Brands:Brand: Lightspeed Outdoors
At Lightspeed Outdoors, we have a passion for adventure. Lightspeed was established in 2009 in sunny San Diego with the vision of creating highly durable, easy to use products that are fun and functional so you can get to what’s most important — time outside. Whether your passion brings you to the beach or the mountains, warm weather or cold, Lightspeed Outdoors has something for every adventure!
This camp pads are made of abrasion resistant materials and a PVC-free surface to avoid breathing in harmful plastic smells.
Oversized dual air valves for easy inflation and deflation without the need for a pump.
Integrated Pillow elevates your head slightly while Side Rails give you support by prevent you from rolling or sliding off your sleep pad during the night.
An oversize carry bag makes it easy to pack your sleep pad without having to roll it factory tight.
I have had, and still have, many sleep pads. I purchased this with the idea of putting it into my bedroll for motorcycle camping. It is a bit bulky for that however, at least for me. For truck camping though, this fits well into the gear list. Very comfortable, puffs up well and I only need about 5 breaths to get the firmness I want after the self-inflating part happens.
I bought these because they came highly recommended from a fellow historical camper. First of all, the auto-inflate is pitiful. I followed the instructions and left the mats for several hours. After coming back, they had inflated to about 3/4 of an inch. Another couple hours only added about up to an inch on the thicker parts without adding to the thinner ones. Went to sleep on them the first night and bottomed out immediately. Even though I had padding between the mat and the cot frame, it was if I was sleeping directly on the frame. I ended up purchasing a 4-inch foam mattress to go under the mats, and was still very uncomfortable throughout the night, frequently waking up with my hip rubbing against the frame (through the mat and the pad) and back pain. After two nights, we rolled them up, stuffed them back in the box, and haven't used them since.
Two sleep pads were purchased at large members only warehouse store in Minnesota. The price was better than listed here. The sleep pad is about 3" and inflated in under 30 minutes with some assistance. Best way to inflate on first time is to open, wait 5-10 min, roll on top a few times, wait 5-10min, close valve, roll around again, open valve, repeat prior steps or wait as long as you need and close. You can repeat the open, roll, close, roll as much as you need to fully open the cells the first time. For the price, this is a great buy. Construction wise the quality is very good. Comfort wise it is acceptable like an air bed. The top isn't soft plastic so it's not as comfortable as higher end brands. The R value is excellent. This would be a great winter pad.
I was about to go on an extended military training event and was tired of the crappy sleeping mats we are issued. I searched for a mat that was green or brown and came across this 3" lightspeed pad. It's slightly larger than my issued mat but, not so much to be an inconvenience. I used it on the ground and was completely comfortable! I could even sleep on my side with this mat. I was the envy of the unit and everyone wanted to try it out and threatened to steal it. The velcro compression straps are great as well. The only negative I have is that I managed to puncture the fabric somehow on our first day away from civilization. Luckily, I was able to patch it using a kit that a coworker had. I feel like this is something that should be included with any inflation mat.
Just used for camping, and as a 40+ side sleeping female, I found it comfortable for sleeping (I am 5'8" & 145lbs). I found having it fully inflated was too hard, so I let out a little air to make it softer and still never sunk to the ground. With the higher r value, it was definitely warmer to sleep on than an air mattress, even when we slept in the fog. Inflating was easy as was deflating. One tip for deflating is to kneel on the matt as you roll it (obviously on rolled portion) to get more air out and to save rolling it a second time (took me under 5 minutes). The carry bag is large enough to fit it & still have some space in case you don't get it rolled super tight.
I own a couple like these i had found at costco for around $30 each. I thought those were nice and durable and take thrm camping all the time. I received these and, wow, they have at least another inch of cushion as well as 2 valves instead of only one. They pack away the same size as the previous ones. I like them so much, the older ones i have given to the kids. I sleep really well on these, no complaints and amazing for tent camping.
Such a good pad. No its not for backpacking, but it is the best pad for car camping that I could buy in this price range. Looked at much more expensive pads at REI first ad this one seems to be of the same quality. This pad is a little bulky but that is no surprise considering the size of the thing when fully blown up. Real thick, wide enough where I am not afraid of rolling off and more than long enough for my 5'11' frame. Considering how thick this thing is I am 100% certain it will keep me insulated from the ground at any temperature I will experience. I've used this in single digit temps and its been so good to me. Very sturdy pad, I'm sure it will be very durable. Going on a summer field class for geology for a whole month pretty soon and this will be my bed for the whole trip. Will update on durability after if anything occurs. For around $50 this is a steal.
This is the three inch model and it’s perfect for a rough campsite. Took a little longer to self inflate the first time. Ideal for car camping. Packed it on my motorcycle because the extra volume was worth it for a comfortable sleep. Still requires A pillow