Camping with your family can be a terrific way to spend time outdoors together. Having the right equipment can make this activity more comfortable and enjoyable for all. Camping chairs make sitting around the campfire, reading a book, or enjoying the scenery much more relaxing. Available in many styles, price ranges, and sizes; camping chairs offer convenient holders for food, drinks, and other items; while they also offer sturdy, stable, and comfortable seating to the users. Here is a countdown of the ten best camping chairs in 2017 available for sale on the market at present.
10. ALPS Mountaineering Tri-Leg Stool
This very inexpensive three-legged stool has a two hundred fifty pound capacity. In a rust color, and featuring extra center support this tri-leg stool is stable and sturdy sitting sixteen inches off the ground. This simple stool weighs only two pounds making it lightweight and the attached handle makes it easy to carry over your shoulder when camping or hiking. This ALPS stool is built to last and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Reviewers have found this tool to take up very little storage space. This handy stool has even been found by some reviewers to be useful for various other activities; like taking a break when hiking, and providing a seat for the catcher at a kid’s ball game.
9. Earth Heavy Duty VIP Tall Aluminum Director’s Chair
The Earth Director’s chair is made wider and stronger with extra wide tubing for heavy duty use, which makes it somewhat pricier also. This chair also features two layers of stain resistant fabric for added support, while holding up to three hundred pounds. Offering a high back and foot rests, this sturdy aluminum framed chair is comfortable as well. Made in China, this foldable black chair weighs about ten pounds and sits at barstool height of about twenty-nine inches off the ground. Several reviewers found this chair difficult to open at first and no carrying strap is included with the chair.
8. Earth Executive VIP Tall Directors Chair
This higher priced Earth directors chair has a strong weight limit of three hundred seventy-five pounds. Sturdily made with comfortable foot rests and padded armrests, side pockets, and with a large pop-up side table with a cup holder; this really is a VIP chair. This foldable black chair seats you thirty-one inches off the ground and the aluminum frame sits stably on eight contact points. Made in China this chair has a one-year limited warranty. Some reviewers have found that though it folds flat for convenient storage, the folding takes some strength to do.
7. Travelchair TravelBench Original 6 Seater
This unique travel bench is great for family camping as it offers seating for six. Available in black, red, and blue this bench comes in a storage bag with a convenient carry strap. The steel frame provides three hundred pound seating capacity. This higher priced Travelchair Bench would work great for seating around the campfire, as well as at the soccer game. This lightweight about eight-foot long bench is easy to set up and take down.
6. Coleman Portable Deck Chair with Table
This multicolor Coleman deck chair has a handy side table with a cup holder. The sturdy aluminum frame on this Coleman model holds up to two hundred twenty-five pounds. This inexpensive lightweight chair folds flat and features a convenient carrying handle. With a one year limited warranty, this chair is made strong and will seat you sixteen and one-half inches off the ground. Some reviewers found this chair to be somewhat cumbersome to carry, though.
5. Big Agnes Helinox Chair One Camp Chair
The more expensive Big Agnes chair has a unique modern design and comes in several attractive colors. While weighing only two pounds making it lightweight to carry, this chair can hold up to three hundred twenty pounds. This chair sits thirteen and one-half inches off the ground and comes with a carrying bag. Tall reviewers have found this chair to be comfortable. Reviewers only complaint seems to be the lack of a cupholder.
4. ALPS Lightweight Extra Heavy-Duty Portable Chair
This khaki colored canvas ALPS portable chair has a sturdy steel frame which holds up to a whopping eight hundred pounds. This medium priced chair comes in a carrying bag and features two cup holders and hanging pockets on both sides for convenience. This heavy duty padded chair is found to be somewhat heavy to tote around though by some reviewers.
3. ALPS Mountaineering Folding Camp Chair with Pro-Tec Powder Coating Finish
The ALPS folding camp chair is made of a sturdy aluminum frame which holds up to four hundred twenty-five pounds. This chair features a Pro-Tec powder finish, attractive arms style, and a tall back for comfortable seating. This green camp chair has a convenient cup holder.
2. Picnic Time Portable Folding Sports Chair, Red
This Picnic time sports chair in red features a sturdy fold out table which can hold up to ten pounds and a removable accessories panel with many pockets to conveniently hold all your needed items within easy reach. The sturdy aluminum frame can hold up to three hundred pounds while only weighing about ten pounds, and comes with a shoulder strap for easy portability. Made in China, this higher priced chair is available in fifteen different colors. The chair holds users about sixteen inches off the ground.
1. Picnic Time Portable Folding Sports Chair, Navy
And now for the winner of the number one spot! Actually the number one chair on this list is almost identical to the number two chair, except it is a navy color, and a few dollars less expensive. This Picnic Time chair also has a sturdy fold out table and accessories bag. Made in China, this navy chair has a slightly lower price tag than the red chair. This chair also holds up to three hundred pounds and keeps you seated sixteen inches off the ground. Almost all reviewers gave this chair and the number two chair a perfect rating.
Conclusion: Seat yourself comfortably with these sturdy camp chairs. Whether you need group seating or a chair for a larger person; you can find one to fill your needs.