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“What’s in my bag? A tiny chair.”

The Helinox One camping chair in the grass next to a picnic blanket.
Illustration: Dana Davis; Photo: Hali Potters

Before leaving the house on a summer day, social editor Hali Potters throws all the usuals into her tote: headphones, water bottle, chapstick, wallet, keys, phone. Also? An entire camping chair.

Yep: This super-light (and super-small!) chair is delightfully transportable. One of our favorite camping chairs, it weighs just two pounds, sets up in under a minute, and breaks down even faster.

“A day of exploring a new neighborhood? Toss it in the bag,” says Hali. “Meeting a friend for a walk? Who knows where we’ll end up! Quick coffee run? Why not? Even when there’s no guarantee I’ll bust it out, I don’t mind toting it around. It really is that little.”

And as a Tuesday treat: Wirecutter newsletter readers can get it on sale today for $80—the best price our deal experts have seen all year. Use promo code CHAIRONE_WIRECUTTER at checkout.

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One last thing: “All of my picnic guests ask me about these dreamy tumblers”

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“At every picnic, they save me from blowing through a sleeve of Solo Cups,” says Marguerite. “And they come to the rescue each time someone shows up with a bottle of wine and nothing to drink out of.”

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