Outdoor Knives & Scissors

 Cavers and Canyoneers frequently, though not always, carry a (folding) knife, which is a critical piece of gear for doing any rigging, but also handy for cutting cheese or sausage. There are hundreds available knives out there and many have a favorite that they feel an emotional attachment to.
Strong and reliable rescue scissors, which can cut through most materials, are very helpful in unexpected emergencies.
We have suitable survival / outdoor  knives and rescue scissors for outdoor sports in our range.

Types of outdoor knives

  • Folding knife
    A folding knife (also called a folding knife or folding knife) is, as the name indicates, a knife with a folding mechanism. These types of knives are very suitable for both outdoor sports activities and daily use. Deet knives are often smaller than a so-called fixed knife. Moreover, depending on the size, a folding knife fits in a trouser, jacket or backpack or on your (climbing) belt.
  • Rescue knife
    Rescue knives are suitable for working safely close to the body in emergency situations. Rescue knives have rounded tips and are sometimes fitted with belt cutters.

Serrated or smooth blade?
Knives with a serrated blade have either a complete or a half serrated blade. The advantage of a serrated blade is that it cuts through rope more easily and keeps its sharpness longer. The disadvantage is that serrations are more difficult to grind.

A handy connection is the Key-Bak 48" Retractor or CZ Safety lace for attaching your knife to your belt, your flute to your helmet or your wrench or hammer to your pointed set so you do not lose it in the canyon or cave when you're on the move.

Maintenance of outdoorknives

First of all, no outdoor knife is completely stainless. A carbon steel blade will rust more than a rust-resistant blade, but the latter is also more susceptible to rust than a stainless steel blade. However, you can easily prevent rust by always cleaning and drying after use. You should also regularly rub your knife with wax, paraffin (candle wax) or acid-free Vaseline, so that the knife becomes water-repellent. If you don't have that, you can rub the blade a few times over your scalp as it already has enough grease in it for protection until the next use (be careful not to scalp yourself).

Unlike most other knives, it is very difficult to keep an outdoor knife sharp with a sharpening steel. An outdoor knife is often too hard for a sharpening steel. It is better to use a small sharpening stone instead. If you don't have that, you can even use a boulder to sharpen the blade. Any scratches can be polished out later with a fine whetstone.

For more detailed information about care and maintenance, see: Care and maintenance of outdoor/pocket knives/scissors

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  • Key-Bak 48" Retractor 484B-HDK Key holder black
    Key-Bak 48" Retractor 484B-HDK Key holder black

    This retractor with a cord length of 120 cm has a carrying capacity of 225 grams, so that more than enough keys can be attached to it. Equipped with a removable rotating aluminum clip.

    € 20,95
  • Key-Bak 48 "Securit Retractor 488B-HDK Kevlar cord Key Holder
    Key-Bak 48 "Securit Retractor 488B-HDK Kevlar cord Key Holder

    The Key-Bak 48 ″ Securit Retractor with 120cm Kevlar cord and split ring at the end. Equipped with aluminum carabiner, for example to attach to a belt loop. Carrying capacity 225 grams.

    € 19,95
  • CRKT Bear Claw knife V1 Blunt  BLACK
    CRKT Bear Claw knife V1 Blunt BLACK

    Outdoor knife designed for emergency and rescue situations where it is thought to detail, curved, serrated blade, put rounded tip and finger hole for extra strength. Executed in BLACK color.

    € 89,95 € 67,99
  • NEW 2024

    CRKT Bear Claw knife V2 Blunt Orange
    CRKT Bear Claw knife V2 Blunt Orange

    Compact knife with a fixed blade with a blunt tip, made of corrosion-resistant steel and lined with Veff Serrations. Has textured handle with finger attachment hole. Sheath with multiple mounting options. Weight 3.20 oz. (90.72 g)

    € 89,95
  • OUT of STOCK

    CRKT Bearclaw Holder
    CRKT Bearclaw Holder

    Just the holder for the Bear Claw knife separately available (so excluding the knife).

    € 16,95
  • NEW 2024

    CRKT Bear Claw knife V2 Blunt Black
    CRKT Bear Claw knife V2 Blunt Black

    Compact knife with a fixed blade with a blunt tip, made of corrosion-resistant steel and lined with Veff Serrations. Has textured handle with finger attachment hole. Sheath with multiple mounting options. Weight 3.20 oz. (90.72 g)

    € 89,95
  • Edelrid Rescue Canyoning Knife
    Edelrid Rescue Canyoning Knife

    Rescue and rope knife for cutting rope and slings when canyoning. Developed according to the requirements of canyoning guides. The end of the stainless steel blade is rounded to prevent injuries. Stainless steel.

    € 45,00 € 39,95
  • Edelrid Rope Tooth knife
    Edelrid Rope Tooth knife

    High-quality knife suitable for canyoning, caving and climbing with which you can even cut through a 15mm static line without any problems. Knife is easy to open with one hand and when opened it is secured against closing.

    € 20,00 € 17,99
  • NRS Co-Pilot Knife
    NRS Co-Pilot Knife

    The handy sheath ensures that you can easily reach the knife, with its blunt tip, and unclip it if necessary. The sharpened side of the knife has both a smooth and a serrated part. The handle is covered with rubber.

