Monday, June 9, 2014
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Sleeping Pad - Preview - Ultralight Summer Kit Part 2
We're taking a look at the Thermarest Neo-Air Xtherm Sleeping Pad.
Ultralight Summer Kit Part 2
The first item from this series was the Zpacks Arc Blast 52L pack and now we are moving to the second item in our Ultralight Summer Kit and this is for the Sleeping Pad which is a
Thermarest Neo-Air Xtherm
15oz which is just shy of 1lbs.
r-value of 5.7
This is more of a winter pad but for the climate where I live it's perfect for almost year around use. The night here are typically in the 50's so this is perfect. If you live in a hotter climate Thermarest does offer other models with a lower r-value.
Extremely Warm Four layers of reflective material recycle body heat and create air pockets that reduce convective heat loss
Comfortable 2 5-Inch thickness and patent-pending Triangular Core Matrix construction provides unrivaled stability and comfort
Highly Packable Low-bulk materials make the Xtherm mattress compact and as packable as a water bottle
Lightweight Advanced materials and a tapered design reduce weight without compromising warmth