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Sleepy

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Pillow
« on: 08:46:37, 15/08/11 »
Any recommendations for a comfortable, reliable, lightweight pillow?

I found one while out walking yesterday, sadly, whoever had dumped it had slashed it too but it was full of those polythene packaging chips and was remarkably light so I got thinking how it's a luxury I may be willing to carry the extra little bit of weight for.

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #1 on: 10:07:55, 15/08/11 »

Fleegle

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #2 on: 13:31:41, 15/08/11 »
I use a similar on from Trekmates, for the same reasons.
 
http://www.trekmates.co.uk/online-shop/sleeping/trekmatesreg-deluxe-pillow

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #3 on: 13:39:12, 15/08/11 »
Go outdoors and mountain warhouse had the soft fluffy roll up pillows for about 4 wen I was in there , and both tesco ad homebase were flogging off the inflatable ones for about 1 so I would just keep an eye out for them when you are out and about (in the shops, not on the hills :) ) and you can probably get something for not very many pennies at all.
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Re: Pillow
« Reply #4 on: 16:25:34, 15/08/11 »
Ive used blow-up flocked ones before. Was very comfortable.
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« Reply #5 on: 19:23:51, 15/08/11 »
Ive used blow-up flocked ones before. Was very comfortable.


Are we still talking about pillows? :-\       :2funny:
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Glyno

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #6 on: 19:27:16, 15/08/11 »

Any recommendations for a comfortable, reliable, lightweight pillow?


a rolled-up fleece.

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #7 on: 23:02:22, 15/08/11 »
I bought myself one of these last week http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/index.cfm/product/coleman-pillow/fuseaction/products.detail/code/83310005 as i have tried a rolled up fleece, dry bag and jacket.  Thermarest also do their own self lofting pillow which was tempting until i saw the prce 22.50 :-[

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #8 on: 00:36:57, 16/08/11 »
I had my dry bag full of clothes, I'd taken a lot of care not to include anything hard (like a craghoppers belt) but it had all ended up sort of vacuum packed and quite hard - hence the question.

I seem to be able to sleep through most things these days as long as I'm comfortable pillow-wise so it's an important consideration for me.

ant89

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #9 on: 12:33:42, 16/08/11 »
Trekmates inflatable with a buff as a pillowcase (not origanal case), weight 75g
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Sleepy

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Re: Pillow
« Reply #10 on: 12:41:54, 16/08/11 »
that's a good idea actually (if I can bring myself to buy a buff - oh the shame  ;D ).

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« Reply #11 on: 12:45:41, 16/08/11 »
that's a good idea actually (if I can bring myself to buy a buff - oh the shame  ;D ).

you don't have to wear it ;) go for a polar buff if you want A pot cosy ;)

or. forget the buff and just use the inflatable bit for a 50g-ish pillow :P
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Re: Pillow
« Reply #12 on: 12:54:08, 16/08/11 »
you don't have to wear it ;) go for a polar buff if you want A pot cosy ;)

or. forget the buff and just use the inflatable bit for a 50g-ish pillow :P


Damn right I don't!  ;D


I don't get (not sure I want to) the pot cosy bit?

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« Reply #13 on: 13:35:06, 16/08/11 »
I don't get (not sure I want to) the pot cosy bit?

Off topic post :P )

You boil water in the pot. remove pot* of boiling water from stove, add food (works best with pasta and/or noodles) to pot. wrap pot in pot cosy to insulate to prevent water going cold too quickly. wait until cooked or water is absorbed.


*personally prefer to add water to a ziplock bag so the pot can be used whilst waiting for food to cook.
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Re: Pillow
« Reply #14 on: 13:41:57, 16/08/11 »
Ah, I thought it was some mad innuendo  :D