Photographed by: Ren Fuller

Keeping your edge in the outdoors means choosing the right tool for the task. We’ve assembled our favorite quiver of axes, blades, multi-tools, and knives to help you stay sharp, no matter what project you might happen to be tackling on the trail. Remember: Use your head, THEN your hands. Be safe!

Hugh Garvey and Matt Bean  – September 29, 2020

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