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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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Ski Touring: The Ultimate Workout!
Riding a rigid mountain bike will leave you feeling like you've been doing pushups all day so I assure you it's not just a leg workout.

In Winter Hiking » Ski Touring: The Ultimate Workout!
May 18, 1:06pm

Losts posts in the crash?
I conveniently forgot my titanium trowel on about the third day of a 2007 thru-hike. Have never looked back since.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Losts posts in the crash?
May 18, 9:53am

Losts posts in the crash?
Does everyone have a towel?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Losts posts in the crash?
May 17, 9:56am

Losts posts in the crash?
No worries, I'll just post it here for those who are looking: 42.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Losts posts in the crash?
May 16, 3:06pm

Losts posts in the crash?
I received a report from our web host that no data was lost during our recent outtage.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Losts posts in the crash?
May 13, 9:11am

MYOG Cuben Pack
Looks good, Scott.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Cuben Pack
May 10, 3:10pm

BackpackingLight.com Outage May, 2011
A power supply failure on the entire rack of servers that BPL is hosted in caused drive failure. The power supplies were not hot-swappable and a backup needed to be transferred from a redundant sys...

In Chaff » FORUM IS BACK AGAIN!
May 09, 10:51am

BackpackingLight.com Outage May, 2011
Power supply failure on the entire rack of servers that BPL is hosted in caused drive failure. The power supplies were not hot-swappable and a backup needed to be pulled from a redundant system lo...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » What Happened?
May 09, 10:50am

Ultralight Tip of the Week
I just received these books and have put them back in stock. Happy reading, BPL'ers.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
May 05, 1:18pm

Ultralight Tip of the Week
There are more books on order. I was expecting them yesterday so please sign up for a stock-alert to receive an email when they're back in stock.

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Tip of the Week
May 05, 12:52pm

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