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Re: Sleeping pads for lower back pain

I (literally) feel your pain. If it'll fit, stuffing the mat inside your sleeping bag will prevent you falling off it. I also find that using a wider, broader sleeping bag allows me to find a more comfortable position to sleep in when compared to those 'Mummy' shaped ones that basically require you...
by SpamFritter
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Sleeping pads for lower back pain
Replies: 10
Views: 2688

Sleeping pads for lower back pain

Hi all, I love wild camping but am plagued with bouts of lower back pain, mainly from the Sacroiliac joint. I have tried a variety of sleeping mats over the years but never seem to get it quite right. My most recent purchase is a Thermarest Neoair X Lite. It is only 170g, warm and is fairly thick to...
by SpamFritter
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:04 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Sleeping pads for lower back pain
Replies: 10
Views: 2688

Re: Ben Venue revisited

Well done you. My Mum had ME for many years and I can't imagine her getting up Ben Venue so you should be proud :clap:
The Ledard route is pretty steep as well - not such a gentle route as loch Achray!
by SpamFritter
Tue May 30, 2017 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Venue revisited
Replies: 3
Views: 1757

Re: Glorious sunshine in the Cairngorms

Looks great, what conditions! Lovely weather. Nice walk. Some of the photaes didnay show though (first three) :-) Same for me. I bet its a googleuser thing, it seems highly unreliable as a photo storage site to link from. Should probably sign up to Photobucket, although the pictures seemed to be sh...
by SpamFritter
Thu May 11, 2017 11:36 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glorious sunshine in the Cairngorms
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

Glorious sunshine in the Cairngorms

After lots of lurking, I've finally got round to a walk report, so here goes... Myself, and two friends had a glorious late spring day in the Cairngorms on Saturday. I had wanted to do this pair of hills for a long time, and as the weekend approached, the weather forecast just looked better and bett...
by SpamFritter
Mon May 08, 2017 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glorious sunshine in the Cairngorms
Replies: 3
Views: 1808
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