Origins of Swiss Army Knife

Swiss Army Knives are symbols of utility and smart design known the world over. Gear Junkie traveled to Switzerland this summer to investigate the history…

Future Gear: 2011

‘Foot-pod’ shoes. A crank-arm water purifier. A Bear Grylls knife. These are a few of the products to be seen at the Outdoor Retailer trade…

Gear Made in the USA

The outdoors industry has no shortage of goods that come from overseas. But a surprising number of brands tout products originated in the USA. Gear…

The Swiss Trip

Climbing, mountain biking, and factory tours were part of the experience this week in Switzerland, where I went to research an upcoming story on the…

Treasure Hunt Gear Stash!

8 days to go! Here’s a deeper look into the stash of gear accompanying our “Treasure Hunt: Roanoke” event next weekend.

Wenger Mike Horn Knife

Wenger consulted with South African explorer Mike Horn to create an uber Swiss Army Knife — pliers, two blades, and screwdrivers included.

Gear Review: Leatherman Squirt P4

Many outdoor adventurers have a favorite piece of gear they always have with them. For me, it’s my Leatherman Squirt P4. Like MacGyver and his…

Buck/Mayo Kaala knife

Knife geeks call this new blade from Buck “light, fast, agile and elegant.” Seriously, they do. Those adjectives are front and center on the press…

Knife of the Year

At a trade fair in Nürnberg, Germany, called IWA & OutdoorClassics 2008, the Victorinox Rescue Tool has been awarded “Knife of the Year 2007.” The…

Daily Dose: Mora Knives

Sweden’s Mora region is renowned for its high-quality blades, with the namesake Mora knife being the most well known. Classic Mora knife models have 3-…

Wenger Uber-Knife

OK, now I’ve seen it all. . . You think your Swiss Army Knife is fat and packed with implements? Well, move over plastic toothpick…

Mora knives

More than 100 years ago, in the rural Swedish village of Ostnor, just outside of the well-known town of Mora, a knifesmith named Erik Frost…

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