Sleeping pads

Share your advice and personal experiences, post a gear review or ask any questions you may have pertaining to outdoor gear and equipment.
User avatar
Topix Expert
Posts: 994
Joined: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:17 pm
Experience: Level 4 Explorer

Re: Sleeping pads

Post by bobby49 » Mon May 21, 2018 5:08 pm

Lumbergh21 wrote: I believe they weigh about 27 oz. total, but I'm worth it.

If I go over 6 or 7 ounces, then something is wrong.

Maybe that's all I'm worth.

User avatar
Topix Regular
Posts: 161
Joined: Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:41 am
Experience: Level 2 Backpacker
Location: fresno, ca.

Re: Sleeping pads

Post by ericZ » Mon May 21, 2018 5:48 pm

Klymit sells a lot of their pads on eBay. Pretty good prices if i remember correctly.

fresno, ca.

User avatar
Topix Acquainted
Posts: 66
Joined: Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:07 am
Experience: Level 4 Explorer

Re: Sleeping pads

Post by dapperdave » Tue May 22, 2018 1:05 am

Wandering Daisy wrote:I would be hesitant to buy an expensive Thermarest Pro Lite and cut off an end and try to sew it up.
The cut pad is heat sealed with an Iron, no sewing involved.

[youtube_vid]<iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>[/youtube_vid]

User avatar
Topix Acquainted
Posts: 35
Joined: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:51 pm
Experience: Level 2 Backpacker
Location: Sierra Nevada foothills

Re: Sleeping pads

Post by RSC » Tue May 22, 2018 7:35 am

My wife has a Big Agnes Q-core SLX petite and we both really like it. That's what I would get for myself if I hadn't already spent so much money on my NeoAir. I know that 20 inches seems narrow, and generally it is, but the lengthwise tubes really help you stay in position, especially with the outer ones being larger in diameter. I'm generally a side sleeper as well. I'm 5'10" (70 inches), but the 66 inch length of the petite is just fine for me.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests