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Big Agnes Double Z Review

Big Agnes Double Z Review

Big Agnes Double Z 22.6oz. 72x20x4. 15f R4.5 ($110, bigagnes.com) When matched with a Big Agnes sleeping bag we found the Double Z to have fantastic sleepability. At one pound, six ounces it was the s[...]

Review: 7 Sleeping Pads Put to the Test

Review: 7 Sleeping Pads Put to the Test

To test these sleeping pads, the first question we asked was simple: Does the product enhance or reduce the quality of sleep? That's sleepability.

Kelty PDa Review

Kelty PDa Review

Coming in just shy of one pound, the Kelty PDa is an insulated pad that's one of the lightest and least expensive in our test.

NEMO Astro Insulated Lite Review

NEMO Astro Insulated Lite Review

Our favorite for its mix of sleepability, price and weight.

Klymit Inertia O Zone Review

Klymit Inertia O Zone Review

Klymit Inertia O Zone 14.4oz, 1.75 inches thick, R = sleeping bag (at least in theory) ($90, Klymit.com) The 0.9 pound Klymit pad only takes a few breaths to fill up. It’s the second lightest of[...]

Exped Synmat 7 UL Review

Exped Synmat 7 UL Review

Coming into this test the Synmat was my sleeping pad of choice. While expensive, it's light weight at 1 pound 2 ounces without sacrificing a decent, 3.1 R-value and good comfort.

Coleman Durarest Twin Airbed Review

Coleman Durarest Twin Airbed Review

Considerably heavier than all the other pads at four pounds six ounces, the Durarest is the pad of choice if you are sleeping on incredibly rough ground.

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir Xlite Review

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir Xlite Review

A night on the Neoair offers a unique perception of sliding off both sides at the same time, but good for those who need the absolute lightest weight pad.

Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15: Sleeping Bag Review

Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15: Sleeping Bag Review

Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 EN comfort rating: 27 degrees F. Fill: 650 DownTek 49oz ($279, www.bigagnes.com) The Big Agnes Lost Ranger is EN rated to a comfort of 27 degrees for the average male, which w[...]

Coleman Silverton 25: Sleeping Bag Review

Coleman Silverton 25: Sleeping Bag Review

Coleman Silverton 25 Not EN Tested; about 30 degrees F in real-world use. Fill: Synthetic. 59.5oz ($55, www.coleman.com) The Coleman Silverman is a synthetic bag comfortable down to roughly 35 degrees[...]

Feathered Friends Hummingbird UL 20: Sleeping Bag Review

Feathered Friends Hummingbird UL 20: Sleeping Bag Review

Feathered Friends Hummingbird UL 20 Not EN tested; about 20 degrees in real-world use. Fill: 900 down. 27oz ($470, featheredfriends.com) The Feathered Friends Hummingbird UL is the lightest bag in our[...]

Kelty SB 20: Sleeping Bag Review

Kelty SB 20: Sleeping Bag Review

Kelty SB 20 EN comfort rating: 31 degrees F. Fill: 800 drydown. 37.5oz ($370, www.kelty.com) The 2 pound, 5 ounce Kelty SB 20 might just be the goldilocks of the test. This lightweight sleeping bag hi[...]