Opinel No. 08 Outdoor Knife

Opinel N⁰08 Outdoor Knife

While not a “traditional” outdoor knife, the Opinel No. 08 Outdoor Knife is a quirky quality tool. Opinel then and now Joseph Opinel invented the now-famous Opinel folding knife in 1890 in Savoie, France. And they‘ve been making essentially the same knife ever since. They offer it in more sizes, and in more materials, but … Read more

Otterbox Symmetry for your Phone

The Otterbox Symmetry is a welcome addition to an extensive inventory of highly protective phone cases. If you‘re like me, the name “Otterbox” likely evokes an image of a sturdy, somewhat clunky, but ultimately reliable case for your electronic device. Something more at home in a kayak or velcroed to the dash of a Land Rover … Read more

Morakniv Kansbol Multi-Mount

Morakniv Kansbol

The Morakniv Kansbol is a great all-around knife. It does an impressive job of balancing form and function, tradition and modernity, and quality and affordability. It passes the Mick Dundee test (big enough to get you in trouble for open carrying it in some states), but probably isn‘t quite big enough to be a serious … Read more