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Sam Haraldson (sharalds) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Gallatin Range
About Me I am Sam. I enjoy ultralight backpacking, bicycling, splitboarding, and living simply.
CityBozeman
StateMT
CountryU.S.
My Website URLhttp://samh.net/backpacking/blog
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All Forum Posts by Sam Haraldson

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Help Needed in finding a breathable nylon
I think that washing fabrics that have DWR on them in regular detergents actually washes the DWR out of the fabric.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help Needed in finding a breathable nylon
April 07, 12:45pm

Bushbuddy
Only 8.46 oz when I place them on the scale together.

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 05, 5:24pm

Bushbuddy
Yes, some of the metal on the Bushbuddy Ultra is flimsy but that's the reason behind why it's so light. Like most ultralight gear it needs to be treated with respect. I would highly sugge...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 05, 9:01am

Cuben Fiber Double Wall Tent
Scott, all the credit in the world to you for creating a lightweight one man tent. Yeah, us hardcore tarp campers may scoff at the idea of needing a tent but that's just us. If you need or wa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Double Wall Tent
April 03, 10:38pm

pure 2mm Spectra/Dyneema,$23/180'
This would still be great for stuff sack cords, bear bagging et al. If there's interest maybe we could get a roll and divy it out amongst a group since I know I don't need 180' of it.

In Gear Deals » pure 2mm Spectra/Dyneema,$23/180'
April 03, 9:19am

Diminshing Returns?
I love pointing out to the math threads on BPL to my geek friends that see us backpackers as a bunch of tree-hugging hippies.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Diminshing Returns?
April 02, 3:28pm

WTB-Patagonia Gear
> Besides, it isn't very hard to get on their proform. When I was on a NPS trail crew it was like pulling teeth every year to get our pro-deal with Patagonia. Now I work a second job so ...

In Gear Swap » WTB-Patagonia Gear
April 02, 3:26pm

MYO Granite Gear Lid
Joe - Awesome craftsmanship. Both the lid and waistbelt pockets look great. If you're feeling like really going at your Virga I've had great luck removing the vertical colored element...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYO Granite Gear Lid
April 02, 11:00am

Testing iFrames
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In User Test Forum » Testing iFrames
April 02, 10:00am

16 oz External Frame Backpack
The original post is from May, 2006 and it looks like Steve who posted it hasn't been too active since then.

In Make Your Own Gear » 16 oz External Frame Backpack
April 02, 9:42am

All Reader Reviews by Sam Haraldson

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StickPic camera mount
The StickPic is a simple trekking pole compatible camera mount. It is manufactured to fit your trekking pole specifically and slips over the tip of your pole. You can then attach your camera to the ...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
June 15, 3:24pm

Inov-8 Debrisgaiter
When traveling off-trail in the pursuit of a summit or maneuvering from a trail in one drainage to another I often encounter steep slopes covered loose scree. When taking in step in this scree my foo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
August 21, 9:52am

Mark Twight/The Mountaineers Extreme Alpinism
Although written primarily for individuals wishing to move light and fast in alpine summit pursuits, Mark Twight's book Extreme Alpinism published by The Mountaineers contains methodology e...

In Books and Media
January 14, 5:25pm

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
At a little less than five and a quarter ounces the Bushbuddy Ultra Wood Stove will probably receive my best buy of 2007 award. I own an MSR Whisperlite, a Snowpeak Gigapower and two different be...

In Stoves - Other
September 13, 5:36pm

Arc'Teryx Ether Series Shirts
What are the factors that lead to high rating for a base layer clothing item? In my opinion the item must stand up to a number of factors. These include, in no particular order, comfort, durability,...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
September 13, 4:48pm

WalMart
I quit shopping at Walm$rt a few years ago. If you can't find it someplace else then you don't need it. It is an un-arguable fact that this giant company is reaching into the pockets of mill...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 12:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
When you order from Ron Bell, don't expect to find your order at your doorstep the next week the way you would expect a purchase from a giant retailer. And when you order from a giant retailer, d...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 12:00pm

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Saturday morning it started raining at 9:30 a.m. just as we were headed away from the previous nights campsite onto the trail. I had the mitts on along with my Marmot Precip and my trusty rain hat. ...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 23, 3:26pm

Marmot Ion
I've been wearing my 2006 Ion lately while biking. It's winter here so I've been wearing it layered over my U.L. Thermawrap and after a steady, sweaty climb uphill there is significant sh...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 08, 9:32am

Montbell Thermawrap pants
The Montbell U.L. Thermawrap pants are the perfect blend of function and minimalism. Full size zips make venting and putting on and taking off easy. Both a snap as well as a cinch around the waist k...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 21, 6:52pm