Tuesday, March 17, 2009

On the list

... for one of these -- the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad. Right now I'm sleeping on a 3/4 size pad that's only 1" thick when I go backpacking, and I'm an elderly penguin and that's hard on my back. This one will pack down to the same size as the 1" pad and weigh 1oz less, while being almost full length (my pillow will go under my head) and 2.5 inches thick.

They're supposed to arrive at REI on April 1. I'm at the head of the list. Oh yeah, how much I'm paying for it -- $19. Yep, you read that right. $19. That's because of the REI "bonus" program where if you use their credit card, you get credit towards REI goodies...

-- Badtux the Hiking Penguin

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a good deal,pal.

    Sounds like it'll be real comfortable, too.


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