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Sam Haraldson (sharalds) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me I am Sam. I enjoy ultralight backpacking, bicycling, splitboarding, and living simply.
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All Forum Posts by Sam Haraldson

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Montbell U.L. Wind Shirt
Yeah, it's listed on the Web site under: Home » Shop » Apparel » Women's Apparel » Hard Shells » It's still a "Gear Deal". I didn't realize this thread was only ...

In Gear Deals » Montbell U.L. Wind Shirt
April 12, 11:54am

Golite Warehouse Sale

In Gear Deals » Golite Warehouse Sale
April 12, 10:40am

Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
One of the main purposes of NOLS is to teach students the art of being a guide, yes? As a guide it will often be your responsibility to carry extra cooking equipment and such luxuries as a spice r...

In Editor's Roundtable » Is National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Ready to Go Light?
April 12, 10:39am

2006 Montbell U.L. Wind Shirt Unisex
$50 2006 Unisex Montbell U.L. Wind Shirt

In Gear Deals » Montbell U.L. Wind Shirt
April 11, 6:07pm

Bail for Titan Kettle
Yeah, you can see from the photo that the welds were VERY difficult. I decided to break the last one rather than grind it with the Dremel and I ended up putting a hole in the wall of the pot. A d...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bail for Titan Kettle
April 11, 4:55pm

Bail for Titan Kettle
Michael - That's some good clean design there. The handle welds appear to come off quite easily. I had to take a Dremel tool to my Snowpeak 900mL!

In Make Your Own Gear » Bail for Titan Kettle
April 11, 4:17pm

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

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

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