This MARCHWAY Ultralight Folding Camping Chair built from the Cordura fabric is incredibly affordable, compact, and suitable for backpackers and hikers.
Key features & benefits
- Cordura nylon.
- Carry bag.
- Incredible price.
- 6 Different colors.
What this is about
Here you have a collapsible outdoor chair with some truly great features. The term collapsible implies that it needs a simple assembly, so this is not a folding chair as they write in the name used in the title above.
But this assembly only means attaching the sling on its shock-corded frame. These two main elements are shown in the picture below. You can see also its nicely designed carry bag and this gives you some idea of its size. But see also the numbers, the packed size is 14.2 x 5 x 5 inches (36 x 13 x 13 cm).
The picture below shows the chair from the back so you can see the small pockets in the corners of the sling where the poles are placed.
These corner elements are reinforced, see how they look:
The fabric is a very strong and sturdy ripstop CORDURA 500D nylon. This is among the best materials for such products. As you see from the pictures, you have large mesh areas so this is a breathable structure suitable for a warm environment. The picture below shows the zoomed view.
The frame is a high-strength 7075 aluminum alloy, all the tubes are shock-corded, and the pictures below show some details that include plastic joints and caps on the feet.
Who is it for
Regarding the weight, this MARCHWAY Ultralight Folding Camping Chair is indeed ultralight as its name suggests. It weighs only 1.98 lb (898 g), and this qualifies it to be included in my list of ultralight backpacking chairs.
Regarding the packed size, the chair is very compact, so you can carry it in any way you want. This can be in the pack, on a bicycle, etc.
Regarding the capacity, officially the chair can support up to 250 lb (113 kg). This may look like a modest value but it is quite remarkable in view of its weight.
Regarding the size, the chair is not very large, you see the most important dimensions below. As you see the seat is very low.
Regarding the price, it looks simply incredible, this is a true bargain. So it is not surprising that the chair is becoming a best-selling product at some global sellers.
- Weight: 1.98 lb (898 g).
- Capacity: 250 lb (113 kg).
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 26 x 21.2 x 22 in (66 x 54 x 56 cm).
- Packed size: 14.2 x 5 x 5 in (36 x 13 x 13 cm).
- Fabric: Cordura nylon.
Rating, pros & cons
I use several rating criteria and this chair scores great, see how this looks:
Ultralight & ultra-compact chair
Product Name: MARCHWAY Ultralight Folding Camping Chair
Product Description: This MARCHWAY Ultralight Folding Camping Chair Built from the Cordura Fabric Is Incredibly Affordable, Compact, and Suitable for Backpackers and Hikers.
Weight - 9.4/10
Dimensions - 7.2/10
Packed size - 8.8/10
Capacity - 7/10
Comfort - 8.8/10
Craftsmanship - 9.6/10
The dimensions may not look great in general but see the weight and packed size.
- Incredible price.
- Great packed size.
- Cordura fabric.
- Modest capacity.
- Modest size.
User Review( votes)
To summarize this MARCHWAY Ultralight Folding Camping Chair review, you have seen it, this little chair comes with some really great features. It can be used for practically any outdoor activity, it is currently among the lightest outdoor chairs on the market. I have included it in my list of best collapsible camping chairs.
Please check under the category Camping Chairs if you need more options, you will find them in all possible shapes and sizes. You might want to see this unique recliner, the NEMO Moonlite Reclining Chair.
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