Compact – The Zoom UL packs down smaller than most air pads. The one actual competitors within the packability area is the Therm-a-Relaxation Uberlite, and nonetheless the Zoom UL is sort of as compact. When you think about that the Zoom UL weighs over 1.5 occasions as a lot because the UberLite does, the virtually equal packability is fairly spectacular.
Whereas the distinction in packability between the Zoom UL and different main sleeping pads will not be the factor that makes or breaks your buy choice, it’s nonetheless vital. Extra compact gear means you possibly can carry a smaller backpack, a smaller backpack means much less weight, and fewer weight means extra enjoyable.