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Kelty Essential Chair

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    7 Reviews


    Kelty calls it essential for a reason.

    How could you even consider heading out to campsites, campfires, tailgates, or outdoor concerts without the Kelty Essential Chair to keep your keister comfy? Its polyester body and steel frame keeps this folding chair strong for many years of relaxing, and adjustable arms makes sure you get the right fit dialed in.

    • Folding chair for campfires, tailgates, and concerts
    • Durable steel frame and comfy quilted fabric
    • Unique roll-tote carry bag offers easy packing
    • Insulated, adjustable beverage holder keeps your drink cold
    • Item #KEL006S

    Tech Specs

    600D polyester, steel
    Seat Height
    Cup Holder
    yes, included carry bag
    Weight Limit
    300 lb
    21.5 x 21 x 37 in
    Claimed Weight
    7 lb
    Recommended Use
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Cup holder dialed, does not dry quick

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Kelty has perfected the camp chair cup holder. And it should be considered essential for ALL camp chairs, but no one does it as well as Kelty.

    I like their new "stuff sack" which is more of a roll sack so it's easier to get the chair into vs the old style where most people would give up and toss them out anyway.

    The one downside to the newest model with the quilted fabric, is that is takes a lot longer to dry out if it gets rained on. So you'll need to be conscious of weather and stash the chair if rain, overnight frost, or dew are in your forecast.

    Good for Sittin'

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Kelty makes great gear and these chairs are built to last. Good uses include car camping, BBQing, sports watching and beach goin'.

    Kelty Essential Chair

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Like most other Kelty products
    a) it is well made and will probably last 100 years..
    b) not the lightest, nor most functional..
    biut overall great value.

    Update on classic camp chair

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Needed a new set of camp chairs and these came with some cool features. The chair case wraps up like a taco to fit gear or blanket when transporting. Bought 2 and then ordered 2 more for a family set. Researched to find the lightest weight car camp chairs, these were some of the lightest. Nice size, not too big or too low.

    Good design!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Can’t go wrong with Kelty products. This chair is not the most light weight but it is super comfortable and the carry strap has a decent amount of padding so you hardly notice the weight when carrying.