This yoga mat features an illustrative pattern inspired by the Lord of the Rings™ and the Hobbit™. The Misty Mountains appear throughout Tolkien’s works; a perennial symbol of obstacles on the journey to peace. They stand lost in swathes of snow and cloud and ice, seemingly impassable and yet in every tale, they are overcome...
- Outstanding grip, non-slip rubber base (2.8kg).
- Extra cushioning (4.2mm thick).
- Longer and wider than industry standard (68cm x 185cm).
- Biodegradable, PVC free, non-toxic (natural rubber, vegan leather).
- Contributes to reforesting the Scottish Highlands.
Middle-earth and The Lord of the Rings and the names of the characters, places, events and items therein, are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company dba Middle-earth Enterprises (“SZC”) used under license by Middle-earth Yoga. All rights reserved.
I love my mat and it’s quality. It’s heavy, slip resistant and grippy for the feet. It also has my absolute favorite pattern, so big win for me.
I bought this mat being a big Lord of the rings fan, and wanting to get back into yoga.
I love it - a good large size, I didn't notice the rubber smell at all, beautiful design, amazing grip and no slide at all. I love the quality and ethical principals.
It is solid, significantly heavier than any yoga mat I've used before but that's not really an issue for me.
The one thing I would say is being a slightly larger and heavier mat, and for the price, I would really appreciate the option of a mat bag and straps to come with it, because i'm not sure whether an ordinary bag will hold up/be the right size, plus it deserves a pretty bag and/or effective straps! Perhaps sister company Oscha can help....
Hi Alison, thanks so much for your lovely review, so great to hear you're finding the size, design and grip up to the job! The weight of the mat is really helpful to prevent it slipping around the floor and sort of buckling when you practice, so I hope you find that useful.
Re. the bag - we made a conscious decision not to include one as we don't want to send out anything that might end up in landfill and many people will already have a bag. I agree that offering it as an optional extra could be lovely - maybe in the future we can look at fabric bags and bolsters :)
I am so impressed with my Hithaeglir yoga mat, it has ideal grip, it is a thing of great beauty and ethical goodness, not to mention perfect functionality. No joke, this mat somehow makes me feel like I am stepping into a mountain retreat during my practice, maybe they infuse it with positive vibrations during manufacture, or middle earth yoga is just a phenomenally happy place. This piece of kit has elevated my practice to another level, the positive impact stays with me off the mat leaving me resonant with peace and focus when I step back into my home office again. Middle earth yoga delivered quickly and smoothly, highly recommended.
I bought this for my partner who is an experienced yoga practitioner. She has used many mats over the years, but says this is the most grippy and beautiful mat she has used.
I purchased a Misty Mountains "Hithaeglir" yoga mat with the intention to start practising some pregnancy yoga, after a break of several years from regular Swasthya Yoga classes. My wee toddlerina, Lily, had other ideas, however, and immediately claimed the mat as her own!
Between us, Lily and I have been putting this beautiful mat through its paces, and I have no hesitation in recommending Middle Earth Yoga mats to anyone contemplating making a purchase. The mat looks and feel very high quality, the Misty Mountains design is beautiful and the mat itself is a great length, fairly firm and very comfortable to use, and most importantly, has fantastic grip.
This is my first natural rubber mat, and my first Middle Earth Yoga mat, but it certainly won't be the last. I may just have to accept that little Lily has adopted this one for herself, and order myself another!
In short, perfect as a treat for yourself or as a gift for a loved one!