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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
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: JMT Gear List
Jonathan, Your list looks really good. The only thing I didn't see was your method of water treatment listed ?? Also, having done the JMT in 9 days I can tell you that you are really humping...

In Gear Lists » JMT Gear List
March 04, 1:43pm

Re: Ti Walking Crampon - Rev 3
Steven, NICE work in the improvments!!! Looking forward to hearing how they work out!!

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Walking Crampon
March 04, 12:51pm

Re: Cuben Fiber / Climashield XP - Sleeping Bag
Bill, The bag is looking great! Can't believe that weight this is going to be finished. 1.75 oz for the shell material is incredible. I just weighed the shell materials for my quilt I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber / Climashield XP - Sleeping Bag
March 04, 10:02am

Re: Re: Single Wall Pyramid- peak vent or not?
Tim, Very practical and great looking design. I had looked at making a new cuben shelter this year and wanted to do something similar to your design but extend the beak section even further and u...

In GEAR » Single Wall Pyramid- peak vent or not?
March 03, 10:33pm

Re: UL gaiters?
Based on your comments of needing a UL gaiter to "keep my socks cleaner and have them last longer (less grit/rocks grinding around underfoot) and reduce stops for pebble removal." you sho...

In GEAR » UL gaiters?
March 03, 10:25pm

Re: Re: Replacing Goat pole grips... Whoops!
I think the new GG grips have a larger diameter hole in them now. You could check with Grant at GG to find out for sure. Kevin

In GEAR » Replacing goat pole grips
March 03, 9:20pm

Re: Cuben Fiber / Climashield XP - Sleeping Bag
Bill, Any updates and or photos of the finished bag ?? Really looking forward to seeing how this turns out. I hope you can post some photos soon! I had really considered making a sleeping bag si...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber / Climashield XP - Sleeping Bag
March 02, 2:02pm

Version 4 !!!! Ready for testing !!!
I just finished version 4 and I'm ready to send it to Bill today for testing! He has a pack lined up to try and incorporate a way to install the new carbon frame into it for testing. Guessing...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lighter Carbon Back Stay - version 2
March 02, 11:29am

Re: It was good while it lasted
I might have been one of the last ones to place an order as I realized I wanted one more item and tired to go back to place the order a few minutes later and it wouldn't take it. Yes, it was...

In Gear Deals » 40% off at Backcountry...
March 01, 10:34am

Re: backcountry sale
Kevin, STILL working. I just placed ANOTHER order. Just follow the instructions and use code 2X9-1-YEL9U Third order placed in three days .. PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!

In Gear Deals » 40% off at Backcountry...
March 01, 9:28am

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