How to Fold a Mountain Mat Original (5‘ x 7’)

folded yellow reversible outdoor polypropylene mat

It is simple to fold your Mountain Mat 5×7 outdoor plastic mat.  Follow these step-by-step instructions to ensure the proper folding and storage of your reversible mat.

Its important to always fold your Mountain Mat properly in order to ensure a long life.  Follow these easy steps below.

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STEP 1:

The Mountain Mat Original (size 5′ x 7′) has a spine/center fold down the center of the mat.

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STEP 2:

Fold the mat inwards, keeping the spine on the outside.  You can see which way the spine should fold by looking a the way the mat naturally falls.

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STEP 3:

Once your mat is folded once on the long center, locate the middle fold area.

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STEP 4:

Fold your Mountain Mat in half.

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STEP 4:

Once your Mountain Mat is flat, locate the two fold lines that suggest the mat can be folded in thirds.

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STEP 6:

Take one side of the mat and fold along the 1/3 fold line.

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STEP 7:

Repeat on 2nd fold line.

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STEP 8:

This is the Mountain Mat Original folded in thirds.

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STEP 9:

Slide your folded Mountain Mat original into the carry bag.

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STEP 10:

Done!  Wasn’t that simple?  Now you are ready to hit the trails, the park, the beach, or where ever your adventures take you!

Mountain Mat USA

Jennifer Hillberg is the Founder and Creator of Mountain Mat, LLC, the USA’s first 100% recycled plastic, reversible, outdoor recreation mat. As an avid outdoor recreationalist, Jennifer has hiked and camped in some of the world’s most remote places alongside her husband and three children. Learn more about The Mountain Mat Story.