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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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Re: New SMD shelters
The wild oasis fills a gap in the UL shelter community - a tarp with loosely hung bug-netting. I currently hail from Minnesota and you can't take mosquitoes lightly up in these parts as they are r...

In GEAR » New SMD shelters
September 28, 2:51pm

Re: Extended Nighthaven Beak or Vestible
This may or may not be a concern but I bought a tube tent just for kicks and it is made of a very weak material similar to a heavy-guage garbage bag. They are emergency shelters not designed to wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Extended Nighthaven Beak or Vestible
September 28, 2:40pm

Re: Setbacks on Attempts 1 & 2
Gets you kind of tingly thinking he's out there right now running. He'll be out there running and running and running all the while we're brushing our teeth or eating dinner, or sleeping, or chatt...

In Editor's Roundtable » John Muir Trail (JMT) Record Attempt - Unsupported, Without Resupply
September 28, 2:37pm

Re: Do It Yourself Projects to Reduce Canister Stove Weight
Backpacking stove companies spend boku dollars on R&D and there's hardly a stove out there that can claim these weights. Obviously there are the safety concerns, such as the braided metal tube...

In Editor's Roundtable » Do It Yourself Projects to Reduce Canister Stove Weight
September 27, 5:36pm

Re: Framesheet for a MYOG Pack
Thanks, Bill - The pictures I was trying to remember were right here on BPL all along. I had been scouring through your other blogs, (Ultralight Skunk Works and 6 Banana Designs) as well as the Ya...

In Make Your Own Gear » HDPE framesheet for MYOG pack
September 26, 6:33am

Re: Re: Re: Framesheet for MYOG pack
Thanks, Ben. I'm not going crazy just yet then. Perhaps Bill will be kind enough to refresh my memory (and maybe direct me to the blog where those photos live) and key me in on just what that mat...

In Make Your Own Gear » HDPE framesheet for MYOG pack
September 25, 7:23pm

Re: Setbacks on Attempts 1 & 2
Oh, most excellent to hear the status of Mr. Shaver. Not so excellent to hear that things aren't going well. I hope there'll be enough of a window to make this happen. It's an exciting attempt h...

In Editor's Roundtable » John Muir Trail (JMT) Record Attempt - Unsupported, Without Resupply
September 25, 7:20pm

Re: Sub 2-lb October Hike
In my opinion we shouldn't discuss this weight vs. that weight vs. the other weight, but rather embrace new and interesting ideas that ultimately bring weights down whatever the part of the body th...

In Gear Lists » Sub 2-lb October Hike
September 25, 7:18pm

Re: Tarptent Contrail
Good luck, Wandering Bob. Just smile and nod and let the product talk for itself ; )

In GEAR » TarpTent Contrail
September 25, 7:13pm

Re: Framesheet for MYOG pack
> don't think my "Dish Drain parts" external frame have been posted anywhere There is no way I imagined this. However, I can't find any of the blogs where I'd seen the pics. But I could swear ...

In Make Your Own Gear » HDPE framesheet for MYOG pack
September 25, 12:32pm

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