Sleeping pads are often used in conjunction with sleeping bags to provide padding and insulation. Find which type of pad—air, self-inflating or closed-cell foam—is best for your next overnight trip with advice from the gear experts at Backpacker.
A comfy mat with a backup plan.
Backpacking should be about pleasure, not pain.
Spend less, hike more with a system that prioritizes affordability and durability.
Save money and stress with these BACKPACKER-tested picks.