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Score Product Price Our Take
79
$110
Editors' Choice Award
With an excellent combination of weight, comfort, and stability, the Skyline UL is a top-notch backpacking chair.
77
$30
Best Buy Award
The Camp Chair from Kelty is a simple, budget-friendly model great for nearly any adventure.
77
$84
Top Pick Award
The versatility of the PowerLounger makes it an excellent backpacking item.
76
$85
Sturdy and comfortable, the Joey is a great all-around camp chair.
75
$30
Expect comfort and versatility at an affordable price.
75
$100
Top Pick Award
The Flexlite Air's lightweight and reasonable price make it a good choice for ounce-counting adventurers.
75
$120
The Chair Zero's lightweight design is coupled with decent comfort and a hefty price tag.
74
$56
Heavier and bulkier than some of its competitors, the Original Chair is an affordable, average product.
74
$90
The Therm-a-Rest Uno has a stable base and decent price, making it a good option for picnics and concerts.
72
$80
For short stints in the backcountry, the REI Flexlite provides ample comfort at a decent cost.
69
$150
Too heavy to carry into the backcountry, we still love the Swivel's unique design and comfortable seat.
68
$150
A reasonably comfortable chair, the Big Six lags behind due to a heavy packing weight.