If you are looking for a lightweight sleeping pad, but you will not compromise on comfort, durability, insulation or ease of use, look no further. The Air Sprung Cell design delivers stability and support, while our lamination and weld quality set new standards for reliability. Thermolite® and Exkin Platinum® insulation deliver performance that is tested in the Swiss Federal Material Labs (EMPA) to give an R-Value of 3.3, perfect for late spring through early fall camping. The patented multi-function valve and pump integrated into the stuff sack mean effortless inflation and deflation.
After a year of use the mat is holding up spectacularly and provides great insulation and comfort in the 40ish degree range I've been using it in. It also packs down quite small and is a breeze to inflate. I would certainly recommend!
This is one of the best camping mats I have ever used. I use this mat on extended backpacking trips, car camping, climbing trips, traveling, and truly anything else I would use a sleeping pad for. I ditched my thermarest neo air for this pad because it is far more comfy. It is about 2oz heavier and packs away ever so slightly larger, but is worth it for me as it is way more durable and comfy than the neo air or any other pad I have used for that matter. Despite the pad only being 2 inches thick the air sprung tech is truly amazing and evenly dispersed my weight allowing my to roll around sleeping on my back and side comfortably. It has a pretty solid r value and I have been comfortable using this pad down to the 20s. I slept on this pad for 92 days straight on a backpacking trip through the himalaya with very diverse weather and often wet conditions and this pad worked amazing. the Included air fill sack built into the stuff sack is amazing and makes blowing the pad up at high altitude effortless. Sea to summit pads truly have the best valves as it can be used with or without the air pump sack, and also has an adjustable, and allows for air progress capture that is far superior than a thermarest pad. I debatably have had better sleeps on this pad in the back country than I do in my own bed. I am still using the same one I purchased 3 years ago and is still going strong. If I were to get a new pad I would most likely get this one again. Excellent pad.
I bought the UltraLight Insulated mat because I wanted something warmer and more compact than my folding closed cell foam pad. I'd had bad luck with self inflating pads in the past, but the high quality of all the Sea to Summit products I'd seen convinced me to give the UltraLight Insulated air mat a try. So far this pad has been excellent. It packs down into a tiny package, it's warm, it's comfortable, it's light, and most importantly, it's been trouble free. The inflator built into the stuff sack is icing on the cake, it makes blowing up the pad ridiculously easy.
I purchased this sleeping pad predominantly for bikepacking. It is super lightweight, quiet, and inflates with apprx 4 breaths using the provided Airstream Pumpsack, which is super convenient and easy to use (no getting lightheaded after a long day).
The mat is very easy to set up and break down. I purchased the insulated mat to use in chillier temps, I've used it down in the mid 50's, but haven't had any issues with it in mid-summer heat.
I'd definitely recommend this pad to anyone looking for a lightweight, quiet and comfortable option.
It's light, comfy, easy to inflate and fits a 6'4" 215 lb man just fine. It's a little less durable than my Thermarest and a year later has multiple patches, but as long as I'm prepared to patch it's my go to for backpacking trips.
Awesome overall. I do wish it was a bit thicker...
I've been using this pad for a couple years now, and overall I love it. For the warmth and comfort it brings, the weight is more than acceptable. I bought it mostly for use in my hammock on colder nights, and honestly that combo MAGICAL. I sleep like a baby.
Two minor gripes knock a star off of perfection: 1) while the pad itself is basically silent, the movement of the pad against a tent floor does cause a notable squeak--enough to keep my wife from sleeping initially. It's less that the fabric has quieted down and more that she's just gotten more used to the noise. 2) for me (6'2" 210lbs) there is a VERY narrow range of inflation between the pad being overly hard and my hip touching the ground when on my side. Now that I'm used to the pad this is no longer a problem, but it does take some "dialing in" each time I use it.
I've used this pad on 50+°F nights and not been too warm, and I've used it with nothing underneath snow camping and slept plenty warm (although I did get some snowmelt/condensation under the pad, and would still recommend throwing some closed cell foam between this pad and the snow if you're snow camping).
