Camping mats are useful accessories to have around when outdoors. They can be used for sleeping or even as underlay for your camping mattress. When you are at home, the camping mat doubles as exercise mat as it are usually made slip-resistant. Camping mats are also available in cute prints and designs to please the younger users and can be exclusively used for them when traveling.
1. Ledmark Industries Camp Mat – 71″ x 20″ x 1/2″
The camping mat from Ledmark Industries is a useful accessory to have when you are camping outdoors. The camping mat is waterproof and is made from closed cell foam. It is comfortable to sleep on and is easy to store as it can be rolled and secured with elastic straps.
It is lightweight thus easy to carry when backpacking. Available in varying sizes and a pleasing light blue color, the mat can be used as an exercise mat too. Available at amazon.com, you can buy it for $17.49.
2. Wildkin Trains Planes & Boats Sleep Mat – Luggage
Traveling with toddlers is not an easy task, especially if it involves overnight travel. Cute mattresses from Wildkin can help you ease their discomfort and also make them happy. Large enough to accommodate a toddler it is a complete set with a camping mat, polyfill pillow and an attached blanket which has been lined with cotton flannel.
It is easy to maintain as it can be machine washed in cold water. Rolls up easily and is held secure with Velcro straps and a handle that makes it easy to carry. Visit nextag.com for bargains starting at $29.99.
3. Sportsman’s Mat (24”W X36”L)
A multi purpose mat, the Sportsman’s Mat is made of thick neoprene. It is waterproof and tough. It can be used for many things when you are outdoors camping, fishing or hunting. You can use it as changing pad to avoid standing on wet ground or even as a kennel pad. You can also use it as a waterproof barrier between wet objects/dirty dog and your car seat/ camping mattress.
You can use it as waterproof sitting camping mat when on wet grounds. The uses are endless. The mat is two sided with a Mossy Oak Duck Blind Camouflage on one side and green one the other. Can be rolled tightly and secured with the help of elastic webbing. Buy one at llbean.com for $19.95.
4. Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Sleeping Mat
The Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Sleeping Mat is lightweight camping mat at about a pound and thus a favorite when trekking or mountain climbing. It is a closed cell pad with ridges. The ridges keep it soft and the valleys keep you warm by trapping warm air. It is very durable and will last for years due to the closed cell foam used to make it.
The Sleeping Mat comes with a life time warranty. So if you are looking forward to a camping, trekking, backpacking or paddling trip, the Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Sleeping Mat is the perfect companion. Available in different sizes and specifications, the price ranges from $$17.95 – $34.95. Get yours today from amazon.com.
5. ALPS Mountaineering Dual Foam Sleeping Mat – X Large – Special Buy
With Alps Mountaineering Dual Foam Sleeping Mat you can be sure of a warm and very comfortable night’s sleep after a hard day at trekking or in the mountains. It is perfect when you are alpine climbing or adventure racing too.
The egg carton pattern not only increases the softness of the camping mat but also keeps you warmer by trapping warm air beneath the mat. The lower layer is made of closed cell dense foam, making it very durable. Available at rei.com for a special price of $36.93 only.
6. MAMMUT SOFTSKIN MAT – S09
A practical self inflating camping mat, the MAMUT SOFTSKIN MAT S09 is among the most comfortable and warm mats. It is very soft and it would be difficult to find a camping mat softer than this. The softness is to be credited to the innovative fabric stretchTX , that has been used on the top layer.
This unique fabric molds itself around the contour of the body making it very comfortable to sleep on. The mattress also boasts of wave foam which provides excellent insulation and a slip resistant surface. It is available for $99.95 at o2gearshop.com. You can choose from two different thicknesses and styles.
7. ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight Sleeping Pad – X Large – Special Buy
A self inflating mattress with foam, the ALPS Mountaineering Lightweight Sleeping pad is truly comfortable for the big size. It ensures complete rest during the night. The sleeping pad has 3” of foam and a thick pillow area and inflates fast as it has two valves. The top has a rip resistant fabric and the bottom has a polyester taffeta fabric that is durable and light.
This camping mat comes with an emergency repair kit and also its own stuff sack. It is a good choice for car camping and also if you need an extra bed at home. Visit rei.com for a discounted price of $59.93.
8. Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite
Available in two sizes regular and large, the Therm-a-Rest Trail Lite camping mat is lightweight and durable. Made of 150denier polyester it is a tough mattress perfect for traveling, car camping and backpacking. Both sizes are available in 1.5” thickness and are easy to roll and store. It carries with it the trust of Therm-a-Rest quality.
The Trail Lite is light to carry and thus suits the need of people who need to travel light and need something durable for setting up base camps. Available in green halo color, you can order it on amazon.com. The regular size of this camping mat will cost you $49.95 whereas the large size is available for $$49.95 – $69.95.
9. Big Agnes Iron Mountain Rectangular Sleeping Pad – Long Wide – Special Buy
The Big Agnes Iron Mountain Sleeping Pad is really big at 78”x25”. The nylon fabric is meant to tolerate rough use and the polyurethane coating keeps it stain free. The unique shape provides complete support and comfort for a good sleep.
The brass valves are threaded and seal real tight, though the sleeping pad doesn’t inflate by itself. It comes along with its own repair kit and stuff pack to keep it in when not in use. This camping mat is available with a heavy discount of 50%, grab yours for $44.93 at rei.com.
10. LEOU HWF-110A Camouflage Inflatable Mat
Self inflating camping mat that comes in a cool camouflage print, the LEOU HWF -110A is a good option when you are out camping or trekking. Light weight and durable it inflates in a few seconds and gives you a soft mat with a pillow for a comfortable night. The mat is made of PVC and 190T polyester pongee along with 19KG/M3 Sponge for durability and comfort.
You can use the Camouflage mat by itself or in combination with other mats too. A good choice when you wish to travel light and sleep well too. You can buy this camping mat at dinodirect.com for $65.69 with free delivery and a 30 day money back guarantee.