Having an ideal survival knife handy in the bush will help you stay alive.
Knives are integral to completing a wide range of survival tasks, such as cleaning game, building shelter and starting fire.
This infographic from survival-goods.com will walk you through some important factors to consider when your choosing a survival knife.
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The graphic will give you all the details, but here’s the skinny: Choose a thick, fixed blade 4-9 inches long that has a sharp point, comfortable grip and a strong pommel. And – just like with other purchases – avoid gimmicks.
One more thing: the most essential survival tool you have is your mind. Staying alive in the bush is 90 percent psychology. That being said, having a reliable survival knife certainly helps too.
What kind of survival knife do you own? Let us know in the comments section.
Featured image via survival-goods.com