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Recent Pillow Reviews

Sea to Summit Aeros Pillow Ultra Light

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent support and comfort for your head, for a good night's sleep. I have tried many a backpacking pillow over the years, but have found most of them just not quite right. See my review of the Feathered Friends Geoduck pillow as an example. Having purchased one of Sea to Summit's ultralight pads last season, and finding it to fit my needs perfectly, I thought this might be the one. The pad packs down small, and is so light (2.5 oz), you won't even notice that you've put it in your pack. The… Full review

Klymit Pillow X

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The solution to the fact that everyone likes a different kind of pillow. This pillow inflates to suit anyone's desire. I have never been a fan of inflatable pillows until this model. Ease of Use: Really easy to blow up. Just 2-3 breaths depending on how firm you like it. The valve is the old school multiple twist to tighten. It would be nice to have the 1/4 turn valve, but it's not a big deal.full turn valve The pillow fits really nicely into the hood of all of my bags. In the bags with a tighter… Full review

Klymit Cush

rated 5 of 5 stars This is my absolutely go-to luxury item. Light, comfortable, and endless options with this Klymit Cush pillow/seat. I am not one personally to bring a pillow. It's habit to toss my hiking clothes into a dry sack and use that as my pillow for the evening. Honestly, I bought this because REI was having a clearance sale and I picked it up for $7. For $7 I'll buy just about anything to try it. Now let me tell you... this has become absolutely a permanent fixture in my backpack. It is most definitely… Full review

Feathered Friends Geoduck Down Pillow

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A lightweight packable soft pillow for comfy nights. My old Thermarest pillow had lived out its useful life, and so a few years back I was looking for something to replace it. I came across the Feathered Friends Geoduck (gooey-duck) pillow, and thought I'd give it a try. On the plus side, it is light weight (6 oz), and packs down small in its built-in stuff pocket. The 700+ fill power down lofts up quickly, and pillow is cozy and warm. Workmanship is excellent... no loose threads or leaky down in… Full review

Klymit Cush

rated 4 of 5 stars Nice cushion, but OK as pillow. Well constructed with quick inflate (about 2 or 3 good breaths). Long and thin folds over to make a decent pillow. I have the Pillow X by Klymit that is a great pillow. The Cush is best for what the name implies—a cushion. Does a good job as a seat but not as good for a pillow. I bought it to use as a pillow along with a Pillow X, which is great but as a pillow.  The Cush inflates quickly and is well made. If you want something to sit on out on the trail this is… Full review

NEMO Fillo

rated 5 of 5 stars Traveling, hiking, and napping are great with this Fillo. I sleep with a narrow pillow, and filling the Fillo only partially works wonders. I sleep soundly every time with it. When you try it out, it may not feel fantastic, but I sleep UN-interrupted using it, so my sleeping self loves the feel of it, I guess you could say. I would recommend it to anyone who travels, hikes, or naps. No air loss in the morning. Easy to clean. You can store this Fillo in its sack (4 x 6 inches), or just push the air… Full review

Equinox Armadillo Pillow

rated 4 of 5 stars This fall, I had continued to use my inflatable camp pillow, which was fine except I had trouble adjusting inflation to a comfortable level, and it has a slick, and slippery surface. When I saw the Equinox pillow, I immediately was impressed by its softness, and nice level of padding. It may not pack as compactly as the inflatable, but it makes for a better night's sleep. This pillow is very comfortable; it is primarily used for canoe camping and some cabin/car camping. It has proven to be quite… Full review

Klymit Cush

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, foldable backpacking pillow. Received this as a gift for Christmas and I like it a lot. It's super easy to carry. I stuff it inside my mattress bag. It's long enough you can double it over to raise your head higher when you sleep. Can also be used to sit on if you need to in camp. Full review

NEMO Fillo

rated 3 of 5 stars Incredibly comfortable, but bulkier than some air mattresses. The Nemo Fillo is a great pillow if you have trouble sleeping on a rolled up pile of clothes and don't mind carrying along 10.7oz of extra weight. While I love the Fillo, it's just too heavy and bulky for me to carry around. If, however, you take out the air bladder and internal foam padding, the cover itself comes in slightly lighter than the stuff-sac pillows I was able to find at REI. Rather than carry the full Fillo, I will use just… Full review

Top-Rated Pillows

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ALPS Mountaineering Camp Pillow
REI Base Camp Pillow
$10 MSRP
REI Inflatable Neck Rest
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Therm-a-Rest Trekker Pillow Case
$12 - $14
Therm-a-Rest UltraLite Pillow Case
$11 - $14
EMS Drool Pillow
$12 MSRP
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Pacific Outdoor Equipment InsulMat Deluxe Pillow
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Pacific Outdoor Equipment Insulmat Aero U-Pillow
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Kelty Camp Pillow
$15 - $17
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Equinox Armadillo Pillow
user rating: 2.5 of 5 (1)
Slumberjack Slumberloft Camp Pillow
$13 MSRP
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
Klymit Cush Pillow / Camp Chair
$13 - $50
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1)
Big Agnes Sleeping Giant Memory Foam Pillow (Upgrade Kit)
Big Agnes Clearview Air Pillow
user rating: 5 of 5 (4)
Therm-a-Rest Stuff Sack Pillow
$15 - $21
user rating: 4 of 5 (16)
Therm-a-Rest Compressible Pillow
$15 - $27
Exped Mini Pump
$16 - $25
REI On Air Adjustable Pillow
$17 MSRP
Eagle Creek Sandman
Therm-a-Rest Cot Pillow Keeper
Exped Stuff Pillow
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Exped Pillow Pump
$35 - $79
REI Self-Inflating Travel Pillow
user rating: 1.5 of 5 (1)
REI Backpacker Pillow
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
Eagles Nest Outfitters ParaPillow
user rating: 3 of 5 (1)
Big Agnes Air Core Pillow
$20 - $34
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Big Agnes Sleeping Giant Memory Foam Pillow
$20 - $28
Therm-a-Rest Neck Pillow
$20 - $29
Grand Trunk Adjustable Travel Pillow
Eureka! Camp Pillow
$20 MSRP
Eagles Nest Outfitters ProPillow
Cocoon Microfiber Travel Pillow
Hummingbird Self-Inflating Neck Pillow
Eagle Creek Cat Nap Transit Pillow
$24 MSRP
Big Agnes Camp Pillow
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (2)
Cocoon Hyperlite Pillow
$25 - $30
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Klymit Pillow X
$25 - $26
EMS Dreamy Pillow
$25 MSRP
user rating: 2 of 5 (3)
Kelty Luxury Pillow
$26 MSRP
Sea to Summit Aeros Traveller Pillow
$26 - $34
Eagles Nest Outfitters PakPillow
Klymit Pillow X Recon
user rating: 4 of 5 (6)
Cocoon Air-Core Ultralight
$27 - $30
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (4)
Sea to Summit Aeros Pillow Ultra Light
$28 - $59
Marmot Strato Pillow
$28 - $35
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
Exped Air Pillow
$28 - $41
MontBell UL Comfort System
$29 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (4)
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow
$30 - $46
Therm-a-Rest Air Head Pillow
Mammut Kompakt Pillow
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