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How to Choose the Right Camping Chair

Camping equipment is extremely important in ensuring your trip is comfortable and enjoyable, so it’s always worth doing a little research and making sure invest in the best products for your travels. The camping chair is a staple piece within your camping equipment, something that you’ll use a lot throughout the trip, so it has to be the right one for you. Believe it or not, but your camping equipment can make or break the whole camping trip, so with that in mind, here are a few key factors to consider when choosing your camping chairs.

 

Quality First

The very first thing you need to consider is the quality of the chair you’re looking for. Everybody has different requirements, depending on the type of trip you’re going on. Think about what your chair will be used for, whether you’re a frequent camper who needs a chair that’s going to be of the best quality and will last you for many years to come, or perhaps you’re looking for something durable and comfortable to take to a festival or one-off weekend trip. Either way, you want to invest in a high-quality camping chair to ensure you have comfort and support whenever it’s in use.

 

Practical Elements

From the moment you start to build your selection of camping equipment, you’re always going to analyse each item and ensure its practical enough for a camping trip. The same applies for your camping chair, as you want to invest in a chair that ticks the majority, if not all, or the practical features required. From being a decent size, yet compact and easy to carry, to having a secure bag to store it away in when not in use, your camping chair needs to be lightweight and easy to pack into the back of the car or store neatly into the porch of your tent.

 

Size and Style

There are so many different camping chairs available in a range of different sizes and styles, so it’s always worth having an idea of what you want your camping chair to look like. From reclining chairs with leg rests like the Swan Skye, to simple upright designs like the Skye camping chair, there’s something to suit every type of camper. Similarly, you need to consider how big you need the chair to be. If you’re planning on spending an evening relaxing and sipping wine by the campfire, then you’re going to want a roomy chair that allows you to wind down properly. You then have the design to think about. Just like your Melamine dinnerware, you want your camping equipment to look good and add a little character to your camping setup, so take a look and find the style of chair that you think will fit in nicely with the rest of your camping equipment.

 

The Price

Just like any piece of camping equipment, price is always something to take into consideration. It’s normal to spend a little more on a high-quality camping chair, as it’s something you’re going to want to last you for many trips to come. You want to ensure that you’re getting the best value for money, so take a look at the chairs features and style to decide which chair and price is best for what you’re looking for. For the frequent camper, it’s always worth investing a little more for added comfort, as you’re going to get your money’s worth from trip to trip.

 

Comfort Test

It goes without saying that the most important thing when choosing your camping chair is the comfort factor. The last thing you want is to purchase a chair that’s uncomfortable and difficult to sit on, so it’s always a good idea to take material, design and weight into consideration. These will all indicate how comfortable the chair actually is, as certain materials will make the seat itself much more comfortable than others. Here at KiraOutdoors, we pride ourselves in only stocking comfortable camping chairs to make your camping experience a great one.