RidgeRest® SOLite

Trek & Travel™

RidgeRest SOLite, angle view

The gold standard in lightweight, closed-cell mattresses.

This lightweight alternative to the RidgeRest ® Solar mattress is coated with a layer of our reflective ThermaCapture ™ technology that redirects radiant heat back to your body to amplify warmth. Working in conjunction with the classic RidgeRest® peaks and valleys, the SOLite mattress delivers exceptional insulation in an ultralight and virtually indestructible alternative for backcountry travelers. For maximum warmth, use reflective side-up.

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  • RidgeRest SOLite, S, Silver/Sage$19.95 (USD)
  • RidgeRest SOLite, Regular, Silver/Sage$29.95 (USD)
  • RidgeRest SOLite, L, Silver/Sage$39.95 (USD)

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  • Advanced Warmth: Patent-pending ThermaCapture™ surface boosts warmth by reflecting radiant heat back to your body.
  • Light & Durable: Virtually indestructible and light enough to carry anywhere.
  • Unique Design: Soft peaks and heat-trapping valleys provide exceptional comfort.

Therm-a-Rest RidgeRest SolLite mattress R-value chart

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Weight9 oz / 260 g14 oz / 400 g1 lbs 3 oz / 540 g
Width20 in / 51 cm20 in / 51 cm25 in / 63 cm
Length48 in / 122 cm72 in / 183 cm77 in / 196 cm
Thickness.625 in / 1.5 cm.625 in / 1.5 cm.625 in / 1.5 cm
Packed dimension20 x 6.5 / 51 x 1720 x 8 / 51 x 2025 x 8.5 / 64 x 22
Fill materialCrosslinked PolyethyleneCrosslinked PolyethyleneCrosslinked Polyethylene
Foam typeMolded closed cellMolded closed cellMolded closed cell
Country of OriginUSA*BuiltUSA*BuiltUSA*Built
  • The RidgeRest SOLite mattress was awarded the American Alpine Institute's Guides' Choice seal in 2011 after extensive field testing. The guides found it to be the "perfect three-season pad for backpackers and climbers who might need to sleep on snow but not in super cold conditions."

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