We’ve had one minor complaint about the NeoAir Xlite, the crinkly noise that its thermally efficient interior made if and when we changed position in the night. That gripe wasn’t enough to keep us from using it anyway since it’s been hard to beat its combination of light weight, packed size, and relative warmth. The new-and-improved version still delivers the same year-round warmth and protection against convective heat loss but now it does so without the crinkle. We love the NeoAir Xlite NXT MAX, a sprawling rectangular version that checks in at just a pound! If you’re willing to give up a little elbow room to save on weight, the pad is also available in a tapered “non-MAX” version. No more complaints.
Best Use: Backpacking
Price: Starting at $229.95
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