How To Choose A Sleeping Mat For Hiking
- Feb 08, 2020-
Outdoor camping, sleeping MATS are the most important isolation from the cold.Choosing the right sleeping pad for your activities is as important as choosing a tent or sleeping bag.
When you are new to the outdoors and buying equipment, you always attach great importance to tents and sleeping bags, but you often neglect sleeping MATS. No wonder:
My sleeping bag is thick enough, why can't I just sleep on the floor?
There are four ways to lose heat: evaporation, convection, conduction and radiation.Among them conduction and convection lose heat the most, and because lie down when sleeping, the heat that comes from conduction dissipates to take up big part.
If you go outside and sleep on the ground, the result is that no matter how thick you're wrapped in a sleeping bag, you'll feel cold because the ground is sucking the heat out of you.Heat loss, light the second day action is weak, heavy night direct hypothermia.
Sleeping mat (Chinese mountain friends commonly known as "tidal pad"), in the sense of isolation from the cold earth, has become outdoor activities around the equipment.They are lighter and easier to pack than beds at home, and are intended for outdoor people.