Our Gear Guy is getting rid of the rest of his culinary blades
The carvers and gadgets for every task that needs cutting
Tools to give anyone a green thumb
There's romance in practicality—as long the present arrives on time
Six items that keep me self-sufficient while traveling
There's no such thing as one best knife
For general home-improvement jobs, this is the knife you want. In his roundup of quarantine gear, contributor Jakob Schiller wrote, “It has opened boxes, cut rope, trimmed weeds, and performed any other number of odd jobs.” The stainless-steel blade is sturdy enough for tough materials, and the nylon handle…
Forget the tie. Consider these gift ideas for Father's Day instead.
These cut through the competition
Our favorite tools for making quick and healthy food
Any outdoorsperson on your list is sure to love these
Whether you're staying in a bare-bones A-frame or a decked-out Airbnb, these carry-on-friendly additions will turn any ski cabin into a cozy winter getaway
He put four standouts through the ringer to see how they stacked up
Robert Young Pelton's latest folder is his magnum opus
Forget the hatchet—the Buck Compadre Froe has your camp wood-processing needs covered
A sharp knife is a safe knife and a useful knife. But as you use your blade, it will grow dull
Take care of your blade, and your blade will take care of you
Better products may come at a higher price, but their value will serve you on many occasions, in some cases decades
This discontinued model is still reliable decades later
Made in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this knife features a burly 16-layer Damascus steel blade. The handle has polished ironwood throughout, with inlaid Sonoran Turquoise to give it a unique and stylish look.
The Skeletool is a do-it-all multitool that shaves weight down to five ounces without sacrificing utility. The standard fare (pliers and wire snips, blade, screwdriver set) is augmented by a carabiner-like clip that’s good for cracking open a bottle of beer.
From backyard to backcountry, precision instruments to help you get the job done
A 25 percent tax on bikes, helmets, gloves, and backpacks could hit the industry—and your wallet—hard
The new tool in the company's Free collection can genuinely be used one-handed, and it's more compact than ever
Gear editor Emily Reed loves the Eldris, which is a staple of her camping box. She finds the oversize handle and fixed blade effective for whittling and chopping kindling. Plus, the affordable price means it’s not a devastating loss if she accidentally forgets the knife at a campsite. Read her…
Eating out ruining your diet and your budget? Here's how to do it less.
The Selby Folsom is wildly useful and beautiful to boot
A rugged lifestyle demands a rugged knife. The Bear Claw’s 2.37-inch blade is full-tang and made from high-quality stainless steel. It weighs just 3.4-ounces and comes with an injection-molded nylon sheath for easy storage and quick access.
Multi-tools are great for some but for most, carrying 20-plus tools around can be overkill. The Ellis is the perfect solution for those who want a streamlined everyday carry knife, that can do a little more than just cut. It features a 2.6-inch stainless steel blade, plus a flat head…
Never use a dull knife again
Versatility is key for a blade that accompanies you everywhere
How to get it right, every single time
When we truly let our children run free, the only guarantee is that they will surprise us
A backcountry meal is delicious only if you can eat it comfortably
When disaster strikes, this gear will help you make it through
For every task, there’s the right tool
One of these handy micro-gadgets might just save your life
Perfect for EDC or in your backpack, these folding knives are ready to tag along on your adventures
Give yourself the confidence for big jobs with a fixed-blade knife
Compact, lightweight, and dependable, this little blade is capable of handling all your camp chores
Gorgeous blades from down-home cutlers
They're all made in Norway by Viking descendants
According to the guy who designs some of our favorites
Risking fingers and grease stains to determine the most capable blade for your bird
An overbuilt everyday carry knife for all your cutting needs.
Essentials to get you hunting—or just make being outside more enjoyable
A Japanese inspired knife.
Nailing the perfect ratio of utility and technology, this folding knife ($295) from Shinola won us over with its timeless design and modern materials. The 2.6-inch stainless steel blade is housed in a titanium handle and deploys with the push of a button. An integrated belt clip keeps the knife secure…
Mission Workshops makes some of the world's finest cycling apparel, but just released a knife called the Unagi.
A three-inch blade you'll always want on your side.
This wearable ensures you'll always have a tool handy.
A murdered out pocketknife.
The gear we're most excited about, on sale
This 3.25-inch fixed-blade knife ($20) looks more like a USB drive than a tactical blade when housed in its sheath and hung around your neck.
What to buy and how to treat it right
This knife is so good it has been around for 200 years.
Imagine all the fun of an outdoor blade in a package you can use more often. Put one to use in your kitchen, and it might make cooking dinner feel a little more exciting.
A new everyday carry knife from Kershaw
Over the past 125 years, the Opinel No. 8 has undergone just one upgrade. Some designs never go obsolete.
You might be a disappointment, but the stuff you give your dad doesn’t have to be
The world’s smallest and lightest tactical knife
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Most folding knives look pretty similar. This one ($480) however, stands way out thanks to the origami-like design. Up front you get a three-inch stainless-steel blade that has two different cutting edges. The blade then folds into an oiled maple handle with a deep thumb hold for secure handling. …
The gear that will fix your problems when you’re a longways from nowhere
In honor of Outside's 40th anniversary, we're selecting our all-time favorite gear, places, accomplishments, and people. This month, we rounded up 40 of the best products we've ever tested, from legendary classics (Ed Pulaski's famous firefighting tool) to the newest kids on the block (DJI's crazy new do-it-all drone).
This knife design hasn’t changed in 150 years.
A precision every day carry knife.
This pocket knife is designed like a samurai sword
Here are five places that can teach you how to build everything from a surfboard to a teardrop trailer
This knife is a testament to the logging tradition of Northern Maine.
Yes, this knife costs a lot ($500), but for good reason. The frame is made almost entirely of titanium, and the blade is S35VN steel, which is designed to keep an edge, but is also easy to sharpen. At a full half-inch thick, the Harsey fills your palm nicely,…
Survivorman Les Stroud designed this knife
The most sustainable kitchen knife on the market
Five innovative, affordable products coming out next winter
The Swiss just made a better pocketknife
You can field strip this knife without any tools.