DIY Non-Slip Sleeping Pad

Do you spend most of the night slipping off your sleeping pad or readjusting it? I do, and I’ve had enough. My sleeping bag slips around on the top and my sleeping pad slips around on the tent floor.

With a little research I have discovered that I can add sealant to my pad and it should help with the slipping. 

Materials needed.
Materials needed.


  • Slippery sleeping pad
  • Marine Goop (available at Canadian Tire or online), or SeamGrip
  • Cotton swabs

First I inflated my sleeping pad, then I put a good dollop of Goop on the end of a cotton swab and made a whole bunch of circles on the top of my pad.




After it dried, I did the same thing to the other side. If you put too little, it won’t have enough non-slip power.


Does it work? You bet and worth the effort!


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