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Score Product Price Our Take
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm $200
Editors' Choice Award
A true four season pad with incredible warmth to accompany its great comfort, durability, and small packed size.
REI Co-op Flash All-Season Insulated Air $129
Top Pick Award
Well equipped for all-season use, this pad is lightweight enough for all but the most discerning ultralight backpackers.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite $170
Top Pick Award
Our favorite model for ultralight adventures into the backcountry.
Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated $200
Top Pick Award
Ideal for folks who think sleeping pads cannot provide mega comfort. Prove them wrong.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV $160
While we still don't like the Speed Valve System, this pad is warm and comfortable.
REI Co-op Flash Insulated $100
Top Pick Award
Whether near or far from the trailhead, this pad is ready for your next adventure.
Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Insulated $140
Ready for all adventures, this versatile model doesn't disappoint.
Big Agnes Insulated AXL Air $180
A good choice for ultralight backpackers who want a thick, comfortable pad for summer adventures.
Exped DownMat 9 $229
One of the warmest pads we've reviewed. Considered too heavy by most of our testers.
Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated $170
We like this pad for traveling lightweight in the winter without sacrificing support.
Exped Synmat Hyperlite $179
Narrow at the feet means weight savings, but a reduction of comfort.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Max SV $190
Inflates quickly on just a few breaths, but also makes a lot of noise and is prone to midnight deflation.
NEMO Tensor Insulated $150
A three-season pad with impressive specs.
REI AirRail 1.5 $90
Unique side rails provide increased surface area and great comfort.
Therm-a-Rest EvoLite $120
Simple to inflate and comfy, yes. Small packed size and lightweight, not really.
Sea to Summit UltraLight $100
Super lightweight and packing up small, this model is an ultralight option when warmth isn't an issue.
Exped SynMat 7 $130
This pad provides warmth and comfort with more weight than we like for backpacking.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Camper SV $130
A solid choice for car campers who occasionally backpack.
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture $75
Best Buy Award
This low-priced pad will satisfy the needs of most backpackers with a big advantage in comfort.
Klymit Insulated Static V Lite $95
A solid pad at a decent price, this is a great product for tight budget winter campers.
Therm-a-Rest ProLite $90
Save your breath for building a campfire with this low-priced, self-inflating pad that is built to last.
Therm-A-Rest Z Lite Sol $45
Best Buy Award
For backpackers who need to save weight and cash more than they need big-time comfort.
Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest SOLite $30
Keep it basic and cheap with this foam pad, or use it as a supplement to another pad in cold weather.
Nemo Astro Insulated $110
A thick and heavy pad for base camp or car camping.
Outdoorsman Lab Ultralight $55
More comfortable than a foam pad and less expensive than most inflatable pads, this pad is a good choice for budget backpackers.
Exped Hypersleep Winter $79
This pad is the least comfortable of the foam pads.
Klymit Inertia X Frame $70
The unique design makes this pad good for summertime ultralight adventures.