Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core

Your sleeping bag is only as good as the pad underneath it. We recommend either of these two.

Whereas most pads use either horizontal or vertical baffles, Big Agnes’s 3.5-inch-thick Insulated Q-Core employs both. The result: it’s comfier, and you’re less likely to slide off. Polyester insulation woven with heat-reflective silver threads helps boost warmth.

Brand: Big Agnes $140