"In my old age of 27 I have realised that I can no longer just sleep anywhere - I've got fussy," says Jon Griffith. "Comfort seems to have become paramount to getting a good night's shut eye and sleep is maybe the most valuable tool in an alpinist's belt for big alpine days...""...Fast forward a year and I'm preparing for my first expedition to Alaska. I'll be on the glacier for six weeks and I'm starting to think that maybe I will want something a little more comfortable than my humble NeoAir... I'm getting older. Exped have been around for quite a while and are one of only a few companies that make, amongst a host of other kit, what I would call top quality 'base camp' mats..."