/ NEW REVIEW: Therm-a-rest NeoAir XTherm Camping Mat
My only grumble is it is quite narrow (or I'm quite wide!) so if its too warm to be inside you bag your elbows are on the floor, and as it's 5 cm thick its fells a bit odd. However, it's not been particularly warm this year, so not often a problem!
I strongly recommend shelling out the extra cash on one of these.
Great to see these being reviewed finally. Good stuff.
If thats your piss bottle in the photo you need to drink more.
"The mat is, however, rather noisy compared to a foam one, sounding like a large crisp packet..."
Too right, I nearly murdered a friend who used one of these because of this. If you move about in your sleep then don't buy one unless your friends are more tolerant than me (possibly not hard) or completely deaf.
Using the stuff sack to inflate it is indeed a waste of time. I bring a big garbage bag when feeling lazy and fit the valve to that.
Much nicer to roll up than a self inflating mat too.
One of the welded baffles that go across the mat split on a friends. Ended up with a big lump in the middle. Have there been improvments to the design in the last couple of years?
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