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Exped mats 5-Nov-2011 At 1:28:18 PM freepete
On 5/11/2011 patto wrote:
>On 5/11/2011 freepete wrote:
>>On 4/11/2011 StuckNut wrote:
>>>I purchased the Exped Synmat from those guys - love it.
>>How's the weight? Would you schlep up a hill with it in your pack? Cheers
>I'd happily carry it up a hill. The standard M of both the Downmat and
>the Synmat is about 850g. This is a bit heavier than all but the larger
>Thermarests or other lightweight self inflating mats. But these mats are
>FAR warmer and more comfortable. Both are very good mats, the down mat
>is warmer. For snow there are no better mats.

Sounds like a winner thanks

>If weight is the issue the the Synmat UL is the the way to go. This thing
>is amazing and has to be held in the hand to be believed. Its lighter
>than most full length Thermarests but far more comfortable. Only drawbacks
>is less puncture proof (though I haven't had problems) and more slick plasticy
>surface to sleep on.
Willing to carry a bit more to be warm

>(Yes I'm a biased exped fan so take what you will about my comments)
>Have a look at the exped website. Otherwise this is a good comparison

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