Shoppers love it for backpacking, watching sports, and more. 

By Jayla Andrulonis
June 04, 2020
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Whether you consider yourself an avid hiker or just want a place to chill out in the backyard, a comfortable folding chair is a must-have. And if you’re looking to get the most out of your designated seat, it’s best to go with one that’s lightweight enough to carry on all your adventures.

Luckily, thousands of Amazon shoppers have already pointed us in the right direction with the Moon Lence Outdoor Ultralight Portable Folding Chair. With more than 900 perfect ratings and a review section filled with happy customers, it’s no wonder it’s become a best-seller.

What shoppers have called out most is the chair’s lightweight and unique design. Since it’s made with mesh and foldable metal poles, the portable chair easily packs down to fit in a backpack or carry-on. What’s more, its carrying case comes with plenty of straps, so it can attach to your bag while you’re on the move. 

“Best camping chair. This thing sets up in seconds and is really comfortable,” said one shopper. “It’s light and small enough to backpack with, too. When you first open it, you'll laugh and think it’s for kids, but it held me up just fine and I am 6’4” and over 200 pounds. No rips, tears, or issues so far and I’ve sat in it for hours.”

Not just for backyard outings, the affordable and convenient chair has even been called an essential for more extreme travelers trying to pack as light as possible — and at half the cost of similar designs.

“I had initially purchased the REI version of this chair for $79, but when I read the reviews on this one, I returned the REI chair and got this instead. Incredibly glad I did,” another reviewer said. “It’s well-made, sturdy, and half the price. I can vouch for the durability of this chair as I was just in Republic of Congo for a two-week medical mission that involved camping and travel in very remote locations (read: no roads, only canoe travel). This chair was the bomb... so lightweight I carried it easily with my pack, and I always had a seat in any village. It is off the ground, so I am not sitting on bugs and snakes, but low enough [that] I could sit upright in it in my tent at night and read.”

For the backyard, trail, beach, or anywhere in between, you can head to Amazon to snag this popular chair in eight colors.

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To buy:, $37

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