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September 09, 2022 4 min read
Taking a break from the hustle and bustle of our crazy lives is always a welcome change, and there isn’t much that can spoil a long awaited trip. One of the best ways to take a break from the day-to-day is to go camping. Spending time in the great outdoors makes it possible for us to put down our phones, silence emails, and finally relax.
But camping can be tricky, especially as the weather starts to change in the fall. One afternoon of steady rain followed by a freezing cold night can put anyone off the idea of spending another minute in nature. But don’t worry, if you have a camping trip coming up this fall, we have a great solution for warding off the cold: a heated camping chair.
If you’re new to camping then it’s possible you haven’t encountered the vast world of camping gear. There are a few essentials every camper needs. For one, a tent with a rain fly will protect you against the unexpected shower. You also need a warm sleeping bag, and maybe a mattress topper to provide a soft surface between yourself and the ground. Need a few more suggestions? Check out our camping checklist!
Many campers like to bring portable folding chairs to set up around a fire pit. But why not take it up a notch? A heated camping chair is a great solution to comfort and warmth while camping. But what is it exactly? A heated camping chair is a type of portable folding chair with conductive material that can deliver heat to various zones, like the seat and the back of the chair, to warm the sitter via an electrical source like a battery pack.
Gobi heated camping chairs take the heated camping chair design a step farther with conductive thread that evenly distributes heat to the various zones in the safest and most efficient manner in the industry. The conductive thread heating system allows the heating zones to be fully flexible by bending and curving to fit the user’s body and shape. But that’s not the only reason these chairs are considered some of the best heated camping chairs out there. Gobi’s heated portable chairs come equipped with an efficient 7.4V 6500 lithium battery that can heat the chair for up to 9 hours and charge your phone.
Yes, heated portable camping chairs are safe! But one of the elements that makes Gobi’s chairs some of the best heated camping chairs are the various safety features, namely, the battery. Every lithium ion battery in our heated camping chairs and apparel provides the right amount of heat for the wearer without overheating. Additionally, Gobi products come with a one-year warranty so anyone trying heated apparel and accessories for the first time can get the most out of their purchase.
The maximum heat a heated chair can reach depends greatly on the manufacturer and the materials it’s made of. Gobi heated camping chairs, for example, use a durable 600/300 Denier Polyester and conductive thread capable of heating this cold weather camp chair up to 131°F at its max and 113°F on its lowest setting.
This control allows the user to manage the chair’s heat output for hours at a time, allowing them to find the perfect temperature and adjust as the day gets warmer and the nights grow colder.
Some heated seats may be more portable than others depending on the design. Some chairs may require power from an outlet to work, which wouldn’t make them particularly conducive to travel. Others, like Gobi’s heated camping chair, use a battery pack to power the heat output, making them very conducive to travel and portability.
The metal frame of this heated portable seat is also collapsable, making it possible to put the chair in the trunk of your car or the storage compartment of an RV. And while you might not have a way to recharge your heated chair once you’re in the great outdoors, you can easily pack an extra battery or recharge your chair’s battery with the portable car charger during the day while you hike, swim, and everything in between.
Gobi heated camping chairs are water and wind resistant, meaning they’re pretty durable and resilient to the elements! But if you happen to spill your morning coffee or an element of the outdoors, like dust and mud, should get on your cold weather camping chair, you can easily clean it! Just wet and lightly ring out a towel and wipe the seat and back of your chair clean.
The water resistant fibers of the chair’s polyester shell will hold up beautifully to mud, dust, and any other grime you encounter at your campsite. Just make sure you have water from a water bottle or fountain close by to give your chairs the occasional wipe down at the end of the day.
If you are someone who loves to camp, adding a heated portable seat to your gear is definitely worth it! These chairs make a great addition to a chilly night around the fire or a riverbank for some fishing. Just make sure you pack a spare battery and you’ll never have to worry about getting cold at your campsite again!