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Exped's SynMat UL 7 and 9 models offer unmatched comfort and warmth at a minimal weight and packed size.
UL 7 size M weighs only 455 g at size 183 x 52 cm with a sumptuous 7 cm thickness and an excellent R-Value of 3.1 All this at the size of a ½ litre bottle, the UL 9 weighs only 620 g and with an R-Value of 6 is rated for use at -25 C. The ultralight fabrics are extremely lightweight and compact. The mat is filled with 60g/m2 or 160g/m2 of synthetic micro fibre insulation which is laminated to the mat walls preventing movement of the material and allowing for improved loft.
Exped Synmat overview and inflation tips can be found in the video below:
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