/ car camping with a bad back
I've heard the Dozer is reccommended for those with bad backs...
Thanks for all the advice. We're going to try the Thermarest Dream Time and see how we get on.
Yep, I've never got on with a thermarest, but find that a fleece blanket folded oved a couple of times and layed on a rollmat works really well for my back and neck. It's an awkward solution, but I can't really afford the trial and error process with more expensive mats. I have an old memory foam mattress topper on my bed at home that really helps, but it's too big and heavy for even car camping. I'd be interested if anyone has found more portable ones for camping though.
I found it's not just about managing to be comfortable when sleeping with a bad back, it was trying to get up off the floor, crawl in and out of teh tent, get dressed, put shoes on etc. This bed (and a large tent!) solved that for me. It's pretty high so makes a good bench seat as well. Obviously no good in a 2 man tent though!
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