The 'go anywhere, do anything' mat, Base offers a good balance between weight, pack size and reliability. Solid, dependable, no matter where you are in the world, its role is to offer you a comfortable night's sleep without blowing your food or bus ticket budget. For backpacking it will fit nicely into your pack, but afford enough space for all those travel mementos you are going to pick up on the way. The standard size is 180 cm long, while the shorter 120 cm option will keep those looking to cut down on their weight happy. Travel, experience.
Alternatives? Try one of our Airo mats if you are looking for something even more compact and lighter, or take a step up in comfort with Dirtbag.