This is a simple, compact, foldable trowel.
Pretty heavy for it’s small size.
Sheath is durable.
Packs easily in just about any nook and cranny in your pack.
Gerber 30-000075 E-Tool Folding Spade with Serrated Blade
I was looking for a folding shovel to take on hikes and was stuck between varying criteria:
– Wooden handled shovels are both light and durable, but cumbersome to pack
– heavier folding shovels are durable and semi-compact, but heavy
– lighter folding shovels are….lighter and compact, but lack durability. Continue reading
Considering how small this axe/maul is, it’s pretty amazing who well it splits wood.
The blade is sharp and angles out ridiculously wide, with a sledgehammer-like round back, so when splitting especially large diameter wood, you can use another hammer to push the blade in further if you can split the wood in a single blow. Continue reading