Today I’m reviewing the Therm-A-Rest Prolite Sleeping Pad from Cascade Designs. This is the extra small model and its good from the hips to your head. Its 36″ by about 20″ and 1″ thick. For those weight weenies out there that think you don’t need a full sized pad to stay comfortable this would be the one for you. I however prefer a full sized pad…Just my preference
This pad is a self inflating pad made from Die-Cut foam and also has a tapered shape to help cut those pesky ounces. This pad (the extra small) weighs in at 8oz.
It has an “R’ value of 2.2. The top fabric is a 50D Poly and the bottom fabric is 70D which makes this pad very durable.
Here are some specs from the website:
Our ProLite™ mattresses are tailor-made for anyone seeking lightweight three-season comfort. In this mattress, minimal weight and packed size are as much a priority as reliable performance and comfort. The result is a mattress that is ideal for high-mileage, high-speed journeys where weight and warmth are key. Stuff sack included.
Lightweight: The lightest self-inflating mattress Therm-a-Rest® makes.
Compact Warmth: Die-cut foam and tapered shape provides warmth and comfort with limited bulk.
Highly Packable: Light, compressible materials make the ProLite mattress pack friendly.