Remember how I said that I wasn’t interested in the Neo-Air?
Remember how I gave lots of reasons why I didn’t want one?
Remember how I got serious gear envy when I saw Mick’s in the flesh?
Sitting next to me just now is my very own Neo-Air :-)
Absolutely tiny and allegedly only 260g (a weight claim that I will of course check when I get home).
I’ve never tried a short mat before, but having questioned a lot of people about short-mat-sleeping (thank you to those who submitted to my obsessive questioning!), I thought that I would give it a go. I may find that it’s not for me, but I can’t knock it until I’ve tried it, so try it I will.
The other reason why investing in the dinky Neo-Air was a bit of a flier was the number of reports of problems with the short length. However, it seems universally to be the case that problems show themselves immediately. I blew mine up at about 5pm yesterday and it’s still firm. I take that to be a promising sign.
A report will follow after first use (either a smug report or a ‘anyone want to buy a pre-tested Neo-Air? Short is not for me’).