Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest SOLite

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For decades people have relied on the original RidgeRest mattress to provide the lightest comfort possible, or to boost the warmth and durability of a three-dseason mattress for winter use. Now, with Thermarest's patent-pending, aluminized Solar coating, the RidgeRest SOLite offers a 10% boost in warmth with even more durability from surface wear and tear. All of this with no appreciable weight gain makes it perfect for everything from extreme, high-altitude climbing to entry-level backpacking. PRODUCT FEATURES: Advanced Warmth: Aluminized surface boosts warmth, reflecting heat back to your body. Light & Durable: Virtually indestructible and light enough to carry anywhere. Unique Design: Soft peaks and heat-trapping valleys provide exceptional comfort R-Value: 2.8 Weight: 9 oz / 260 g Width: 20 in / 51 cm Length: 48 in / 122 cm Thickness: .625 in / 1.5 cm Foam type: Solid Solid Solid Fill material: Molded Closed Cell

- Appalachian Outdoors

A counterpart to the RidgeRest Solar, the Therm-a-Rest SOLite sleeping pad is lighter yet also features an aluminized surface to reflect body heat for a boost in warmth and comfort.


Based on the design of the original, legendary RidgeRest pad, the Therm-A-Rest RidgeRest SOLite mattress is a great minimalist pad for 3-season use that offers years of worry-free comfort. A new, aluminized surface adds more warmth by reflecting body heat back to the user, while also increasing mattress durability. A perfect mattress for those seeking the ultimate in go-anywhere, sleep- on-anything comfort.


The Thermarest RidgeRest SOLite is their lightest closed cell foam pad. Whether you use the SOLite alone or in combination with a three-season air mattress 0.625 inch of indestructible ridged, closed cell foam increases warmth and improves durability. Patent-pending aluminized Solar coating to boost warmth by 10%. -- Excellent modular pad can be used as a system for high-altitude climbing, backpacking or as an entry-level pad -- Lightweight foams reduce weight for situations when every ounce counts-- Aluminized surface boosts warmth, reflecting heat back to your body-- Virtually indestructible durable cross-linked polyethylene can handle the rockiest of terrain and won't absorb water-- Heat-trapping ridges trap warm air to keep insulated against the ground and provide exceptional comfort-- Pair with a three season air mattress to create a warm four season winter set up-- Made in Seattle, USA

- OMCgear