Ultralight Backpacking Pads Can Be TOO Thin

In earlier posts, I mentioned that I have three ground pads:  a 3/4 Thermarest, a full-size Thermarest and a down-filled Exped Downmat 7. The D7 is heaviest, but is thick and ground-insulating with an ultralight sleeping bag. In a Yahoo discussion group a guy was inquiring about the Gossamer Gear 1/4 inch pad. A reader responded saying: Continue reading