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Backpacker Magazine – May 2008

Field Notes: The Latest Word from Our Testers

The green truth behind bamboo, a hyper-efficient cookpot, and a bargain three-person tent.

by: The Backpacker Editors

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Tech4o Traileader | Under Armour Cold Gear Base 2.0 | Crazy Creek Backpacker Lite AIR | Bridgedale Ventum Light Hiker | Primus EtaPower 1.7L Pot | High Sierra Explorer 55 | ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 3 | Green Scene



CRAZY CREEK BACKPACKER LITE AIR CAMP CHAIR

This camp chair left a trail of happy testers from Colorado to Oregon. Credit an integral air-filled cushion that's easy to inflate with a couple of breaths and that's super convenient–no need to wrestle a pad into place. And with the press of a button, you can adjust air pressure for custom comfort. We experienced no puncture problems, as the inner polyurethane pad is protected by a durable 210-denier ripstop nylon shell. It comes with a carrying handle, stuff sack, and repair kit. Deflated and rolled up it's about the size of your forearm. (For reviews of two more portable chairs–one for bad backs and one that's the ultimate napper–go to backpacker.com/campchair.) $52; 1 lb. 4 oz. (800) 331-0304; crazycreek.com.

Tech4o Traileader | Under Armour Cold Gear Base 2.0 | Crazy Creek Backpacker Lite AIR | Bridgedale Ventum Light Hiker | Primus EtaPower 1.7L Pot | High Sierra Explorer 55 | ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 3 | Green Scene


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Mar 26, 2013

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Sep 02, 2008

Are there any chairs the double as torso-length sleeping pads?

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Jun 26, 2008

I bought this pack for my wife last year when they first came out. Since then it has been wonderful. It rivals many packs in function and quality that are three times the price. We shopped around and got ours for only $79.00 on amazon. IT's really a great buy.

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