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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.
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All Forum Posts by Sam Haraldson

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All weather with hot food
Yes, after I had posted the list I realized I had left my raingear along with the poncho tarp. That was an oversight, for as of late I've been fighting within myself over the need for more rain pr...

In Gear Lists » Feedback Requested on Gear List
July 22, 9:46am

Feedback Requested on Gear List
This gearlist has been a work in progress for quite some time. Obviously I've tried different gear throughout the years I've been backpacking but my attention to detail matured to the next level w...

In Gear Lists » Feedback Requested on Gear List
July 21, 1:29pm

Superior Hiking Trail
Anyone who is interested in a 200+ mile hike along the beautiful shores and ridges of Lake Superior in Northern Minnesota will find interest in the Superior Hiking Trail ( Soo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Superior Hiking Trail
July 21, 11:54am

Excellent mod
It's suprising how few pot/mugs out there are minimal such as this design. It's no wonder you hear people speak so much about Tin Man's AntiGravityGear pots. I have a Vargo 750mL Titanium and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Peak 700 Mug 35% Lighter @ 2.81 oz.
July 07, 12:37pm

Re: Re: AA player
> i just found the samsung on ebay for $10 But I bet there was a $50 s/h charge, huh? I personally feel the requirements for a trail mp3 unit would be: lightweight long battery life lo...

In GEAR » MP3 players?
July 07, 11:40am

Not so much about food.
I realize this was a food-based thread but seeing all these references to the Paysaten I just HAD to comment. I'm less than a year away from starting my thru-hike of the PNT and I just happene...

In Photo Gallery » groceries for ten days in the Pasayten
July 05, 9:21am
This is my personal site related to backpacking. Within it is a detailed trip report of my end-to-end hike of the Superior Hiking Trail. I will be updating it to include many of my adventures in ...

In On the Web »
July 05, 9:12am

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