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    Exped SynMat UL 7 Air Pad

    The Exped Synmat UL 7 air pad provides refuge from the cold, hard ground. It features an ultra lightweight design and packs down to the size of a half-liter water bottle. See details

    • $155.00 - $175.00

    Item # 811907

    The Exped Synmat UL 7 air pad provides refuge from the cold, hard ground. It features an ultra lightweight design and packs down to the size of a half-liter water bottle.

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    The Exped Synmat UL 7 air pad provides refuge from the cold, hard ground. It features an ultra lightweight design and packs down to the size of a half-liter water bottle.

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    The Exped Synmat UL 7 air pad provides refuge from the cold, hard ground. It features an ultra lightweight design and packs down to the size of a half-liter water bottle.

    • Lofted microfiber insulation is laminated to the top and bottom of the inner walls, providing efficient 4-season warmth
    • Baffled chambers evenly distribute insulation, eliminating cold spots
    • Mat can be inflated by mouth; features 2 wide, low-profile, FlatValves for inflation and deflation
    • Intake valve features a built-in flap to prevent air escaping when inflating; flap can be released to let a little air out when seeking out that ideal comfort zone
    • Polyester fabric is UV- and abrasion-resistant; non-slip finish helps keep you on the pad
    • Welded seams create airtight construction
    • The Exped Synmat UL 7 air pad comes with its own stuff sack for protection during transportation
    • Also includes repair kit with adhesive and fabric patches

    Please note: Exped products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


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    View specs for sizes: S, M, LARGE WIDE, MW

    Exped SynMat UL 7 Air Pad Specs
    Best use
    Air padAir padAir padAir pad
    3.3 x 9 inches3.7 x 9.4 inches4 x 11 inches3.7 x 11 inches
    64 inches72 inches78 inches72 inches
    20 inches20 inches26 inches26 inches
    2.8 inches2.8 inches2.8 inches2.8 inches
    64 x 20 x 2.8 inches72 x 20 x 2.8 inches78 x 26 x 2.8 inches72 x 26 x 2.8 inches
    163 x 52 x 7 centimeters183 x 52 x 7 centimeters198 x 65 x 7 centimeters183 x 65 x 7 centimeters
    15.2 ounces16 ounces21 ounces19 ounces
    0.43 kilograms0.44 kilograms0.6 kilograms0.52 kilograms
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    Repair kit included
    Stuff sack included
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    Exped SynMat UL 7 Air Pad

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    Exped SynMat UL 7 Air Pad is rated 4.0811 out of 5 by 37.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable pad I've gone from a traditional backpacker to a lightweight backpacker over the years, moving from large pads to 3/4 size ones to save weight. Problem is I began to lose sleep due to being increasingly uncomfortable. Getting older and being a side sleeper didn't help either. Fortunately the pads keep getting lighter so I decided to go for comfort and tried the SynMat UL 7 LW. It is huge, very comfortable and a breeze to inflate if you use the Schnozzel pump bag. Great product, very good design, and comfortable and quiet to sleep on against your skin, unlike the NeoAirs. Highly recommended and worth the weight!
    Date published: 2014-03-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exped SynMat UL 7 I found this mat to be much more comfortable than the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite. I know there is a weight and size trade-off but I feel a good nights sleep is worth it. I tend to toss and turn a lot and the thicker, less slippery Exped mat was the solution for me. It also is much less noisy.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, comfy, and durable sleeping pad This sleep pad is far better than any thing else available on the market! In the process of upgrading our gear to reduce weight, my husband and I purchased the Exped ultralight pads. We were surprised that not only did they weigh a fraction of other pads and packed down smaller than a water bottle, but they were super comfortable and warm. We also purchased the Schnozzel pumpbag. No more standing around huffing and puffing into your air matress when you get off the trail and just want to get camp set up so you can relax. I love how the Schnozzel is a light weight dry sack but also works as a pump for my pad. Just attach the bag to your pad, open the dry sack, let it catch some air, then roll and push the air into your pad. Simple and it usually takes only two bags to fill my pad. The pad is very thick and comfortable. We have used our pads in several environments from car camping to week long backpacking trips and these pads are great everywhere. Roots and rocks do not seem to exist when you are on your exped. Cold granite and wet ground will not seep through durring the night. You will want to top the pad off with a puff or two of air just before bed. Any air pad containing over 2 inches of air has problems with air compression. As air cools it compresses so if you inflate your pad while it is warm, then the temp drops it will seem like you have lost some air. Just top it off and it should be good to go for the rest of the night. I also like to let out a little air if the pad stays inflated all day to accomodate air expansion as it heats up. When used correctly these pads preform better than any air matress we have ever used, especially when paired up with a Schnozzel.
    Date published: 2014-04-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great pad! Have used this pad three times in temps down to mid-low 30's. So far I have no complaints. Yes it is not self inflating and it isn't the highest R value available, but it suits my needs well. I have a Big Anges bag that doesn't have any insulation on the bottom, but uses a slip insert for a pad instead. I was a little leary and was thinking of getting something with a higher R value because of this, but I'm a guy and I run hot. Opted for pack size and weight over comfort and have no complaints! Also, Im a big guy, about 225 and never had a problem with deflation which is a nice change.
    Date published: 2014-04-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO worth it! This was the last part of my lightweight sleeping system and it rocks. I'm a side sleeper with a down blanket, liner, and tarp tent. With this, my entire sleep system and shelter is just at 3 pounds with a little extra for the "schnozzle" and waterproof stow bag (5oz.) With this pad I sleep comfortably on my side, front, or back; I've not fallen off; I've not felt a rock; I've not felt cold from beneath me; the Exped bag and schnozzle allows me to inflate it at altitude and not get dizzy. It's not noisy and it keeps its air pressure for many days. Yes, it is fragile and that's why its a sleeping pad and not a campfire seat or water raft. I'm willing to sit on a rock around the fire so I can sleep on air. I like Exped's thinking on their gear.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! I am 6'3" 240 lbs and used this for three nights in a row and never felt the ground. I didn't notice any leaking. Inflates in about a minute. I researched for a high quality pad because I get grumpy when I don't sleep and am very pleased that I spent the extra money for this.
    Date published: 2014-04-16
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Light, warm, but not durable enough for I suspect this mattress would be great for folks that don't move much in their sleep. However, the seams that keep the ridges in the mattress have begun to separate after the third use. I am an average sized female and didn't do anything but sleep on it. I'll be bringing this back to REI and talking to them about whether I just got a faulty one or if I should look at something a little more durable.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight luxury (XL) I had to upgrade to a thicker pad and the Synmat has provided me with several nights of great sleep. I had to exchange for the 25 wide version since I'm turning in my sleep but not much of a weight penalty at all. A little tough to inflate though.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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