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NeoAir® XLite®

The peak of ultralight, three-season camp mattress performance.

The NeoAir XLite mattress delivers more warmth and comfort per ounce than any other three-season air mattress available. Our patent-pending technologies deliver that performance with minimal weight and less bulk than a one-liter water bottle. Softer fabrics bring better next-to-skin comfort and a boost in durability, all with no added weight. For the discerning alpinist, thru-hiker or backcountry minimalist who’s counting every ounce, there is simply no better choice to assure the kind of rest you need to enjoy tomorrow. Stuff sack and repair kit included.

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Inflating Your Therm-a-Rest® NeoAir Mattress

The NeoAir XLite mattress delivers more warmth and comfort per ounce than any other three-season air mattress available. Our patent-pending technologies deliver that performance with minimal weight and less bulk than a one-liter water bottle. Softer fabrics bring better next-to-skin comfort and a boost in durability, all with no added weight. For the discerning alpinist, thru-hiker or backcountry minimalist who’s counting every ounce, there is simply no better choice to assure the kind of rest you need to enjoy tomorrow. Stuff sack and repair kit included.
  • Ultralight: Advanced fabrics and a tapered design make this the lightest 3-season backpacking air mattresses available, with no peer in its warmth-to-weight ratio.
  • Warm: Patent-pending, reflective ThermaCapture™ technology traps radiant heat while Triangular Core Matrix™ construction minimizes convective heat loss–all without the bulk, weight or durability issues of down and synthetic fills.
  • Comfortable: 2.5” (6 cm)-thickness, soft-touch fabrics and baffled internal structure provide unrivaled stability and support.
  • Ultra-Packable: Low-bulk materials make the XLite mattress the most compact NeoAir mattress ever – as packable as a water bottle.
USA*Built of the Finest U.S. and Global Materials
S Regular L
Color Marigold Marigold Marigold
Style No No No
R-Value 3.2 3.2 3.2
Color Family Yellow Yellow Yellow
Weight (Standard) 8 oz 12 oz 16 oz
Weight (Metric) 230 g 350 g 460 g
Width (Standard) 20 in 20 in 25 in
Width (Metric) 51 cm 51 cm 63 cm
Length (Standard) 47 in 72 in 77 in
Length (Metric) 119 cm 183 cm 196 cm
Thickness (Standard) 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in
Thickness (Metric) 6.3 cm 6.3 cm 6.3 cm
Packed dimension (Standard) 9 x 3.3 9 x 4.0 11 x 4.5
Packed dimension (Metric) 23 x 9 23 x 10 28 x 11
Top fabric type 30d Rip Nylon 30d Rip Nylon 30d Rip Nylon
Bottom fabric type 30d Rip Nylon 30d Rip Nylon 30d Rip Nylon
Core Nylon Nylon Nylon
Country of Origin USA*Built of the Finest U.S. and Global Materials USA*Built of the Finest U.S. and Global Materials USA*Built of the Finest U.S. and Global Materials

Documents and Instructions

Click here to download the Universal Therm-a-Rest Mattress Repair Instructions, including how to locate leaks and make repairs in the field or at home on any mattress model.

If you have further questions about repair or warranty, or would like to send your mattress to us for repair. In the U.S., please contact our Customer Service department at 1-800-531-9531. For worldwide service and repair contact information, please click here.

Should you find yourself without access to Therm-a-Rest Repair Kits, repairs can also be made using items commonly found at most outdoor gear shops. (Remember that for maximum effectiveness, ALL of the below repairs should begin with a clean and dry mattress. An alcohol swab is an ideal cleaner that dries fast.)

  • Small leaks not requiring a patch: A urethane-based glue should be used. Some popular brands are SeamGrip® and AquaSeal. Apply a small dab, large enough to completely seal the hole, and allow 24 hours for drying. If your mattress fabric is relatively smooth like the NeoAir or Trail mattresses, peel-and-stick bicycle tube patch kits are an option offering instant repair.
  • Larger holes and tears: All mattresses can be repaired with a self-adhesive fabric patch—like those used to repair jackets and tents. These are commonly found in outdoor gear shops. Cut the patch in a circle to generously cover the hole. Apply a small amount of urethane-based glue to the back of the patch and the area to be covered on the mattress. Apply patch and press firmly. Wipe away excess glue from edges and allow 24 hours to dry.

If you’re not comfortable making the repair yourself and have some time before your next trip, call our service department at 1-800-531-9531 for instructions on sending your mattress back for repair.

Video: Repair Your Therm-a-Rest Mattress

Yes. A Therm-a-Rest Valve Replacement Kit will replace all metal and plastic mattress valves. Instructions for the kit can be found here.

Repair Your Therm-a-Rest Mattress
Repair Your Therm-a-Rest Mattress

Roll the mattress up to force the water out of the open valve. If there is a lot of water, you may have to do this several times. Hang the mattress upside down with the valve open in a warm, dry place. It will take about three days for the mattress to dry out.

Regular cleaning will extend the life of your mattress, especially if you sleep in direct contact with its surface.

Do not put your mattress in the washing machine. Cleaning with a hose or in a bathtub is best. Do not forget to close the valve while washing. For general cleaning, a quick scrubbing with Formula 409®, BioClean All-Purpose Cleaner, or other general household cleaner is best.

Therm-a-Rest mattress care
Therm-a-Rest mattress care

For tree sap, spot clean with a cotton rag soaked in rubbing alcohol. This will take some work and sap will likely leave a stain. However, a dusting with talc or baby powder when you are done should eliminate any residual stickiness.

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Chad
January 2, 2017
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Packs very small
I received the NeoAir XLite this past Christmas and initially I am very impressed! The packed size of this pad is extremely small (slightly longer and slightly less wide than a Nalgene bottle). The small packed size means I can carry a slightly bulkier (and much cheaper) sleeping bag. It blows up fairly quickly and is easy to adjust the firmness while on the pad. I am usually a side sleeper and I'm happy to report the pad is thick enough that neither my hip nor shoulder touch the ground while I lay on my side. Although I haven't had an opportunity to try this pad in the backcountry as of yet (living in Canada I'm not much of a winter camper) my initial sleeps on the pad have been good. Some people complain about the noise when moving on the pad, but for me this was a non-issue while in my sleeping bag with the hood up. Also, I understand that Therm-a-Rest has somewhat addressed this issue in versions newer than the one I have. The warmth of this pad is also amazing.
ZrOyg
November 14, 2016
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Light and Warm but maybe too noisy
I've only had the NeoAir Xlite for a few months but during that time I've used it for 7 days, so this is based on those 7 days. Size: Regular Pros: Light ~ 14oz or 400g with the bag Compact ~ 1litre in volume Warm (~ 45F at night) Comfortable ( upgraded from the ridgerest Solite) Relatively easy to inflate and deflate. Cons: It might be too noisy for some users. I tried to limit movement so I wouldn't disturb my companions in other tents. Summary: Very happy with the product and would recommend.
okmis
November 14, 2016
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Durable, warm, light!
I used the Therm-a-Rest - NeoAir XLite while thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2012. Through all the nights slept on during that, and additional overnight trips since then, here we are at the end of 2016 and it still holds air and works as though new. I was skeptical at first, due to it's thin outer material and thought for sure it would pop eventually, but I was wrong. In addition to sleeping on it, I may or may not have also used it as a raft to float in a lake in the mountains of New Hampshire. Highly recommend this product!