/ Which bouldering mat?
I liked my Moon one which folds so that the side which is sopping wet and covered in cowshit is inside, and has a flap of carpet/bootwipe material which keeps your kit from falling out when you carry it. Good design. But the foam has gone pretty flat after not massively long (but maybe the same as my old BD dropzone).
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I'd heard that about Moon mats - that the foam quality lets them down. Interesting its similar to DM. Thanks
I'm really impressed with my Edelrid pads. Good foam (4 separate layers), fairly sturdy construction (although the zip on the Deapoint can be a bit fiddly) and the Deadpoint and Mantle pads also come with a smaller sit-start pad included.
Might be just over budget though ~£160 i think.
Yep I got my DMM Highball from Urban Rock just before Christmas and the DMM Bit for a little more help for £50 from Cotswold Outdoors. The Highball is great.
My Edelrid Mantle is great, really versatile because of the zip, I've used it as much for sleeping on as climbing!
The heartening thing is that there don't seem to be any 'avoid like the plague' comments, it seems that everyone is pleased with their respective choices, which makes life much easier. Whatever I get, it's going to be bigger and more re-assuring than my 15(?!) year old 2*4 scarpa postage stamp.
Now I just have to choose and enjoy.
Also Wild country have a bouldering matt coming out soon which is worth checking out.
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