pm

Re: The One - Laying space
Derek, I know the one was designed and tested by Glen at Gossamer Gear he is 6' 5" tall. I remember seeing a photo of him inside it and I recall it have plenty of room. I also saw it at...

In GEAR » The One - Laying space
March 16, 3:23pm

Re: Done!
Matt, Yes, hope to give it a funk soon !! I just made the nice big storage stuff sack out of the left over sheet that I used for the origional pattern on the quilt. Tim, that was my plan all a...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 15, 11:29am

Goose Down wanted
Anyone have one to two extra onces of high quality goose down left over from any projects that they want to sell ? Looking to make a hood to go with the quilt I just made but I hate to have to p...

In Gear Swap » Goose Down wanted
March 14, 7:42pm

Quilt NOW done! Ready to test!
o.k... NOW I'm done !!! I have the option of keeping the top portion WIDE open if it is warm or I need to vent ..... or if it gets cold I can cinch the top closed around my neck and create...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 14, 7:03pm

Re: New Quilt
Jay, I think you just sold me on making the new hood. I always use a nice wool beenie BUT this looks so warm and comfy! And ... multi use is always good. I can see that same hood with a nice...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 13, 2:13pm

Re: Re: New quilt almost done but .....
Roger, Without a way to seal the area around my neck all the nice warm are will be able to easily escape and allow cold air in. Especially in the 25 to 35 degree temp range. There is quite a bit...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 12, 10:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: New quilt almost done but .....
Tim, NOW I get it ..... that sounds clean and simple !!!! THANKS. Better then what I was thinking !!! Kevin

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 12, 9:45pm

Re: Re: Re: New quilt almost done but .....
Tim, You lost me there ... I think I could try folding a piece of paper to see if I can figure that one out ??? I had something simple in mind but now everyone has me thinking that I need to thi...

In Make Your Own Gear » New quilt almost done but .....
March 12, 9:11pm

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