Improving mat insulation for winter

Discussion in 'Sleep Mats' started by el manana, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. craige

    craige Thru Hiker

    That first stuff is Mylar coated bubble wrap. What the Americans call reflectix and is often used for pot cozies. Not great for use under a mat, I tried using it as a sit pad and destroyed it very quickly.
  2. WilliamC

    WilliamC Thru Hiker

    I have the 200x100cm size and it folds up to approximately 26x21x8cm, which seems reasonable for what it is.
    I think Paul's stuff has no foam, in which case it should fold a lot smaller.
  3. ZenTrekker

    ZenTrekker Ultralighter

  4. Nevis

    Nevis Ultralighter

  5. fluffkitten

    fluffkitten Thru Hiker

  6. ZenTrekker

    ZenTrekker Ultralighter

    I use w
    I use wide elastic with button-holes to secure my quilt to my sleeping mat. When using the under-mat I just strap the elastic around both mats. So if the mat wants to go for a walk in the middle of the night, it all slides as one unit - the under-mat, sleeping-mat, quilt and me!
    FOX160 and fluffkitten like this.

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