Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair

Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair top picture.

The Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair is collapsible, very light and backpack portable, easy to use, with a headrest and a nice carry bag included. 

Key features & benefits

  • Collapsible chair.
  • Very light.
  • Compact.
  • Easy to use.
  • Headrest.
  • Side pocket.
  • Carry bag included.
  • Reasonable price.


This Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair is a collapsible type, and this means it has two separate parts and it needs a simple assembly. So you have a fabric/seat and a shock corded frame.

Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair.
Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair.

All the elements in the frame are pre-attached to each other so there is nothing to guess. You can have this chair ready in 15 seconds or so.

Shock corded frame.
Shock corded frame.

For transportation, you have a nice zippered carry bag included, it is equipped with a carry handle shown in the picture below.

This is how it looks in its carry bag.
This is how it looks in its carry bag.

The backrest is very high as you see from the picture below, so you have a true padded headrest here. This is why it is included in my list of camping chairs with a headrest

High back rest and a padded headrest.
High back rest and a padded headrest.
The materials

The frame is an aluminum alloy, and note that there are no plastic hub elements here. The feet have some plastic cups that should help if you use the chair on a soft ground.

Side view.
Side view.

The fabric is with a surprisingly high denier value, this is a 900D polyester, and you also have mesh panels for breathability. The mentioned headrest is with a foam inside.

They offer two different colors shown in the pictures, that match the color of the carry bag as well. Note that you also have a side pocket for small items. Please see more in this video:

Who is this Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair for

Regarding the capacity, the chair is quite typical with its official 265 lb (120 kg). This is far more than I need, but if you need more please check my list of camping chairs for heavy people.

Regarding the dimensions, it is quite large for its weight, you will see the numbers below. Here to stress that it is 100 tall, and the seat is 16.5 inches (42 cm) off the ground.

Regarding the weight, this chair is almost in the group of ultralight chairs, it weighs only 2.8 lb (1.3 kg). This is really remarkable in view of its overall size.

You have already seen its packed size which is also quite good. So this chair can be transported in every possible way. You can even carry it in the pack, but indeed there are lighter options for the trail.


  • Weight: 2.8 lb (1.3 kg).
  • Capacity: 265 lb (120 kg).
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 28 x 21 x 39 in (72 x 54 x 100 cm).
  • Folded dimensions: 18 x 6 x 5 in (46 x 15 x 13 cm).
  • Seat height: 16.5 in (42 cm).
  • Frame: aluminum.
  • Warranty: two-year warranty.

Rating, pros & cons

Below you have summarized my rating and some pros and cons. As you realize, it stands very good. You can rate  it yourself, there is  a rating bar for this.

Very light and backpack portable chair
Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair

Product Name: Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair

Product Description: The Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair Is Collapsible, Very Light and Backpack Portable, Easy to Use, with a Headrest and a Nice Carry Bag Included.

Brand: Klymit

  • Weight - 8.8/10
  • Dimensions - 8.2/10
  • Packed size - 7.8/10
  • Capacity - 7/10
  • Comfort - 9.2/10
  • Craftsmanship - 9.2/10


This chair scores well in all rating criteria so the overall value is very good.


  • Very light.
  • Padded headrest.
  • Great carry bag.


Narrow feet.

User Review
9.1/10 (6 votes)

Final thoughts

So this Klymit Ridgeline Camp Chair is well-built, and really light. I like its backrest design, it is properly angled for a relaxed sitting position.

It is easy to use, and when it is time to go you have a great carry bag included. I have included it in my list of best collapsible camping chairs.

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For more options, please check under the category Camping Chairs, you will find them many here in the site, and in all sizes and shapes.

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