Best Backpacking Knife

If you’re like me, then you’ll feel lost out on the trail without your best backpacking knife to hand. A simple lightweight knife can help with a variety of tasks from cooking, to preparing firewood or even helping with repairs to your kit.

We’ve taken a look at four great lightweight choices, and run the rule over them to help you decide which backpacking knife is for you.

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Vargo Ti-Carbon Folding Knife
  • Japanese Titanium alloy construction
  • Carbon fiber handle
  • Wharncliffe point
  • Liner locking mechanism
  • Lanyard Hole
Victorinox 53941 Swiss Army Bantam Officer's Multi Knife, 4 Tool
  • Victorinox 53941 Swiss Army Bantam Officer's Multi Knife, 4 Tool
  • Victorinox
Opinel OP21040-BRK No 4 Stainless
  • Category name: bargain knives
  • Country of origin: France
  • Brand name: Opinel
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Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife, Red
  • EQUIPPED FOR EVERYDAY. Features (7) functions: 1.25" blade, nail file with screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and toothpick – this versatile multi-tool is ready for any adventure.
  • DURABLE CONSTRUCTION. Swiss made stainless steel construction encased in polished ABS scales that provide ultimate durability in our sleek, traditional red finish.
  • COMPACT CARRY. Fits comfortably in your pocket, purse, or as an easy-access addition to keys. No need to leave this knife behind due to lack of space - it’s the sidekick you can take anywhere.
  • KNIFE DIMENSIONS. Length: 2.25” (58mm), Height: .354”, Weight: 0.74 oz.
  • TRUSTED QUALITY. Made in Switzerland; Victorinox provides a lifetime guarantee against defects in material and workmanship. Making a lifetime commitment has never been so easy.
Vargo Titainium Wharn-Clip Knife
  • Crafted from the highest quality materials
  • Built for performance and durability
  • Made in China
  • Wharncliffe design for excellent point control and full blade cutting power
  • Single bevel grind for exceptional strength, sharpness, and ease of honing
Columbia River Knife & Tool CRKT Minimalist Bowie Neck Knife: Compact Fixed Blade Knife, Folts Utility Knife with Bead Blast Blade, Resin Infused Fiber Handle, and Sheath 2387
  • Bead Blast Blade Finish
  • Compact Utility Neck Knife
  • Glass-Reinforced Nylon Sheath
  • Designed by Alan Folts in Melbourne, Florida
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship, see company site for details
Spyderco Dragonfly 2 Lightweight Signature Folding Knife with 2.3" VG-10 Steel Blade and High-Strength Orange FRN Handle - PlainEdge Grind - C28POR2
  • DRAGONFLY 2 - The Dragonfly 2 upgrades features over the classic while keeping the important basics. Features carrying-over to the new version are the tried & tested mid-sized blade and ergonomic handle along with a front-finger choil and spine cusp.
  • FRN HANDLE - Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon is a polymer mixed with glass fiber then injection molded into formed and textured lightweight high-strength knife handles.
  • FULL-FLAT GRIND - This knife features a blade ground with flat bevels that extend from the spine all the way to the cutting edge. This grind reduces drag during cutting and decreases overall weight.
  • PLAINEDGE - A sharpened knife blade with no serrations or teeth sometimes referred to as a smooth blade.
  • SPECIFICATIONS - Closed Length (Inches): 3.33, Overall Length (Inches): 5.63, Blade Length (Inches):2.3, Blade Steel: VG-10, Grind: Full-Flat
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Benchmade - Bugout 535 EDC Manual Open Folding Knife Made in USA, Drop-Point Blade, Plain Edge, Satin Finish, Blue Handle
  • LIGHT AS A FEATHER: And incredibly tough; Ideal for hiking, camping, and backpacking, and made for everyday use; A lightweight, go-anywhere tool.
  • AMERICAN MADE CPM-S30V STEEL: For first-rate edge retention and corrosion resistance; Precision drop-point construction for strength and versatility.
  • FULLY AMBIDEXTROUS GRIVORY HANDLE: Has an ergonomic textured grip and is molded from glass-filled nylon for superior durability.
  • AXIS LOCKING MECHANISM: Ensures safety and a smooth open and easy close; Reversible clip; Lanyard hole for versatile carry options.
  • TAKE YOUR BENCHMADE ANYWHERE: With its slim profile and featherweight design, the Bugout 535 is the perfect addition to your EDC collection, backpack, survival kit, tackle box, and more.

Last update on 2020-03-31 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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