Sleeping Pad Reviews

Exped SynMat Winterlite Sleeping Pad Review

Camping with the Exped Synmat Winterlite Sleeping Pad

The Exped SynMat Winterlite insulated sleeping pad is a very lightweight, high R-value sleeping pad (R-Value = 4.9) that is warm enough for camping on snow, in addition to three season use. See Sleeping Pad R-Values. Mummy-shaped, the SynMat Winterlite is filled with a synthetic microfiber insulation which is bonded to the top …

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Therm-a-rest Lite Seat Review

I don’t carry a sit pad when I go hiking. I just sit on my backpack or day pack if I need thermal protection from the ground during rest breaks. Tree stumps also work pretty well if they’re not covered in snow. Why anyone would want to pay $25 for …

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Exped Downmat 7 Sleeping Pad

Exped Downmat 7 Sleeping Bag

The Exped Downmat 7 is a sinfully luxurious sleeping pad for cold weather camping when you need extra insulation below your sleeping bag to stay warm. Almost all sleeping bags, no matter their temperature rating, have one fundamental flaw. When you get into your bag, you compress the insulation underneath …

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Gossamer Gear – NightLight Sleeping Pad

Gossamer Gear is a leader in the ultralight hiking community. They specialize in ultralight backpacks, but they also sell other accessories which can save you a lot of weight. The NightLight Sleeping Pad, in the 29″ size, only costs $18 and weighs 2.4 oz. The NightLight has an egg shell-like …

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