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Rated5out of5byclamarfromNo wet butt :)I bought the REI Trail Stool last fall. Used in it on the AT in November and again this March. March produced very wet conditions, and I did not have wet butt. Off the ground and comfortable. It's no lounge chair, but it is not even comparable to using a decaying log or sitting wet moss or plopping down in dirt and mud. Strap it on the outside of your pack, and go. Very light to carry on 3-day to week-long trips; perfect for our section backpacking on the AT.
Date published: 2014-03-29
Rated5out of5byLuke HoeftfromYep.Dude. This thing is the bomb. It looks kind of silly and I was inclined to think I would never possibly need it, but after twenty miles with a thirty pound pack I was glad to have it with me. It costs nothing, fits in the pole holders of my Kelty Coyote perfectly, can be used to set my pack on without having to get it dirty, is super light, and I can sit in it to rest or while I cook. This is a very practical luxury.
Date published: 2013-12-26
Rated4out of5byKsimonsfromNice & LightWanted to have a a place to sit during day walks to keep weight off my broken foot bone when ever possible. Did not use much because it was awkward to carry with my day pack and cane. Also it did not fit in my carryon luggage, so had to improvise to even take it with me. I'll probably give it to my grandkids who camp.
Date published: 2013-10-02
Rated4out of5byJrDudefromExcellent !This can be used anywhere and it does the job very well ! Can't beat it for the money !
Date published: 2013-09-18
Rated5out of5byGreenDolphinfromLIGHT AND COMFYVery lightweight and compact, easy to set up, very comfy. A good item to use when cooking at a campfire, or at an outdoor event with limited seating, or if you have to stand and wait in a long line somewhere.
Date published: 2013-09-11
Rated4out of5byExcursionistafromI like itSince my husband takes a lot of photography, the stool comes in handy for me to sit while waiting for him to finish picture taking.
It is lightweight, which is what I was looking for.
The only problem I have is when closing it, the straps don't stay together to keep the chair folded tight.
I have only used it on one photo trip. Hopefully, the construction of the stool will hold up a long time.
Date published: 2013-09-11
Rated4out of5bytinyislandfromUp off the ground!Great for backpacking. No backrest, but no getting up off the ground either. I used it for a 7-day trip and was so glad I had it. The strap around the bottom is confusing - no one knows what purpose it serves so I will probably cut it off and just leave a small velcro loop for holding the stool closed when it's tied on my pack. It's also a nice place to set things you want to keep off the ground. I found this stool quite comfortable. I'm 5'6" and 125 pounds.
Date published: 2013-08-31
Rated5out of5byPeter ReallisfromAmazing for hikingI took this out hiking/camping with me last weekend. Small and light, attached easily to the outside of my pack.
After the long hike, it was great to have a soft seat. Set it up in the creek and enjoyed the cold water without having to submerge all of myself.
I brought it out of the creek, and it was wet. I held it over the fire to dry, about 3 ft from the fire, and it melted the netting that makes up the seat. I sat on it and the top layer ripped, but the bottom layer stayed intact. So far, it is still good to go, at my 165lbs weight.
Great seat, just don't try to dry it with heat!!
Date published: 2013-08-30
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