Exped Ultra 3R, 5R, 7R Review | Best Exped Sleeping Pad EVER?!?!

Exped Sleeping Pad Review - Exped Ultra 3R, 5R, 7R

Are you looking for the best ultralight sleeping pad? The new Exped Ultra Series Pads are quite possibly the best Exped sleeping pads yet, but we needed to test them to be sure. The new Exped Ultra Series comes in four different warmth ratings; the summer version being the Ultra 1R, the fall version being … Read more

Sea to Summit Sleeping Pad Review | 16.9 oz Ultralight Insulated Review

Sea to Summit Ultralight Insulated review

Sleeping mats. Some people use them, some people don’t. This Sea to Summit sleeping pad review is the product of many nights spent in the backcountry sleeping on the ground to save weight. When I was younger I never used a sleeping pad, but as I’ve gotten older I’ve started to seriously appreciate the comfort … Read more

Sea to Summit Ether Light XT Extreme Review | 6.2 R-Value Winter Pad

Sea to Summit Ether Light XT Extreme Review

When cold weather hits, you need a good pad with a high R-Value in order to stay warm. A Sea to Summit Ether Light XT Extreme review was definitely in order as soon I saw that Sea to Summit had come out with this new cold weather mat. I’d been waiting for Sea to Summit … Read more

Rugged Camp Sleeping Pad & Pillow Review | 17.2oz Good Value Mat

Rugged Camp Outdoors Sleeping Pad

Over the last few months I’ve had the opportunity to test the Rugged Camp Sleeping Pad and Pillow on some outdoor adventures. If you’ve ever spent any time camping, backpacking, or hunting in the backcountry and slept on the ground, I’m sure choosing the right sleeping pad has been a topic you’ve considered multiple times. … Read more

2020 Exped Downmat UL Winter Review | Light & Warm

Exped Downmat UL Winter - Backwoods Best

In this Exped DownMat Winter UL Pad review, we look at the Downmat UL Winter M pad from Exped. Coming in at as little as just 16.9 ounces (for the HL mummy style version and 22.2oz for the UL rectangular version), 3.5 inches thick, and an impressive 7.1 R-Value, the incredibly comfortable and extremely warm Exped Downmat UL Winter pad comes in multiple sizes so you can choose what size and shape fits your needs best. We tested the UL version, but if you want to save a few ounces, you can pick up the Downmat Winter HL version and save 5.3oz.

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Detailed Exped Synmat UL Review | 2020

Exped Synmat

The Exped Synmat UL Pad is a great option when it comes to ultralight sleeping pads. In this review we look at the Synmat UL M insulated pad from Exped and how it performed in the field in various conditions for us over the last year. Coming in at just 16.8 ounces and a super comfortable 2.8 inches thick, the Exped Synmat UL comes in multiple sizes, including both mummy and rectangular so you can choose what size and shape fits your needs best.

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Sea to Summit Ether Light XT Insulated Review | 2020

Sea to Summit Ether Light XT - Backwoods Best ultralight pad

Ether Light XT Insulated Pad Review Sea to Summit brought the new Ether Light XT Insulated Pad to the market in 2019, and we put it to the test. This impressively lightweight pad comes in at just 17.3 ounces with a super thick 4 inches. The Ether Light comes in multiple sizes: regular and large … Read more

6 Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

Ultralight Sleeping Pads

Sea to Summit Comfort Lite

In this series, Part 1 and Part 2 we talk about tents, in Part 3 and Part 4 we look at some sleeping bags, and now we will look at sleeping pads. A good ultralight sleeping pad is a vital piece to a good nights sleep in the backcountry.

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