This was a COMPLETE game changer for me! This mat takes next to no space in my pack and is worth its weight in gold. The Regular sized mat takes me 10 breaths to inflate and is super easy to adjust while laying on it. I'm a 210lbs, 6'2" dude and I can lay on my side without touching the ground the entire night. Definitely, feel a difference the insulation makes during a cold night too.
I was looking to upgrade my sleeping mat from my very heavy bulky one to something lighter and easier. Haven't used it backpacking yet but I have blown it up and it is very comfortable and very lightweight. Very happy with my purchase and I'm sure there is no way I won't love using this new sleeping mat.
The UltraLight Mat is incredibly comfortable to sleep on. It doesn't make much noise when you move around on it which is a huge plus. The mat packs down very small and weighs almost nothing. The pad also stands up to many bivy's on rock. I'm 5'11" and the size small fits perfectly with the Aeros Pillow UltraLight just over the top of the mat inside my sleeping bag. You could also use rope or your backpack at the feet and have the pad under your head. Amazing pad to have in the backcountry.
I love the comfort of this pad. It is the comfort that makes this a two star review and not a one-star. However, the inflation valve has a design flaw that cannot be fixed.
There is a small disk the size of a dime. This allows air to pass through during the inflation process, but is supposed to prevent air from escaping. This does not work well. There is also a plug as a secondary method from preventing air to escape. It does not prevent air from escaping. (demonstration of leaky valve: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8YaVWAy6pk)
I have examined the valve carefully, I do not see any debris or damage. I carefully removed any dust on top of valve, under valve, and the contact between valve-disk and valve. All valve parts are clean and undamaged.
The leak is very slow. But it is enough that my pad is mostly deflated after 4-6 hours of use. This causes me to have to re-inflate the pad in the middle of the night.
I am a an engineer and worked in product testing. This valve requires a design and or material change in order to work properly. Conceptually, I like the inflation / deflation valve, but the execution in this product is a failure.
Lightweight, compact comfort in not extra cold weather.
Outstanding, served its purpose as a lightweight and compact sleeping mattress on a kayak/backcountry hunt in AZ. I did get a tear in it, which appeared to have been some sort of stress tear as it was along the gridded lines that the mat is made out of. It was easy enough to fix with the supplied patch kit, that happened to be left on the floor of my gear room, so I dealt with it for a few days having to blow it back up when I got cold and the ground got hard enough to wake me up.
For a side or stomach sleeper (especially) this the most comfortable sleeping pad and rides most like your Serta at home than anything out there. Durable, quiet, stable, warm and comfortable. Sleep on the trail is pretty important - find your Z's right here!
The valve design because it's super easy to inflate and deflate
This is a great ultralight sleeping pad because it's quick to inflate/deflate, packs small and most importantly it's super comfortable. The air sprung cells are the best design for feeling cushioned and cradled on the mat. Also the valve lets you dial in the support so you can get the inflation just right.
I am 4'10" and I sleep on my stomach. I love this mat. It is super pack-able, insulated just enough for spring/fall camping, and it inflates in like a minute. The egg-crate pattern is very comfortable and stable, even on a slant. The ONLY thing that might be a downfall for others (but not for me) is the length- I fit on the mat perfectly, but an average sized human might find it to be a little short.
This is surprisingly comfortable! I'm a side sleeper, and was happy to find that I didn't feel the ground while on my side. I was also happy I got the insulated pad, as it's warm enough for most trips, and it packs down quite small.
Very quick and low effort inflation. There's no more uhhgg, I need to blow up my sleeping pad when I want to sleep. ~45s and it's set.
Having a pad so easy and effortless to inflate just can't be beat. (I own the air stream pump sack) It also rolls up using the original fold lines without much hassle making storing it the morning simple. Comfort wise, was fine on various ground types. I was able to sleep on my side, I just had to blow it up a little more with my mouth to get the right pressure.
Incredibly comfortable! Ive owned several inflatable mats for over 20 + years and this is easily the best
Incredibly comfortable, Packs small, easy to inflate, the dual chambers save the night when you realize you have a hole and will only partch it in the morning. The valve seems more higienic than some others. Im curious to see longevity- so far used for aprox 90 nights over 8 months