Camping Mattress – How To Find Good Quality
Camping mattresses are no longer available in standard weights and in only a few colours. There are lots of different types on the market, but what type should you buy and what are the important things to think about before buying a camping mattress?Objectives issues for consideration are raised in this article, prior to buying.
Most camping mattresses that you buy now are of exceptional quality.Over the last few years the world of camping mattressess has evolved significanlty; very cheap and thin camping mattresses can still be found on the market but they do very little in terms of providing warmth and comfort.If you want luxury then you can have it, since camping mattressess are now a multi-million pound industry!
Before you splash out on one of the top of the range mattessess there are some basic things to consider. For a start, if the mattress is larger than standard and your tent is very bijou then if there are two of you in the tent with larger air mattresses then you may find that the bijou tent is suddenly very small indeed. So make sure that any mattresses that you buy will easily fit into your tents for camping.
Inflatable mattresses are very popular currently, but you need to have a means of inflating them.Comfort is essential when camping so the fact that you are effectively supported by air equals a pleasurable camping trip!Self-inflating mattressess are available but they tend to be more expensive and are only for those lazier people.
A good camping mattress should protect you from the cold or dampness, so really the thicker the mattress the better. If you are laid on a thin mattress you will feel the cold much worse.While taking account of the space your mattress will take you might want to consider also the thickness as you might find that you are stiff the next morning.
Space is actually an important issue. If you are travelling by car then you don’t need to worry about weight or how much room your mattresses take up, but if you are travelling by bicycle or hiking, then do you really want to be carrying thick mattresses and a pump to inflate them?the weight of the mattress also has to be considered.
So a good mattress is dependent on a number of factors, balancing comfort, thickness, weight and how you are travelling. Do not be fooled into buying a mattress that is super de luxe, but you find it takes up the whole of your rucksack, just get what is right for you.