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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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2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
At this hour of the night it seems unlikely they'd expect you to come get them any earlier than tomorrow. Once they hit whatever trailhead they opt to exit to and subsequently camp at they wil...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 28, 8:02pm

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
It was a treat to meet you finally as well, Mike. And keep the stories coming, everyone, I just eat this stuff up!

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 27, 8:41am

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Nice to meet you on Saturday, Dan. Super solid effort, thanks for sharing your initial thoughts - lookin' forward to reading more on the subject.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 26, 2:12pm

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Solid effort, Greg. Just showing up and heading into the woods this time of year is worthy of praise. It was very cool to be at the start point for these intrepid hikers and to meet a few of you ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 25, 8:54pm

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Dave said, "ask Justin and Morgan about their food plans this evening." So, Justin and Morgan what are your food plans this evening?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 22, 2:05pm

Material for Tailgate Tent
Solid work, Eric. The bungees, toggles, and overall simplicity look like they'll serve your purposes well. How small does it pack down?

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
May 20, 12:03pm

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
Dave, is the jumping off point for the hike directly from the Owl Creek packer camp on the South side of Holland Lake?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 19, 10:24am

2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
If everything goes as planned and my family and I are able to make the drive up North on Friday night I'll be at the Holland Lake start point taking photos and wishing everybody a safe, swift, ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 2015 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open
May 18, 4:28pm

Lake Superior Costal Trail Adventure
Leanne, thanks for sharing such great pictures of words from a little part of the world that oft goes unnoticed. Exploring the "other side" of the Big Lake has been on my bucket list for...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lake Superior Costal Trail Adventure
March 25, 12:35pm

Backpack pocket
Here's what I did on my most recent build. Is this essentially what you're after? More photos here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack pocket
March 23, 3:50pm

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