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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.
My Website URLhttp://samh.net/backpacking
My PDF Gear ListGeneric Winter Gear List

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All Forum Posts by Sam Haraldson

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Droid Users
I have a whole suite of apps that I use with my Droid Incredible for dayhikes. The key to using Droid phones for hiking pursuits is to be sure to put the phone into "airplane mode" when ...

In GEAR » Droid Users
April 19, 10:01am

Choose Forums to View
Patching the current software is unfortunately not a cost-effective thing for us to do at this time. This issue will be addressed in our eventual software update however. I agree and I would pref...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Choose Forums to View
April 19, 9:54am

Can't Edit Subject Line?
Thanks for the link, I have deleted the incorrect review.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Can't Edit Subject Line?
April 18, 9:45am

Interview with Mike Clelland
That Mike Clelland! is one handsome dude!

In Editor's Roundtable » Interview with Mike Clelland!
April 15, 1:20pm

Can't Edit Subject Line?
Also, if you need the help of a moderator it will save us MUCH time if you provide a link to the particular forum or review you're hoping to have changed. thanks, Sam

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Can't Edit Subject Line?
April 15, 11:35am

Remove Avatar/Gear List
I believe replacing is your only option, no removal possible.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Remove Avatar/Gear List
April 15, 11:33am

BPL Member Support for Sunshine
Backpacking Light is looking into a means by which our members can donate to Balls and Sunshine. Stay tuned. - Sam

In Editor's Roundtable » Eleven Years Old on the PCT
April 15, 10:57am

Spectacular PNW trip suggestion??
I highly recommend the Pasayten Wilderness in Washington.

In Post-Trip Reports » Spectacular PNW trip suggestion??
April 14, 9:54am

PM issue - now no PMs?
To send a personal message (aka PM) using the BackpackingLight.com forums follow these steps. First, be sure you have your e-mail address entered properly in your BPL account settings. To do th...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » PM issue - now no PMs?
April 12, 10:37am

Forum software flawed
I'd bet that all web browsers have this problem from time to time. I did however recently install Chrome on my Mac and have been using it for a few days now. It's been a positive experien...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum software flawed
April 06, 12:04pm

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