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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Summitter Inflatable Camping Mattress Review

Summitter Inflatable Camping Mattress Review

Buy it at Amazon: Summitter Inflatable Camping Mattress [Affiliate Link]
For the ribbed version of this mattress, check out this one on Gearbest: http://bit.ly/2IWquja [Gearbest Affiliate Product Link]

Takeaway: Inflates and deflates quickly, lightweight, compact, waterproof and comfortable, but can trap heat in warm weather.

The camping mattress and pillow come in a drawstring nylon bag. It measures 11" long with a 3" diameter and weighs about 1 lb. Inside you'll find the inflatable pillow and mattress but note that they may be slightly different colors. The set is available in several different colors.

This is the inflatable neck pillow. It has a horseshoe shape and a pull tag at one end. This opens the fill valve cap. Removing the middle section allows you to deflate the pillow. Although the fill valve cap looks solid, the rubber stopper will allow air to enter the pillow but not escape. With only a few breaths you can inflate the pillow fully, and the air will not leak out of the fill valve. The pillow is quite comfortable to use and fits around your neck for use when travelling or camping. It's lightweight, soft, and cushy to provide some neck support while you rest. Just note in warmer weather the material doesn't breathe well and can trap body heat. When you're done with it, pull the release plug and it'll deflate in seconds, rolling up compactly for storage.

This is the camping mattress. It unrolls to a size of 27.5" x 7.5' and has the same pull tag fill valve release valve combo to inflate the mattress. The material the mattress and pillow are made of is a thin but durable 40D nylon fabric that both resists punctures and is completely waterproof. The surface of it has a slightly fuzzy satiny feel to it. I did a water test and let the water sit on it for 5 minutes. Afterwards it wiped clean and dry with no residue or bleed through to the other side, making it great for the outdoors to avoid being on damp ground. This also makes it really easy to clean and care for.

The mattress can be inflated by breath and takes about 30 seconds to fill. However, this may leave you a little short of breath afterwards. Luckily you have this comfy mattress to rest on and recover when you're done. I prefer, however, to inflate the mattress using a portable electric pump like this one. You'll notice that the mattress contracts a little after the air cells have filled up and expanded. The final size of the inflated mattress is 23" x 76". The air cells are cushy and supportive, though a bit shallow. They collapse a bit when you apply pressure, but when your weight is distributed through lying down, you won't feel the ground underneath. The mattress is rated to support up to 450 pounds, though I was unable to verify the claim. You may need to keep it slightly underinflated for high weight bearing capacity.

Overall, this inflatable mattress is effective at keeping you off hard surfaces and preventing any dampness from the ground or grass from reaching you. The pillow adds neck support when you need it. Both fill up quickly and deflate just as easily and roll up compactly for travel and storage. This set is a great companion for camping, picnics, hanging out at the beach, or even just outdoor movie night.

Buy it at Amazon: Summitter Inflatable Camping Mattress [Affiliate Link]
For the ribbed version of this mattress, check out this one on Gearbest: http://bit.ly/2IWquja [Gearbest Affiliate Product Link]
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