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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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Old gear - New use
My North Face MG 55 pack has been reduced of all possible extra straps, stays, extra clasps, etc and is now used solely for volunteering on trail maintenance. It's rugged and can handle the ki...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Old gear - New use
April 30, 12:11pm

Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
Another innovation from some of our friends in the community industry. Good luck with approval from "the man".

In GEAR » Sub 15 oz bear deterrent...
April 30, 9:48am

Bushbuddy
As you mention, James fuel-savings are much less of an issue with the Bushbuddy as you can keep your food warm by keeping the pot over the still smoldering fire - thereby eliminating the need for a...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 30, 9:41am

ANDY SKURKA: GREAT WESTERN LOOP
John, Andy has an amazing memory of a place's specific even if he's only been there once and it was a year previous. He's great about answering folk's questions too so get in to...

In Post-Trip Reports » Andy Skurka: Great Western Loop
April 29, 9:34pm

Andy Skurka: Great Western Loop
April 28 - Morongo Valley, CA- Andy here. I am staying the night with a PCTA volunteer, Don Line (who last year put in over 400 hours of volunteer time for the trail!), and figured I'd jump ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Andy Skurka: Great Western Loop
April 29, 11:21am

Great Finds
I'm sure there would be mixed reviews of people levels of humor if everyone on BPL were following this thread, yes. I'm of the opinion that if you can find humor in all there is out there ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Great Finds
April 26, 4:23pm

Great Finds
An awesome Underarmor t-shirt which I took and an OR rain sombrero which my ex took was found along the trail in the Upper Nyack drainage of Glacier National Park.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Great Finds
April 25, 12:38pm

Why I Go Light
Craig, There is a certain melodic, ambling quality to your article that differs so nicely from the typical go-light, go-fast, go-hardcore, yada yada yada mentality seen in the UL community. Yo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Why I Go Light
April 25, 10:41am

Overnight Gear List
Search the forums for a number of other threads very similar to what you've posted to find a wealth of suggestions. I'll quickly point out that changing out your pack, sleeping bag and...

In Gear Lists » Overnight Gear List
April 25, 10:26am

Good Wool Blankets?
Army Surplus. I have an olive drab wool blanket stamped with some sort of military markings in black. It's slightly ragged around some edges but serves its purpose as go-to warmth along with ...

In GEAR » Good Wool Blankets?
April 24, 10:48am

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