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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
My PDF Gear List2014 Summer List - Rocky Mountains

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All Forum Posts by Sam Haraldson

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Thru Hikers
Yes, I'm hiking the PNT starting in June. I'll be putting a couple of these in each of my mail drops for the immediate thrill of consumption upon opening each box of food.

In Chaff » Thru Hikers
April 10, 7:21pm

Re: $100 woodstove + $2 Pot...
I recently started work on a fourth gearlist - one that consists entirely of items I've either purchased at thrift stores or found used and really cheap.

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 09, 2:31pm

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Doug, Thanks for starting this thread. I've been wondering about many of these pictures for quite some time now. - sam_h

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
April 09, 2:29pm

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Porcupine Mountains State Park Michigan's Upper Peninsula February 2007

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Your Avatar
April 09, 10:44am

Modified MLD Zip Pack
Jhaura, Looks right good. It's nice when you know what you want out of a piece of gear and get chop up a brand new piece with comfort.

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified MLD Zip Pack
April 08, 8:00pm

Thru Hikers
Does it look like I'm planning a thru-hike at all?

In Chaff » Thru Hikers
April 08, 11:21am

Rehydrating Dried Soup Vegetables
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In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Rehydrating Dried Soup Vegetables
April 08, 10:56am

Re: Polarguard Delta & Silk Sleeping Bag
> I might put my gear list up Sunday and > see if anyone has any ideas where I might > save a few more ounces. Please do, Bill. I think there would be interest as you tend to push ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polarguard Delta and Silk Sleeping Bag
April 07, 10:08pm

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

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