When you’re going on a backpacking adventure, sleep health should be one of your top priorities. You need to eat well, drink lots of water, and also make sure that you’re resting well.
Sleeping bags are a tried-and-true resource, but they don’t provide the kind of body support and comfort that you need. People often ignore the practicalities of cots because of their weight or packed size.
But there are light cots designed specifically for backpackers to carry over large distances and multiple types of terrain.
We’ve put together the main aspects of a cot that you should consider when making your purchase, along with a list of our top 5 cots for backpackers.