Therm-a-Rest GuideLite


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Therm-a-Rest GuideLite
Manufacturer Cascade Designs
Page By GuitarWIzard
Page Type Jun 3, 2002 / Jun 3, 2002
Object ID 336
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This sleeping pad's advanced, die-cut LiteFoamâ„¢ offers a 20% savings in weight and bulk over the Therm-a-Rest Standard.

  • Non-slip, highly-texturized Staytekâ„¢ polyester top keeps your sleeping bag in place
  • Durable nylon oxford bottom resists dampness and dirt and increases long-term durability
  • High-flow inflation valve with free-spinning head for easy use even with mittens on
  • Also available in 3/4-length.
  • Made in USA.
  • AAI Guides Choice (2002): "Therm-A-Rest mats are the most comfortable sleeping pads on the market."


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GuitarWIzard - Jun 3, 2002 11:50 pm - Voted 5/5

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Used this for a few years now.....nice and light, and compacts quite nicely. Between my closed cell foam pad and this pad, insulation hasn't been a problem whatsoever. For longer trips, I think I'm going to upgrade to a thicker pad....probably something in the 3 inch range. It weighs a bit more, but a good nights' rest is worth the extra couple of pounds (at least in my mind). However, for trips of short duration, I'll continue to use this pad...

NYC007 - Feb 28, 2003 4:35 pm - Voted 5/5

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Very comfortable. I have used it in every season. In winter I use it with a ridge rest though. But it is great, have had a bad nights sleep on it. Its light too, better than the ultra light model, which is to thin.

tarol - Jan 23, 2007 11:57 pm - Voted 4/5

Used it a few times
...then I discovered air mattress pads like the Insulated Air Core and Insul Mat... and I will never go back to a Therma-rest! They are okay but there are comfier alternatives, IMHO.

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