Sea to Summit Aeros Down Pillow
Nice light luxury item.
- Very lightweight
- Nice dimensions
- Easy to inflate/deflate
- Slickish surfaces
After 50+ years of backcountry tripping I've never used a pillow per se. The closest I've come is a light microfleece sack to stuff some clothes in as a pillow. The suitability of that approach however, depended on what clothes I had available to use as "stuffing" and often was pretty lumpy in the end. So, after reading some reviews and talking with folks that have tried it, I splurged and tried this one.
It weighs almost nothing and takes up negligible pack space. Rectangular in shape, one side has a duck down layer with the other being microfiber. With an innovative valve it only takes a couple of breaths to inflate the pillow, adjustments to add or remove air for comfort are easy, and deflation is fast.
I found the fabric to be pretty slippery when in my mummy bag's hood, which is but a minor negative.
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $55
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Current Retail: $44.96-$69.95
Historic Range: $39.95-$84.95
Reviewers Paid: $55.00
|Weight||2.5 oz / 70 g||3.4 oz / 95 g||6.7 oz / 190 g|
|Dimensions||13.4 x 9.4 x 4.7 in / 34 x 24 x 12 cm||16.5 x 11 x 4.7 in / 42 x 28 x 12 cm||23 x 14.9 x 4.7 in / 59 x 38 x 12 cm|
|Packed Size||3.15 x 2.6 in / 8 x 6.5 cm||3.5 x 2.76 in / 9 x 7 cm||5.5 x 3.15 in / 14 x 8 cm|
Premium down cushion top with 10D fabric