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[at-l] Re: Sleeping Pads

In a message dated 97-02-02 07:28:40 EST, you write:

<< Do you use a pad and if so, what kind are you using for extended
 Does your pad choice depend on whether you choose to utilize shelters or a
I, for one, use a thermarest full length.  I wouldn't carry a 3/4 length,
even though it's lighter.  I always get a good night's sleep with the full
length - besides providing insulation under my feet it's much more
comfortable to me.  I tried a ridge rest, but only used it once.  Others may
disagree with me, but I think the wooden base in the shelters is harder and
more uncomfortable than the ground, but I would use the T-rest at any rate.
 My opinion only - you should try them all in the store before you buy.

Marty (Gypsy)
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