What Does R-Value Mean For Sleeping Pads?

Sleeping Pad R Value

R value measures the thermal value, better known as the prevention of heat loss.  Essentially the higher the R value the greater the insulating power. There are different types of sleeping pads and each style has a different R value.  Choosing the right sleeping pad is important as having the wrong R value will allow cold to creep up from the ground and lead to an uncomfortable nights sleep, even though there is enough of a Read More »