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Adan Lopez
(Lopez) - F

Locale: San Gabriel Valley
Torsolite/Rigid foam combo? on 10/19/2010 22:14:29 MDT Print View

Okay so now that I know what to do about my groundsheet and pillow, i want to work on my sleeping pad. ive been using a ridge rest, which does not pad my shoulders and hips enough (i'm one of those pesky side sleepers). but it makes a great pack frame.

So my idea is to get a torsolite or something small like that for better padding. Then just use any thin foam on my legs. This would not provide a great pack frame, so i thought i could use some kind of rigid foam or maybe make my own by gluing some thin foam onto some plastic sign board material.

Is this a good idea? does anyone else use something like this? how does one make this combo attach to each other so they dont shift? how do i attach a montbell pillow to the torso lite deal? Is there a product out there that pretty much does this for a reasonable price?

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Torsolite/Rigid foam combo? on 10/19/2010 22:19:37 MDT Print View

Here you go...

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/make_your_own_gear_multi_pad_ground_sheet.html

Large Neoair 17.4 oz. Just sayin'

Edited by kthompson on 10/19/2010 22:22:10 MDT.