Outdoor Quotes: (Backpacking)

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take

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Knives & Multi-Tools

Knives & Multi-Tools

There is a phenomenal range of knives and multi-tools available from many different brands. Some of these brands are well known - like Gerber and Leatherman - but others are not so well known.

This makes choosing the right knife or multi-tool for your outdoor activity not quite as easy as it sounds.

Many survival experts consider a knife to be the most important item in your survival kit, as it can arguably be used for all five of your basic survival needs.

Basic Survival & Everyday Use

As well as for survival, a knife is an essential item for many outdoor pursuits.

For camping, fishing and hunting there are many occasions that a knife or multi-tool is extremely useful, if not essential, and even in everyday activities they have their place.

Indeed, the Leatherman was conceived from a need to maintain an old car while on a touring holiday.

A poor quality knife or multi-tool can be more of a hazard than a help, so we would recommend sticking to a well known outdoor brand.

It may cost a little bit more, but will be better quality and safer to use, and will last longer.