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Big Agnes Helinox Chair One
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award  Top Pick Award    Best Buy Award  Top Pick Award 
Price $53.24 at Amazon$149.95 at REI
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$79.95 at Amazon$40 List$99.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Large, comfortably padded seat, robust design, adequate storageHead/neck support, lightweight and stable, won’t sink in sand, stuff sack converts to pillowComfortable, supportive, good ventilation, easy to assemble, durableCarrying strap is built-in and easy to use, set-up is casual, exceptional support for your back, light weightExceptional stability for size, weight is nominal, excellent ventilation, packability, supports your back well
Cons Substantial size and weight, soaks up waterExpensive, low to the groundPoor armrests, bulky, poor cup holdersFabric can get dirty easily, durability could be better, cup holders could be largerNeck support is lacking as is stability, bigger price tag
Bottom Line Our favorite among all contenders, this chair makes camp lounging a simple and comfy affair.Be the envy of all your friends next beach day with this comfortable, durable model from Helinox.This runner-up is an excellent choice of camp furniture that satisfies on many levels.A great combination of features and characteristics at a competitive price.While this chair is not the cream of the crop, it is highly portable and scores above average in each metric.
Ratings by Category King Kong Big Agnes Beach Chair Eureka Curvy High-Back Dual Lock Folding Chair Helinox Chair One
Comfort - 40%
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Portability - 25%
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Durability - 20%
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Ease Of Set Up - 15%
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Specs King Kong Big Agnes Beach Chair Eureka Curvy High-Back Dual Lock Folding Chair Helinox Chair One
Weight (pounds) 13 lbs 3.3 lbs 12 lbs 9.5 lbs 1.94 lbs
Folded Dimensions (inches) 38 x 7 x 7 in 18 x 6 x 5 in 44 x 10 x 9 in 37 x 6 x 6 in 13.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 in
Unfolded Dimensions (inches) 24 x 37 x 38 in 28 x 23 x 31.5 in 28 x 26 x 44 in 26 x 36 x 37 in 19.5 x 20.75 x 25.75 in
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