Re: Therm-a-rest Neo Air
Ok.. Im aware I may get some flak from neoair fans, but here are the facts below..
An 'R' rating is a bit like the tog rating on a quilt at home... The following mats ratings are:
Thermarest Neoair: R 2.5
Alpkit Numo: R 2.5.
Thermarest Prolite+: R 3.8
Thermarest Neoair all weather: R4.9
(Based on manufacturers info listed on their website).
So, you can buy a regular neoair, which is lightest at 410g (regular length) or a winter one at 540g (also regular length)
A regular one costs around £100 brand new (not counting any offers you might find), I couldnt find a price for the new all weather one (not sure if it's launched yet)..
A good comparison is the Alpkit Numo (or the one from Pacific outdoor - they are very similar).. They weigh about the same as the winter neoair, but are only about £40..
Be aware that a regular neoair (ie not ''all weather'') is NOT supposed to be a winter mat.. They can (and are), used in winter, but they are not as warm as you'd expect (or as warm as people make out)..
They are very stable and comfy though...