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Most backpacking pillows are either puny, flat, lumpy, bouncy (the inflatable kind), or an uncomfortable combination of all four. But the Geoduck is so comfortable, it was like “taking an Ambien,” says one happy tester. The soft-on-skin nylon shell is overstuffed with 750-fill down, giving it a full five inches of luxurious loft and just the right amount of support. And it squishes down to Big Mac size in its integrated stuffsack for easy packing. $35; 6 oz.; featheredfriends.com