In this blog post you can find a selection of new sleeping pads for 2018.

There are different sleeping pads for different seasons or climates available.

The R-value indicates how much insulation a sleeping pad provides. In the conclusion you can find the sleeping pad which I would recommend.


New sleeping pads for 2018


Weight comparison table


Big Agnes Ultralight Awesome Mummy


Big Agnes Q-Core SLX

The Big Agnes Q-Core SLX is an ultralight 3-season sleeping pad with a weight of 466 grams (regular size) for temperatures down to -9C. The new double rip-stop improves durability and tear strength by 25%.


Big Agnes Air Core Ultra

The Big Agnes Air Core Ultra is a warm weather sleeping pad for temperatures down to -2C. The regular size weights 566 grams. The Big Agnes Air Core Ultra also has an antimicrobial treatment.


Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra

The Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra is a superlight 3-season sleeping pad for temperatures down to -9C and weights 598 grams (regular size). It has a 25% increased durability and tear strength and an antimicrobial treatment.


Big Agnes Q-Core Deluxe

The Big Agnes Q-Core Deluxe is a superlight 3-season sleeping pad for temperatures down to -9C.


The new sleeping pads for 2017


Klymit Double V

The Klymit Double V is a two person sleeping pad which originates from the Klymit Static V. The Klymit Double V features body mapping technology and packs small with a weight of 1150 grams and an R value of 1.3. The price of the Klymit Double V will be around 130 EUR.


Klymit Hammock V

The Klumit Hammock V is an air pad designed for hammocks and includes body mapping technology and includes non-slip regions and provides warmth from below and the side. The R value of the Klymit Hammock V is 1.3 and weights 743 grams.


Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV is a four season sleeping pad which includes Therm-a-Rest’s new SpeedValve to inflate the pad up to three times faster and deflates instantly. The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV is also one of the warmest sleeping pads as it incorporates Thermacapture Technology, reflecting heat back to the body. The weight of the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV is 650 grams for the regular size. The price of the the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season SV will be around USD 179.95.


Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Pad & Snuggler

The Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Pad was designed to fit inside a Therm-a-Rest Slacker hammock which incorporates self-inflating foam with air channels to increase warmth and loft. The pad weights 435 g (15 oz) / 698 g (1 lb 9 oz) and costs around 80 EUR.


Therm-a-Rest Synergy Sheets & Synergy Coupler

The Therm-a-Rest Synergy Sheets adds breathability, warmth, cleanliness and comfort to the sleeping systems. The Therm-a-Rest Synergy sheets fits around all Therm-a-Rest mattresses. The Therm-a-Rest Synergy Coupler Sheet provides next to skin comfort while joining two mattresses together to create a double bed. The price for the Therm-a-Rest Synergy Sheets & Synergy Coupler are about 50 EUR each.


Therm-a-Rest Trail King SV

The Therm-a-RestTrail King SV is a self-inflation sleeping pad. The Trail King SV includes AirFrame construction which alternates foam and air channels and SpeedValve technology for fast inflation and deflation. The Therm-a-RestTrail King SV weights 822 grams (regular) and will cost around 150 EUR.


Conclusion

Personally, I like the Therm-a-Rest XTherm the most and I use it during summer and winter time. Even so it is not the newest sleeping pad on the market, it provides high insulation and comes with low weight. I always carry it on our hiking and packrafting trips.

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