What’s a good camping pillow

Discussion in 'Camping Toys' started by lacofdfireman, Oct 27, 2019.

  1. ClutchDumpinDan

    ClutchDumpinDan Go do

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    I’ve used a few. If you’re not worried about the smallest pack size and don’t mind spending a few dollars. The Nemo Fillo is like sleeping on a pillow at home, albeit smaller in size.
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  2. DirtyOldMan

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    I’m sleeping well on a My Pillow travel pillow.
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  3. celticus

    celticus Long timer Supporter

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    I use a My Pillow Standard for moto camping this year. I have a closet full of too small camping pillows. Drop by the house and I'll give you one. I use 3 straps to roll it up as small as I can get it and it is well worth the trouble.
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  4. Boondox

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  5. Laconic

    Laconic Berserker Nativist

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    Darien jacket liner when packed in its own pouch.
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  6. Bigbob1

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    Travel size my Pillow at home or camping.
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  7. yair1956

    yair1956 Been here awhile

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    ..using the same for years, not only in my tent, but also, in flights ... the REI, pillows, like most of their staff, are way overpriced
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  8. Motopsychoman

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    Also found it extremely useful trying to sleep on the floor of the International Terminal at SFO.
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  9. mbikeboy

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    I used to use an Exped UL pillow, but have since upgraded to a Nemo Fillow Elite Ultralight pillow. Supremely comfortable and would highly recommend!

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  10. r60man

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  11. PWRCRZR

    PWRCRZR Grumpy Old Bastard

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    Another Nemo fan..I have tried several and this seems the best for me. Been using for several seasons now
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  12. spagthorpe

    spagthorpe Long timer

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    I'm a side sleeper, and none of the camping pillows I've used is tall enough. I got to where I just cram some clothes, towels, etc, into a stuff sack and use that most of the time. If I have a dumb little inflatable pillow, it'll take up some of the room in there.
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  13. -E-

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  14. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    I have a couple of these. I like it but I don't have any experience in others to compare though. Heck of a lot more comfortable than rolled up clothes that I've done for yrs.

    Takes 3-4 breaths to inflate it. Packs 1/2 size of a beer can. The soft cover helps. 15 bucks I think.

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  15. Bikerboy

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    +1 on the Naturehike . Packs very small. Its a copy of the Sea to Summit Aeros but less expensive. Valve is easy to deflate to desired volume.
    +3 on the Nino Fillo . Packs three times the size of the Naturehike due to the top layer memory foam. The XL version has shock cord in the back so you can add clothing to make the pilllow taller.
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  16. Bikerboy

    Bikerboy Been here awhile

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    +2 on this one. The micro fiber is very comfortable to the skin. Fits nicely in my sleeping bag hood.
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  17. markinthailand

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    Sea to Summit has a few good pillows, and they pack down tiny and are tall enough for side sleeping. If you can get to an REI you can probably try out most of the ones mentioned above -- that for me is the only way to decide.
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  18. Skidmarkart

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    Thermarest pillow or nothing. It doesn't pack up too small, but I will never, ever go back to anything else (and I have used them all) I buy them for holiday gifts to give to people and never go anywhere without one (nor does Mrs. Skidmarkart, Jr., and the Skidmarkette). You will never touch another inflatable after a night on one.
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  19. Madman4049

    Madman4049 Been here awhile

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    I used the Sea to Summit Aeros for years carried over from my backpacking days but just recently got the fiance a Nemo Fillo. Gotta say it's miles better for not much more pack size. Gonna order me one for Christmas, it feels almost as good as my home pillow:)
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  20. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    I had the same issue so I now take 2 pillows - a generic blow up one that I found on Amazon (that packs very small) and a Big Agnes one that I actually rest my head on. Gives me the height I wanted.
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