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redhawk 10-21-2006 05:40 PM

Sleeping pad
 
I store it on top of my sleeping bag with the valve open. I only fold it or roll it when packing for a trip.

I wipe it down with a mild soap solution as needed.

JJW 10-22-2006 07:50 PM

My routine:
Storing;
Un-rolled with valve left open

Camping;
I carry a patch kit

I un-roll my self-inflator pad and sleeping bag as soon as possible.

Then just before hitting the sack I may add a little extra air to the pad.

Regards, JJW

fingerlakeshiker 06-15-2008 10:34 PM

I kep my pad unrolled and the valve open.

Sean B 09-14-2008 10:55 PM

the prolite 4 is stored unrolled with valve open.

the Big Agnes IAC is stored semi-inflated (super soft) with the valve closed. since this isn't a self-inflate variety, if I store it with the valve open, it just goes flat which I feel may compress the insulating fill.


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