The knives and tools are the life saver at the remote area or where people go for hiking on Mountains. At height, we cannot carry tool box with us, so knives with multi functions are very useful. So, we have come upon with a list of best 5 useful knives and tools required during hiking.
It is a good example of single piece of gear. Knives are useful for first aid, preparing food, cutting rope, making repairs and many more things. Make sure your knife have multi purpose benefits in one, so that you don’t need to carry more weight.
- Gerber Butterfly Opening Multi-Plier with Sheath ($25): This tool is solidly built with good quality of steel. Mechanism of blade lock works very well. The cons of this product is that inner tools are very hard and primary knife blade is small. The extra length of the screw drivers make it more useful. It is perfect for medium or smaller hands.
- It is a multi-Plier multitool with 12 integrated components.
- It is light weight open frame and handle is made up of stainless steel.
- It weighs 9.6 oz
- Kershaw Ken Onion Blur Folding Knife ($56): It is a light weight knife. Its good point is, it opens quickly with the help of spring assist inside it and easily closes too. It is made up of perfect size that is extremely comfortable in hands. The grip is very good, an almost soft rubbery silicon grip.
- It weighs around 4 ounces and the length of the blade is 3 3/8 inches while the closed length is 4 1/2 inches.
- It has linear lock locking system.
- Morakniv Companion Outdoor Knife ($ 14): It is light in weight and compact size. This is the tool which you really need when you are out in wood’s or mountain’s by yourself. It has so much of sharpness in blade that it can be used for wood cravings too. This knife is a tremendous tool for cutting the rope, chopping up the vegetables, or doing any other task during campaigning of the mountain.
- The thickness of the blade is 0.10″ (2.5 mm), total length of the knife and the length of the blade is 8.6″ (219 mm) and 4.1″ (104 mm) respectively.
- It is well patterned and has high friction grip.
- The total weight of the knife is 4.1 oz (116 g).
- Tac Force TF-705 Opening Folding Knife ($ 10): The best thing about this knife is, it has the proper weight and balance and it is very sharp. The spring which is assisted inside it, works very well, as it helps it to opens very quickly. It is available in different and beautiful colours, this is also the reason why people prefer it most. The price is very low but it is not compromised with the quality and features of the knife.
- The length of the closed knife is 4.5″ .
- It can be used as opener, Glass Breaker and Pocket Clip.
- Blade of the knife is made up of stainless steel.
- Victorinox Swiss Army SD Pocket Knife ($ 19): The best thing about this knife is, it is small enough to keep on your key ring. This knife contains total 6 equally compact tools. Victorinox is considered as well known company for making sport knife and Swiss Army knife. Its size makes it easier to carry in the pocket. It looks stylish and unique.
- This knife includes small blade for cutting which is about half inches long (3.5 cm), a pair of mini scissors, and plastic toothpick.
- The weight of the knife is 0.77 ounces.
- It measures 2.3 inches long.
- It has nail file with screwdriver tip, compact metal tweezers, key ring for transporting.