Foam mattress sizing

Ideas, advice, tips, and tricks regarding shelter, shade, tents, and camping. Yes, this includes RV's too.
Post Reply
BaudEByter
Posts: 43
Joined: Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:41 pm
Burning Since: 2021

Foam mattress sizing

Post by BaudEByter » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:27 am

I was looking to move to a foam or mem foam mattress. I have to send on container truck, so I’m looking for something I can transport. Are there ones that fold up that people would suggest?

User avatar
Token
Posts: 4154
Joined: Tue Sep 02, 2003 2:55 pm
Burning Since: 2001
Location: Gold Country, CA

Re: Foam mattress sizing

Post by Token » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:07 am

Nope.

It’s a commodity item whose utility is not greatly influenced by the Playa environment.

Besides, a mattress is very much tied to personal choice ; hard vs soft, warm vs cool, etc.

Now the more interesting question is “on the ground” or a cot.

There is where it’s at.

A cot is recommended over a mat on the ground.

I personally like a cot with a closed 3 season sleeping bag as the “mattress”, and a light down comforter as the cover. Now I do struggle with finding a cot to fit my 6’5” height, but that’s another story altogether.

Post Reply

Return to “Building Camps & Villages”