Ice Pick: The Leatherman That Saved My Parents

Luke’s parents plunged through the Canadian ice while driving across the lake to their cottage. Mouthfuls of icy water garbled their cries, so they began quietly saying their goodbyes — until Luke’s father found one tool in his pocket that saved both of their lives.

Leatherman launched the “Tool Tales” project to share unique, often harrowing stories told by its fans.

This tale, by Luke W. of Nova Scotia, is just one of more than 4,000 submitted thus far.

If you have a story telling how your Leatherman saved the day, share it on Leatherman’s site.

— This article is part of a series sponsored by Leatherman. People have used their Leatherman tools to do amazing things. Check out other Tool Tales stories here