Hard-core backpackers tend to dismiss the idea of carrying an ultralight chair along on a trek, but the Hex 2.0 has nonetheless won a fair share of them over to the cushy side. And why not? This chair is renowned for its comfort, weighs only 1 lb. 5 oz., rolls up into a tight 16.5 inch by 4 inch cylinder for clipping to the bottom of your pack, has an adjustable seat back, and supports up to 250 pounds. Instead of seeking out rocks and logs to sit on in remote, middle-of-nowhere spots, you can simply unroll your Hex 2.0, set it up in seconds, and then lean back and relax in comfort.
The Hex 2.0 is strong, durable and easy on the joints. High-density EVA foam provides a cushy 8mm of insulated comfort; the outer shell of coated ripstop nylon protects you from wet ground; and the inner surface (water-resistant and breathable 70D coated ripstop nylon) is durable, easy to keep clean, and seals out grit. Metal posts running down the sides maintain sturdiness. All webbing and connections are made from super-durable materials.
The chair comes in multiple color combinations, including Royal/Emerald Green, Eggplant/Grey, Moss Green/Ash Grey, and Black/Royal Blue. $53.50. crazycreek.com.
In Sonoma County, Crazy Creek products are carried by REI in Santa Rosa.