Ratings Overview - Sleeping Pad

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 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm
For over two years, the NeoAir XTherm continues to take home our Editors' Choice Award. After testing the best the sleeping pad market has to offer, we have yet to find a better combo of warmth and...  read more >
$200

Editors' Choice Award
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75
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight and Packed Size - 8 of 10
8
Warmth - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 7 of 10
7

 Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated
This is Sea to Summit's flagship sleeping pad suited for use in all seasons and wins our Top Pick award for Comfort. The AirSprung cells support evenly along the pad's width and length and reduce...  read more >
$200

Top Pick Award
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70
Comfort - 10 of 10
10
Weight and Packed Size - 3 of 10
3
Warmth - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Inflation - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 8 of 10
8

 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite
If your pack only has room for high-performance products, then the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite is up to snuff. This pad wins our Top Pick Award for Ultralight because for 12 ounces you won't have to...  read more >
$160

Top Pick Award
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68
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight and Packed Size - 9 of 10
9
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 5 of 10
5
REI Co-op Flash Insulated

 REI Co-op Flash Insulated
REI upped their game with the Flash Insulated sleeping pad. During our review, this was one of our favorite pads to sleep on! Thick baffles lofted up for cloud like comfort. It's one of the more...  read more >
$100

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68
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 5 of 10
5
Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Insulated

 Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Insulated
The Big Agnes Q-Core SLX is a new take on the company's popular former Insulated Q-Core and Q-Core SL models. The SLX is lighter, more packable, and has an updated valve for easier inflation and...  read more >
$160

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Warmth - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 5 of 10
5

 Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated
The Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated is a fairly warm pad with a new and unique design. With an R-value of 4.2, this pad is warm enough for cold weather use. The AirSprung Cells provide a lot...  read more >
$170

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65
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight and Packed Size - 6 of 10
6
Warmth - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Inflation - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 6 of 10
6

 Exped Synmat Hyperlite
The Exped SynMat Hyperlite is a lightweight little brother of the Exped SynMat 7. The Hyperlite boasts an incredible feature set for the low weight of just over 12 ounces. Minimalists, mountaineers...  read more >
$169

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Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight and Packed Size - 9 of 10
9
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 4 of 10
4

 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Max SV
The XLite Max SV is a variation of the popular Top Pick for Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite | Ultralight, the NeoAir XLite. Our reviewers have spent hundreds of nights on past versions of this pad and...  read more >
$180

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 1 of 10
1
NEMO Tensor Insulated

 NEMO Tensor Insulated
The Tensor Insulated is a top quality pad with great specs and aggressive weight savings. The quilt-like baffle design prevents edge collapse found on horizontal pads and the bouncy sensation caused...  read more >
$150

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65
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight and Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Warmth - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 4 of 10
4

 REI AirRail 1.5
The REI AirRail 1.5 is the most comfortable self-inflating sleeping pad we've taken into the backcountry. The side rails kept us from rolling off the pad and are an innovative way to improve an...  read more >
$109

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Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 3 of 10
3
Warmth - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Inflation - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
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 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV
The All Season SV is a warm and comfortable sleeping pad - if it stays inflated. We found problems with the SpeedValve (SV) inflation system (more details below). Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm | Stay...  read more >
$160

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64
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 5 of 10
5
Warmth - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Inflation - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 3 of 10
3

 Therm-a-Rest EvoLite
Self-inflating and plush, the Therm-a-Rest EvoLite has it all when it comes to ease of inflation and comfort. This was the easiest 2 inch pad to inflate of any in the review. We loved its smooth...  read more >
$120

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62
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight and Packed Size - 7 of 10
7
Warmth - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Inflation - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 5 of 10
5

 Sea to Summit UltraLight
The Sea to Summit UltraLight utilizes the company's new AirSprung Cell design and is a great choice for warm weather trips. This pad is super lightweight and packs down to the size of a couple pop...  read more >
$100

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Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight and Packed Size - 9 of 10
9
Warmth - 1 of 10
1
Ease of Inflation - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 6 of 10
6

 Exped SynMat 7
The Exped SynMat 7 is an insulated air construction sleeping pad that is quite comfortable. This was one of our favorite pads to sleep on and gave us many good nights of sleep. It also has an...  read more >
$130

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60
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight and Packed Size - 2 of 10
2
Warmth - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Inflation - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 7 of 10
7

 Klymit Insulated Static V Lite
The Klymit Insulated Static V Lite is a high-scoring pad that does everything well. It uses a dual layer of synthetic fibers to boost its R-value to 4.4, making it warm enough for use in cold...  read more >
$95

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59
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight and Packed Size - 6 of 10
6
Warmth - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Inflation - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 3 of 10
3

 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper
The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper is one of the most comfortable compact inflatable sleeping pads we tested. Its rectangular shape combined with three inches of cushion make it a fantastic choice for...  read more >
$100

100
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59
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight and Packed Size - 3 of 10
3
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture

 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture
If you're looking for a do-it-all pad, the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture is a great pick, especially if you prioritize a great night's sleep over carrying the lightest pack possible. It isn't the...  read more >
$70

Best Buy Award
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59
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight and Packed Size - 5 of 10
5
Warmth - 2 of 10
2
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 8 of 10
8

 Therm-a-Rest ProLite
A time tested favorite, the Therm-a-Rest ProLite is an excellent self inflating pad that won't break the bank or your back. For just over a pound, this pad provides a smooth, stable, and firm...  read more >
$90

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58
Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Weight and Packed Size - 6 of 10
6
Warmth - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Inflation - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8

 Therm-A-Rest Z Lite Sol
The Therm-a-Rest Z Lite SOL is the most versatile lightweight closed-cell sleeping pad we've tested. The pad works in just about any camping situation, whether on a big wall in Yosemite, alpine...  read more >
$45

Best Buy Award
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55
Comfort - 1 of 10
1
Weight and Packed Size - 8 of 10
8
Warmth - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Inflation - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 10 of 10
10
NEMO Astro Insulated

 Nemo Astro Insulated
The Nemo Astro Insulated was the thickest pad we reviewed, plush enough to cover up huge grass lumps and roots. At first glance, we thought this would be the most comfortable pad in the review...  read more >
$110

100
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55
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight and Packed Size - 4 of 10
4
Warmth - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Inflation - 4 of 10
4
Durability - 8 of 10
8
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 Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest SOLite
The Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest SOLite is the updated version of the ultra classic Ridge Rest. This improved pad adds a reflective layer that increases warmth without adding any weight. The Ridge Rest...  read more >
$30

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55
Comfort - 1 of 10
1
Weight and Packed Size - 8 of 10
8
Warmth - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Inflation - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 10 of 10
10

 Klymit Inertia X Frame
The Klymit Inertia X Frame is an innovative ultralight air core sleeping pad that uses baffles in key places to keep you off the ground and save weight. The pad is the lightest and most compressible...  read more >
$70

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49
Comfort - 1 of 10
1
Weight and Packed Size - 10 of 10
10
Warmth - 1 of 10
1
Ease of Inflation - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 5 of 10
5
The Air Core Ultra

 Big Agnes Air Core Ultra
The Air Core Ultra (an air construction pad) is a new take on a model that has been on the market for years and was a popular alternative to the self-inflating options of the day. Since that time...  read more >
$70

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Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Weight and Packed Size - 5 of 10
5
Warmth - 1 of 10
1
Ease of Inflation - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 7 of 10
7
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