Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Trekker Lounge Chair

Turn any standard-size sleeping pad into a decadent recliner.

Ounce-counters, avert your eyes. Comfort-counters, this one’s for you. The Therm-a-Rest Trekker Lounge converts any standard-size sleeping pad into a decadent recliner, and unlike many chair kits, you can leave it on even when you unfurl your pad for sleeping. That ends the daily folding-wrestling-strapping affair, and also adds protection to your pad, both from the ground and when it’s strapped to your pack. Stuff your jacket under the built-in fleece pillow sleeve and say good night. $50 (fits 20”x72” pads); $60 (25”x78” pads); 1 lb. 2 oz. (72”); cascadedesigns.com

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