Nemo Roamer ($250) 

Double-wide and extremely comfortable, Exped’s premium self-inflating sleeping pad provides an excellent night's sleep for two
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Self-inflating mat

78 x 30 x 4 in. (XL Wide)

5 lbs. 8 oz.

Fantastic comfort yet surprisingly packable (for a self-inflating camping mat).

Expensive and slightly less plush-feeling than the MondoKing above.

Contrasting with their light Quasar Air Mat, the luxurious Roamer places a premium on high-end comfort and luxury. Available with Double or XL Wide versions (we’ve included the latter in this article) and the Roamer is a match-up between premium designs like the Therma-Rest MondoKing above and the REI Camp Dreamer below with an oversized foam design (4 in. ) built with self-inflating features, specially designed valves for inflating and deflating, as well as an extremely durable and soft top material. In addition, you’ll receive the benefit of a wide and flat area for sleeping as well as toggles to join two Roamers together as well as the use of recycledbluesign-approved fabric. The cost is quite expensive however, it’s only $250. XL Wide variation, it’s close to the MondoKing ($230).

The Roamer recently saw a rise in our rankings because of its extremely comfortable and luxurious feeling. We took it during a cold fall campout in Washington State and were immediately amazed by its soft and sturdy feel. It’s not as luxurious as the previously mentioned MondoKing or Exped’s MegaMat series however the difference is minimal. Its size is amazing: at only 10 x 16 inches The Roamer is a tad smaller than the MondoKing (10.3 26 inches.) and the single-person MegaMat 10, (9.8 inches x 31.3 in. for the standard width model). This could be a major difference when it comes to hauling items behind the vehicle, particularly for families or groups that have to carry numerous mats and bulky equipment (tent stove, chairs and coolers.). It is expensive to pay a price for the more compressible and overall quality, however there’s a reason why the Roamer has become so popular fast–it’s just that good.

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