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Kelty Weekender Pad

rated 5.0 of 5 stars
photo: Kelty Weekender Pad self-inflating sleeping pad

This pad rocks. I have two of them. For the price you can't beat it, I have taken it backpacking four nights on Isle Royale, multiple weeks spent in Colorado backcountry, West Virginia, and so on.


  • Cost effective
  • Material is strong
  • Durable
  • Long lasting
  • Easily packable


  • A little heavy
  • Defect around inflate nozzle requires a little extra glue

This sleeping pad provides enough insulation to keep you warm on colder nights.

The only problem I have had is a leak occurring from the fabric right where the nozzle is (these leaks occurred on fourth use and somewhere around the 20th use). This happened to both of my pads, but was easily fixed with a thick application of gear glue on both sides of the nozzle area (I'm guessing this is a defect or something considering it happened on both my pads in the same exact location).

After gluing that area of both pads they have been working great and Im honestly very happy with them. They are not the lightest pads and they don't pack down the smallest, but I rock a 40L pack and carry this pad, my sleeping bag, and tent.

This pad packs fine on the outside of your pack and the only downfall is it's like 1 and a half pounds heavier than other pads.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $50

I've slept on air beds, and cots, but this sleeping pad beat everything by a mile. It self inflates in 30 min or so. if you can't wait, you can blow it up with your mouth in 3 or 4 breaths. It was on sale at Dick's for $49.


  • Works as advertised.
  • Half the price of some of the more expensive models.


  • A little heavy


Dimensions: 72"L x 21"W

Thickness: 1.5"

Material: 75D polyester fabric top and bottom Single plastic valve for inflation and deflation Repair kit included Storage sack included

Weight: 47 oz

Pad & carry bag total weight: 52 oz

Style: 95454912 Kelty 


Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $49

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