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    ALPS mountaineering pad?

    I found their ccf pad is offered in various sizes. I was looking at the XL pad 5/8"x30"x72". Im thinking this could get me down to pretty low temps with my 0* sleeping bag? its a little spendier @ $29 vs 2 walmart pads and trimming them @ $16, but the ones i found at walmart seemed like they wouldnt be very flexible.

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    the only complaint I have heard about alps pad is its not very durable. Easily gets rips or holes. I have an army surplus pad used down into the upper 20's with no issues. Its about as durable as you get and cost me $7. It doesn't roll up small, but does more then the job.
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    Would the XL be too big for a wbbb @ 72x30x5/8"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by outdooraddict View Post
    Would the XL be too big for a wbbb @ 72x30x5/8"?
    This might be better addressed in the WB vendor section. I'm sure some of the crew in there could answer this for ya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by toygun View Post
    This might be better addressed in the WB vendor section. I'm sure some of the crew in there could answer this for ya.
    I'll find out soon enough, decided just to go with it ;-)

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    I slept pretty well on that pad a couple weeks ago. I had used it with a 25 degree bag with another liner that added 5 degrees, on a 15 degree night. I'm a warm sleeper, but I wore smart wool socks, khakis & dress shirt (I was just coming from my goddaughter's birthday party), a fleece lined windbreaker, a fleece lined hat, and a Chaos thermal regulation face toaster.

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    Good to hear, I've got a 0degree bag and sleep in a fleece top n bottom with wool socks, just picked up a lightweight wool sweater too. I stay pretty warm all the time, so I'm hoping this setup can get me down there temp wise.

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    Forgot to mention that I threw a few hand warmers in my sleeping bag, but it sounds like you have everything covered with the 0* sleeping bag.

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