Hi Gear Camper Sleeping Mat Reviews
Product Type: Hi Gear Camping
Description:Brand: Hi Gear / Type: Sleeping Mat - Inflatable
Newest Review: ... much identical to my Argos one, but the product description for this mat seemed to suggest that it had a lot more benefits. ... more
Customer Hi Gear Camper Sleeping Mat Reviews (3)
by - written on 15/08/11 (Very useful, 35 readings)
I now own 2 camping mats which are both of a very cheap variety, the first one I bought at Argos and I hadn't been that impressed with it. The second one I won in a competition and it was the Hi Gear Camping Foam Mat, I hadn't done my research so I thought that Hi Gear was an expensive make and so expected this mat to be noticeably better than my Argos one. The mat is made from dark blue foam and looks and feels pretty much identical to my Argos one, but the product description for this mat seemed to suggest that it had a lot more benefits. My experience of the features of the mat are as follows; Non-Absorbant - This is true, I used this for a ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/07/11 (Very useful, 19 readings)
A mat like this is designed to be a hybrid between the uncomfortable but light foam roll mats and the bouncy, heavy and hard to inflate air beds. Being called self inflating is a poor choice but its a marketwide problem with a few breaths it should be fully inflated. When choosing an mat a number of topics need to be taken into account all of which counteract each other. A comfortably designed mat will be wide, long, thick and insulating, whereas one designed for expedition will be the opposite whilst trying to conseve the insulation rating. This mat is trying to cover all grounds. At 5cm thick it should be comfortable enough for most campers, the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 02/07/11 (Very useful, 126 readings)
I'm going to throw it straight out there - I hate camping. Don't get me wrong, it's not that I have a phobia of nature or that I hate being outdoors. The truth is I hate how uncomfortable camping is in terms of sleeping. I am yet to find a comfortable sleeping mat/air bed type device which genuinely allows me to have a good night's sleep. A mat is generally too hard and ineffective at offering any support, while an air bed starts off promisingly (if not a bit too bouncily) only to have deflated completely by the morning. Thus, when I spotted the self-inflating camping mat in Go Outdoors, I thought that this would be the perfect compromise between the two options, and ... Read the complete review
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