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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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The Massanutten Ridges of Virginia
I visited Massanutten for the first time last year and was very impressed how beautiful an area it was given it's proximity to D.C. This is a great write-up that I'm sure your fellow East ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Massanutten Ridges of Virginia
April 30, 10:34am

FS - Titanium Pots, Mug, Bowl - Snow Peak, BPL, Vargo
BPL 1350 sale pending. Snow Peak bowl sale pending. Vargo 750 and Snow Peak m200 still available and I'm open to reasonable offers.

In Gear Swap » FS - Titanium Pots, Mug, Bowl - Snow Peak, BPL, Vargo
April 30, 7:57am

MYOG Gear Closet
Link didn't work, Jon. It just directs back to this same page.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Gear Closet
April 29, 4:49pm

FS - Titanium Pots, Mug, Bowl - Snow Peak, BPL, Vargo
Titanium posts, mugs, and bowl for sale. Payment via Paypal. Free shipping to lower 48, extra to ship abroad. Reasonable offers considered. Send a private message with questions, to buy, or mak...

In Gear Swap » FS - Titanium Pots, Mug, Bowl - Snow Peak, BPL, Vargo
April 29, 2:57pm

MYOG Gear Closet
Thanks, Jon. The workbench, shelf, and ski rack were all built from free, salvaged lumber. And the American flag was only a few dollars at the thrift store. Since I've taken the photo I'...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Gear Closet
April 29, 11:49am

MYOG Gear Closet
Panorama of my 168 sq. ft. workshop/gear storage space Ski rack close-up

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Gear Closet
April 29, 11:03am

Material for Tailgate Tent
That same project is on my summer list for my FJ62 as well, Eric. I'm leaning toward a wrap for the entire top of the rig so I can block out all light if desired.

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
April 28, 3:57pm

Thanks for the help on my first MYOG pack
Great looking pack, Sam. Take those volume measurements with a grain of salt because yes, that method isn't accurate. If it holds all the gear you need for the JMT then you've dialed it i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thanks for the help on my first MYOG pack
April 15, 4:08pm

Rifle Stock Ammo Holder
My Tikka allows for three in the magazine and one in the chamber so I'd need to be doing some downright terrible shooting to need that many rounds at any given time. I was mostly just itching ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rifle Stock Ammo Holder
April 15, 10:27am

Rifle Stock Ammo Holder
David, I rode my bike home with the rifle slung around my neck last evening and I was wondering if that would be an issue. Pete, to be honest with you have no idea if I was correct about my as...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rifle Stock Ammo Holder
April 15, 8:28am

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