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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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Jerry Quilt Idea
Beautiful work, Bill.

In Make Your Own Gear » Jerry Quilt Idea
November 21, 7:35am

any ideas what they (Ibex, Icebreaker, Smartwool, etc) are using for their new insulated garments?
My commentary on durability was less about compression over time and more about things like knife slashes, burns, et al.

In Make Your Own Gear » any ideas what they (Ibex, Icebreaker, Smartwool, etc) are using for their new insulated garments?
November 20, 2:11pm

any ideas what they (Ibex, Icebreaker, Smartwool, etc) are using for their new insulated garments?
Highly lofted wool isn't new but there are some neat applications where wool is needle-punched to a polyester scrim that I think are going to have some merit. This will not be comparable to do...

In Make Your Own Gear » any ideas what they (Ibex, Icebreaker, Smartwool, etc) are using for their new insulated garments?
November 20, 10:47am

Sewing timelapse
And apparently your seatbags take FAR less time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaJLK-Czv7c

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing timelapse
November 06, 4:37pm

Sewing timelapse
Cool vid, Nick. And awesome design on your framebag.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing timelapse
November 06, 4:35pm

Packrafting without a Good Map
Yee haw! Those USFS "maps" are pretty laughable - good on ya'll for persevering.

In Editor's Roundtable » Packrafting without a Good Map
November 05, 2:29pm

Bumping Not Allowed People
Adjust your price up and down by a nickle every couple days, people. It's a very easy rule to work around. *edit: I had no idea this thread was seven pages long. I apologize for replying a...

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
October 28, 1:52pm

FS - Grand Shelters Ice Box Igloo Building Tool
Item is used but in functional, working condition. I tried to sell it on eBay this spring but auction winner didn't pay. I prefer to build igloos by hand so want to pass this along to a g...

In Gear Swap » FS - Grand Shelters Ice Box Igloo Building Tool
October 27, 3:20pm

Converting sleeping bag to quilt
My two cents. My first quilt was a thrift store mummy bag conversion. I used it for a month and bought a purpose built model. It made sense to me as an inexpensive means to find out whether I li...

In Make Your Own Gear » Converting sleeping bag to quilt
October 23, 11:07am

FS - GOLITE Jam - Heavily Modified to Sub 20 oz.
Price reduced.

In Gear Swap » FS - GOLITE Jam - Heavily Modified to Sub 20 oz.
October 22, 1:23pm

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