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Is it reasonable to expect a 500 g (1.1 lbs) inflatable sleeping mat to last?

Your mat should not leak like that. But do you happen to have cats? Or have you slept on brambles or any other prickly ground-creeping shrubs? If your mat is still within the warranty period and you ...
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Is it reasonable to expect a 500 g (1.1 lbs) inflatable sleeping mat to last?

It's not unreasonable, but it's also not a guarantee. I have a 425g Nemo Tensor Insulated Ultralight Sleeping Pad. I use it mostly in my tent, which is on a ground tarp, but I've also used it for ...
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Is it reasonable to expect a 500 g (1.1 lbs) inflatable sleeping mat to last?

It should be possible. Mine is 400g. I use it for bike touring and bikepacking, either with a tent or a tarp. If using a tarp over me, I use a smaller one as a groundsheet, but it's not unknown for ...
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Do any of the routes up Scafell Pike start easy to a good "halfway point" where people can stop and return?

If you approach from the north (Seathwaite, in Borrowdale), then Sty Head Tarn makes a nice place to stop and enjoy the scenery for a while. There's a very clear path, so it will be easy for your ...
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