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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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2012 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
It made my day to see my old Suby up here, Daniel! If I were to post my "Picks for 2012" they would be as follows: 1. GORUCK GR1 2. Surly Pugsley Necromancer 3. Time with my...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2012 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 28, 1:10pm

An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear: Part 2 - Advanced Nordic Ski Mountaineering on UL Tele Gear
Great article, Forrest. A bit of a re-hash of your excellent blog post some months ago but in my opinion a great addition to the compendium that is BPL.

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear: Part 2 - Advanced Nordic Ski Mountaineering on UL Tele Gear
December 19, 5:37pm

An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
Mike, the uptrack in that photo should've gone straight up the hill, man! * wink wink *

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 12, 7:04pm

Camping in the Snow
Roger, thanks for the great primer article. You might enjoy this photo of my friend Jon getting some air on 3-pin gear on a winter outing we took two weeks ago.

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
November 28, 12:23pm

Bob Lane collapsible cup
I like to troll once in awhile ; )

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
October 22, 1:16pm

Bob Lane collapsible cup
That's very nice of you, Joyce. Thanks for sharing!

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
October 22, 9:30am

Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
Great photos and captions, Ryan. Torie and were hiking some of those same sections over the 4th of July weekend. Such a spectacular place!

In Editor's Roundtable » Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
October 11, 3:28pm

Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
This is b.s. How come you didn't review the REI Kingdom 6? Lame.

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
September 19, 3:59pm

The 2012 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
Dave, thoroughly enjoyed the write-up. I've read a fair bit about the Classic in the past and this article paints a worthy picture of this year's event as well as providing a potential vie...

In Editor's Roundtable » The 2012 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
September 07, 9:32pm

Bob Lane collapsible cup
Bill, excellent to see you back in action in the workshop. I question (as you do) whether this is a worthy project however. I personally carry a mug that is pretty much solely designed for drinki...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
September 06, 11:18pm

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