I have been reading the various posts and comments about Gossamer Gear nightlight pads, including what GG says on their website about evazote and whether it absorbs water. I have one of the old Mt. Washington pads (which I believe was made from evazote), which, while light, did absorb some amount of water.
I generally put my sleeping pad under my bivy, and also use my folded sleeping pad as a the back pad cushion on my own home-made backpack, so obviously the pad sees a lot of moisture, either from rain or sweat. I usually use a ridgrest which does not absorb an appreciable amount of water, if any.
Since my old Mt. Washington pad did absorb water, I am leery about getting a GG nightlight, expecting that it too would absorb water. The GG website says it won't (absorb much). Has anything changed from the way the Mt. Washington pad was constructed to expect the NightLight to NOT absorb water? Does anyone have any personal experience using the GG NightLight with it being subjected to water absorption conditions? Does it absorb water?
Thanx for any insight you can give.