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Joe S
(ThreeRidges) - M
Exped + Buff + Shirt on 06/20/2013 10:57:08 MDT Print View

I get a great nights sleep with a less than fully inflated Exped (better feel)covered by a Buff in which I stuff a shirt or base layer into for a better cushion.

Josh Brock

Locale: Outside
thermarest pillow on 06/20/2013 11:34:56 MDT Print View

They have one that is a synthetic fill. I love it I have tried several air pillows and the cloths/stuff sack/ backpack thing. but now I carry no extra cloths at all. this pillow is perfect. It has good support is soft to the touch. Its a tad heavy but for me so worth the great nights sleep.

Jim W.
(jimqpublic) - MLife

Locale: So-Cal
Neoair Pillow? on 06/28/2013 11:23:38 MDT Print View

Have any of you tried the Neoair Pillow? I got a Cocoon pillow for my wife and I gave it a try also- seems nice for side sleeping (me) but a bit rolly for back sleeping (her).

Thinking of the Neoair with a thin fleece cover on top. Wondering if it would be noisy as has been reported with the pads. Also trying to decide on the small, which could go inside my sleeping bag hood, or medium which would go outside and also be useful as a seat.

We're inside four weeks until a monthlong family backpack trip, so prepping is ramping up! Thanks in advance. Jim

Edited by jimqpublic on 06/28/2013 11:28:40 MDT.

michael levi
(M.L) - F

Locale: W-Never Eat Soggy (W)affles
neo on 06/28/2013 12:02:29 MDT Print View

I use a small neoair, only 1.9oz, nice and simple and cheap 20$ at camp saver right now.

Clayton Mauritzen
(GlacierRambler) - F

Locale: NW Montana
Re: Neoair Pillow? on 06/28/2013 12:14:45 MDT Print View

I tried the NeoAir pillow, thinking that since I love the mattress so much, the pillow would be nice and supportive. Long story short, I didn't like it, no matter what inflation level it was at. It always felt like a hard balloon.

For comfort, the best pillow I have tried is the Klymit Kush. It's heavy (mine is 3.1 oz), but I plan on cutting it down some in the next few days, so we'll see how much I can shave off.

Jim W.
(jimqpublic) - MLife

Locale: So-Cal
Re: Re: Neoair Pillow? on 06/28/2013 15:39:18 MDT Print View

Thanks guys. I ordered both Small and Medium Neoair from CampSaver. Figured one for my daughter and one for me. If we don't like them they go back.

kevin campbell
(rockymtbiker) - F

Locale: Michigan
Re: Neoair Pillow? on 06/28/2013 17:26:05 MDT Print View

I was MooseJaw last week, and I got right on the ground with a neoair mattress & the neoair pillow. Just not enough height in that pillow. It is a few inches to short. It was very stable, and I tried to figure a way to make it work, but in the end, it was to short for my liking.