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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
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

cuben "fastpack"
Rob, yes, wider straps will carry weight more comfortably. The thickness of the shoulder strap will increase comfort as well but not with as pronounced of results. This an awesome looking pac...

In Make Your Own Gear » cuben "fastpack"
March 23, 3:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Sam Haraldson

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Marmot Essence
I purchased a Marmot Essence rain jacket a few months ago and have now had it in a significant number of situations to feel comfortable to give it a review. Construction of the jacket is very lig...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 21, 2:28pm

Montbell Thermawrap jacket
The Montbell U.L. Thermawrap Jacket has been with me on two excursions and has been my key piece of insulating gear around town all winter. Wear a baselayer and the Thermawrap for a vigorous hike...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 21, 12:00pm

Independant Savant's 2005 CDT Film
I just finished watching Savant's 2005 CDT film and am now in a state of calm, filled with an immense desire to be out in the backcountry. The format of the film is soothing and lends itself wel...

In Books and Media
December 10, 7:01pm

Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
My Marmot Precip has been seen it all. I've used it for wind, snow and of course rain. It has seen two grueling seasons of work on a Glacier National Park backcountry trail crew, it joined me on a 2...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 29, 2:48pm

Granite Gear Virga
I've been on a hunt for the perfect pack for the past two seasons and I've come close to what I desire with the Granite Gear Virga. It weighs in around 21 oz and with modifications can easily los...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 29, 2:22pm

REI Minimalist Bivy Sack
Weighing in at 16 oz but at a cost of only $85 the REI Minimalist Bivy is a great starter package for those interested in trying out life with bivy and tarp. I purchased the bivy primarily for us...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
October 29, 2:01pm

Arc'Teryx Emissary Raglan SS
I've been wearing the Arc'Teryx Raglan Emissary SS Shirt for a few months now and feel that I can safely review it without fear of lack of information. I've worn the shirt under varying condition...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
October 27, 7:14pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
After hiking the 213 mile Superior Hiking Trail with a rig that was my first attempt at lightweight backpacking I decided to get serious and really research the topic. The purchase of this book w...

In Books and Media
August 12, 5:18pm