10 Best Therm a Rests
for October 2022

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9.9
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Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Ultralight Backpacking Air Mattress, WingLock Valve, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Ultralight Backpacking Air Mattress, WingLock Valve, Regular

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Ultralight Backpacking Air Mattress is easy to set up, and comfortable in temperatures well below freezing. The pad's 20-inch width offers plenty of sleeping space and is beneath our test clock for best sleep temperature. Our testers liked that the pad inflates quickly, too.

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9.5
SCORE
Therm-a-Rest MondoKing 3D Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress, TwinLock Valve, Large - 77 x 25 Inches

Therm-a-Rest MondoKing 3D Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress, TwinLock Valve, Large

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

The MondoKing saves you money, weight, and space with its combination of 3D air support, stretch knit fabric, and slim profile.

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9.4
SCORE
Therm-a-Rest Prolite Apex Ultralight Self-Inflating Backpacking Pad with WingLock Valve, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches

Therm-a-Rest Prolite Apex Ultralight Self-Inflating Backpacking Pad with WingLock Valve, Regular

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Therm-a-Rest's ultra-light, self-inflating, triangular-cored sleeping pad is an impressive performer. It packs tiny, inflates fast, and provides excellent heat retention.

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9.2
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Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Ultralight Foam Backpacking Mattress, Limon/Silver, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches

Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Ultralight Foam Backpacking Mattress, Limon/Silver, Regular

by Therm-A-Rest
What We like

Therm-a-Rest's most popular mat, the Z Lite, comes with an R-Value of 2.0, which puts it on the gold standard for warmth. Its wide accordion shape creates plenty of insulation, and its foam construction is lightweight, packable, and durable. It comes in multiple sizes and colors, and weighs only 2.6 pounds.

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8.6
SCORE
Therm-a-Rest LuxuryMap Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress with TwinLock Valve, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches , Poseidon Blue

Therm-a-Rest LuxuryMap Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress with TwinLock Valve, Regular

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

This mattress is the most comfortable, plushest, and plushest of our test mattresses, but it’s a little on the heavy side. It also doesn’t come with its own stuff sack, and it’s hard to get the valve to function properly.

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8.5
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Therm-a-Rest Trail Pro Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress, WingLock Valve, Large - 25 x 77 Inches, Pine (040818132180)

Therm-a-Rest Trail Pro Self-Inflating Foam Camping Mattress, WingLock Valve, Large

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Therm-a-Rest's Trail Pro is thicker than most of the other self-inflating pads we tested. It inflates faster than others, which makes it ideal for long backpacking trips.

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8.3
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Therm-a-Rest Prolite Plus Ultralight Self-Inflating Backpacking Pad, WingLock Valve, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches

Therm-a-Rest Prolite Plus Ultralight Self-Inflating Backpacking Pad, WingLock Valve, Regular

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

If you carry a lot of weight in your pack, you'll appreciate an ultralight self-inflating pad that eliminates all extra padding.

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7.6
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Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite Self-Inflating Foam Camping Pad, WingLock Valve, Regular - 20 x 72 Inches

Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite Self-Inflating Foam Camping Pad, WingLock Valve, Regular

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Therm-a-Rest's Trail Lite self inflating sleeping pad delivers excellent value and satisfaction for camping and backpacking use. The bag easily holds foam and it's a solid choice for a three-season pad.

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7.6
SCORE
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Topo Sleeping Pad, Regular

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Topo Sleeping Pad

by Cascade Designs Inc
What We like

The therm-a-rest neoair padding and blanket are the best value pads we tested. If you're willing to spend a lot more on a pad, we recommend you look at expedition weight pads such as the Therm-a-rest ZLite.

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7.6
SCORE
Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture Lightweight Camping Air Mattress , Pine, Large - 25 x 77 Inches

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Venture Lightweight Camping Air Mattress , Pine, Large

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

This expanded-foam mattress weighs just 3 lb. 3 oz. with stuff sack and inflated, and sets up in 3 minutes, without using any tools. A repair kit will come with your pad.

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