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Closed-Cell Foam Sleeping Pads

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Recent Closed-Cell Foam Sleeping Pad Reviews

rated 4 of 5 stars
Gossamer Gear ThinLight 1/8" Insulation Pad

I use a short length of this for: sitpad, insulation booster, and tent surfing prevention. I find a length bit of this waterproof insulation generally very useful. About 50g, or a bit over a meters worth. Torso length. Good to use as a sit pad on breaks . It is also exceptionally good at stopping my Ether Light mat slipping around on the DCF tent floor at night, AKA tent surfing. Makes it stick like glue. And of course it adds insulation value. So it's all good. Full review

rated 2.5 of 5 stars
Coleman Rest Easy Camp Pad

Forget your lantern or light. This pad gives off so much high static electricity and it HURTS. Could this be very dangerous in a gasoline-driven car? I am deeply concern. Full review

rated 3 of 5 stars
Ozark Trail Camping Pad

Just a simple pad.  Does a fair job on a cot and I use it for this purpose. I don’t plan on hiking with it.  Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Therm-a-Rest Z Lite

Great multi-purpose pad! Lightweight and highly recommended! I am a novice when it comes to backpacking, but this was one of my favorite, most useful pieces of gear. Though I use an inflatable insulated sleeping pad to sleep on, I have this for a backup in case my pad fails for one reason or another or if someone with me has an issue with their pad. It is not particularly comfortable to sleep on, I need more cushion personally, but it will keep you warm from the ground. I also have it in case the… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Therm-a-Rest Z Lite

The pick and go sleeping pad for our adventure. I literally encourage everyone I meet to purchase this pad due the fact in my country it's sold for 30€ at Decathlon. Thru hiker or amateur, you can't go wrong with it. So easy to use, probably the closed-cell mattress! Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Big Agnes Third Degree

This is a nice lightweight sleeping pad that packs down relatively well (compared to similar foam pads) and provides excellent insulation. I would not use it as a primary sleeping pad (unless you are used to sleeping on the ground), but to supplement your air mattress in winter, or push your summer mattress into the shoulder seasons if you don’t intend to winter camp. The Big Agnes Third Degree Foam Pad is a very lightweight part of a cold weather sleep system. BA suggests it for supplementing… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Coleman Rest Easy Camp Pad

Not as bad as some reviews make it out to be. Just bought a Coleman Easy-Rest blue foam pad. It was $4 at Runnings, when I went back a couple weeks later to get it, it was $9.99. It measures at 71.5"x24"x3/8", 11.5 oz. without packaging (claimed wt. of 8 oz.). Tried it on a very cold concrete garage floor (18°F). It has noticeable R-value (more than expected :-), and no real hard spots, even on my side, I'm 180 lbs. It rolls down to 5 3/4" diameter (non compressed). It cuts 2 lbs off of my current self-inflating… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Mammut Alpine Mat UL

Great lightweight alternative to Therm-a-Rest!! Have been looking for a lightweight closed cell pad that would give me some extra padding, especially if my inflatable pad failed. My sleep system has been constantly refined over last two years. The Nemo Insulated Tensor is by far the most comfortable, warmest, and best weight advantage in an inflatable pad for me. As a light, cold sleeper, the crinkly noise with Therm-a-Rest simply did not work for me and I've tried literally about a dozen from Exped,… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest SOLite

A technologically advanced closed-cell sleeping pad, offering very good warmth and lightweight in this class. Though it is less durable in comparison to traditional pads, and its ridged surface may not be liked by everyone. I’d been using this sleeping pad (in Regular size) from 2013 to 2016. Before and after this one I'd used the traditional closed-cell foam pads with smooth surface. The bulkiness is not a problem for bicycle tours, as the pad always rides outside the bag, and it also makes a… Full review