An ergonomically shaped, lightweight pillow with lots of incorporated technology to promote comfort.
Big Agnes says:
Just forget about using your jacket for a pillow. Wake up with a stiff neck, and can't get comfy? All this will become a thing of the past--even for the ultralight traveler. The AXL Air Pillow is light, at a scant 1.7oz, with huge benefits, including packing down to the size of an energy bar. The offset I-beam construction provides consistent stability, the four-way stretch nylon is smooth next to skin and the micro-adjust valve allows you to control how firm or soft your dreamy pillow should be.
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Big Agnes' has an ergonomic shape which is optimised to save weight, it uses i-beam baffles to support your head really well, spreading the pressure across the pillow. For some strange reason BA have used a smaller valve on this pillow so its not compatible with the pumphouse pumpsack. But it has an anti-fungal coating on the inside so even the moisture from your breath when blowing it up won't turn into something nasty inside.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear