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Sea to Summit Aeros Down Pillow

rated 4.0 of 5 stars
photo: Sea to Summit Aeros Down Pillow pillow

Nice light luxury item.


  • Very lightweight
  • Nice dimensions
  • Easy to inflate/deflate


  • Cost
  • 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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Price MSRP: $59.95
Current Retail: $45.47-$74.95
Historic Range: $35.97-$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
Fabric Premium down cushion top with 10D fabric
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