Grippy rubber handle privides excellent grip in all conditions * Full tang construction for durability * Slim nylon sheath * Blade length: 3.5 Inches * Overall length: 9.45 Inches Making a fire or building a shelter can be life saving parts of a survival experience. With a slim profile and full tang construction, the Survival Hatchet is just the right size for survival situations. The grippy rubber handle ensures it won’t slip, even when wet. Includes a durable nylon sheath to keep the razor sharp blade safe when not in use.
This axe is good for weekend camping. Because it's light in weight, it takes more effort to cut a tree down than using a regular sized axe. I tried it out on some lumber and it took a long time. I don't think I would use this on a large log or piece of wood.I put it in the back on my jeep as part of my emergency equipment. The Bear Grylls survivial knife cuts wood just as good as this axe. So if you already have the knife, you don't need this axe.
I've had the Bear Grylls Survival Hatchet kicking around here for a few weeks now and I must say this is one of the "stand out" tools in the 2013 Bear Grylls line.But honestly, when I heard Gerber and Bear were coming out with a hatchet, I didn't even think twice. It was the Ultimate Pro Survival knife that I (and about the rest of the known world) were really interested in.So it wasn't until I caught up with Jared from Gerber at SHOT Show, that I realized Gerber had more than one cool Bear Grylls tool up t..