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Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Pads
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker
Award: Budget Pick 2017
The Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol’s accordion folds are classic, but the cost and weight make it an easy choice for the thrifty, gram-counting backpacker.
Recommended For: Wilderness Backpacker
Laying on a cloud may seem like a luxury, but with Klymit Insulated Static V sleeping pad, even a basic backpacker on a budget can experience such comfort.
Recommended For: Car Camper
New to the outdoors? Experienced adventurer? Anyone can sleep easy on the REI Trekker Self-Inflating sleeping pad without breaking your back or the bank.
Award: Classic Pick 2017
The Nemo Tensor 20R sleeping pad competes as the lightest pad on the market, has three inches of plush comfort, and packs down to the size of a water bottle.
The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite delivers the comfort, warmth, and thickness of a much heavier pad, and is ready to whisk you away directly to dream-land.
Award: Premium Pick 2017
If Therm-a-Rest is the Ferrari of sleeping pads, the NeoAir XTherm is their show stopper. The combination of warmth, durability, and weight is peerless.
The REI Camp Bed 3.5 soothes a rock and roll sleeping soul. Super thick, leak-free, and easy to inflate. Wake up rejuvenated.
The Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated Mat may not be the lightest pad in town, but it is a weight worth bearing. Work harder, sleep better.
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