    € 49,95 € 44,95
  • NRS Green Knife
    NRS Green Knife

    Handy compact knife with a clip to easily attach it to a belt, clothing or bag. Is made entirely of stainless steel (including the clip) and can be easily opened with one hand. Blade length unfolded: 14 cm. Blade length: 5 cm.

    € 37,95 € 29,95
  • NRS Neko Blunt Knife Black
    NRS Neko Blunt Knife Black

    Features smooth and serrated cutting edges, blunt safety tip and integrated bottle opener, plus a comfortable rubber grip. Sheath Material: Glass fiber reinforced nylon. Black.

    € 48,95 € 43,00
  • NRS Neko Blunt Knive
    NRS Neko Blunt Knive

    Features smooth and serrated cutting edges, blunt safety tip and integrated bottle opener, plus a comfortable rubber grip. Sheath material: glass fiber reinforced nylon. Total length: 15 cm. Leaf length: 6cm. Weight: 99g

    € 48,95 € 43,00
  • NRS Pilot Knife
    NRS Pilot Knife

    Professional guides and occasional outdoor enthusiasts love this knife. The handy sheath keeps the knife firmly in place. The sharpened side of the blade has both a smooth and serrated section and a hook for cutting rope.

    € 48,95
  • NRS Spare Pilot Knife Sheath
    NRS Spare Pilot Knife Sheath

    If you have different life jackets you wear for different activities, pick up some Spare Pilot Knife Sheaths. Sheath fits both stainless steel and titanium Pilot Knife models.

    € 8,95
  • NRS Voss knife
    NRS Voss knife

    The canyoningmes NRS Voss Knife is easy to carry while canyoning. The blade has a straight and a ribbed side and a blunt tip that can be used as a screwdriver.

    € 42,95
  • Petzl Spatha
    Petzl Spatha

    This stainless steel outdoor knife can be attached to a bag or to the canyon belt with a carabiner. Serrations for cutting rope and strap material. Light nylon handle. Locking mechanism for blade in the open position.

    € 35,00
  • Benchmade 7 Rescue Hook
    Benchmade 7 Rescue Hook

    Is a razor-sharp cutting hook, mainly used by rescue personnel. Cutting belts, clothing, rope or other materials is no problem at all. The blade includes a belt cutter, oxygen wrench, lanyard hole and bottle opener.

    € 79,50
  • Fox Rescue Tool Hook Olive
    Fox Rescue Tool Hook Olive

    Compact safety knife for cutting rope, clothing and packaging material. Stainless steel. ​Model blade Serrated. Total length 14 cm. ​Weight 55 g. Color Olive.

    € 18,95
  • Fox Rescue Tool Hook Red
    Fox Rescue Tool Hook Red

    Compact safety knife for cutting rope, clothing and packaging material. Stainless steel. ​Model blade Serrated. Total length 14 cm. ​Weight 55 g. Color Red.

    € 18,95
  • Rubytec - Ceramic MINI Foldable knife
    Rubytec - Ceramic MINI Foldable knife

    Extremely lightweight and sharp blade. Perfect size to tuck away in your wetsuit arm pocket. ABS handle , Ceramic blade, Nylon string, SS adjustable screw. Length: 15 cm, Width: 2.7 cm, Height: 1 cm. Weight: 21g.

    € 8,95
  • NRS Captain Rescue knife
    NRS Captain Rescue knife

    Foldable stainless steel locking blade rescue knife is an excellent choice for guides and rescue professionals on "fast" waters. Features a slicing hook at the tip and a quick-cutting serrated edge. 80 grams.

    € 49,95 € 44,95
  • Baladeo Diving knife Sipadan
    Baladeo Diving knife Sipadan

    For demanding TEC and recreational divers looking for a high performance and minimalistic cutting device. The blade is made of 420 stainless steel and comes with a blunt tip to prevent material damage.

    € 30,00 € 14,95
  • Rubytec Ceramic - Utility Knife
    Rubytec Ceramic - Utility Knife

    Knives with a ceramic blade promise to retain their sharpness longer than steel and are very hygienic. In the caving and canyoning world it is not known that Dyneema / Spectra is difficult to cut with standard steel blades.

    € 7,95
  • Leatherman Raptor Rescue Black (Scissors)
    Leatherman Raptor Rescue Black (Scissors)

    Securely stored in a plastic sheath, it hardly noticeably hangs from your belt or belt. But if the need arises, you quickly unfold the 'scissors' and you have access to a heavy-duty pair of blunt-tipped scissors.

    € 109,95 € 99,95
  • Rescue Scissors
    Rescue Scissors

    Developed by CanyonZone, made for cutting ropes and slings in rescue situations. Secured by a safety lock that must be opened before use. With cover for mounting on belt or canyon suit.

    € 37,95
  • Rescue Scissors in Sheath
    Rescue Scissors in Sheath

    The Rescue is aimed at beginners in water sports situations, when in trouble they have to cut ropes, but they are not so "cold-blooded" to work with the "open blade" of a rescue knife!

    € 56,95
  • Rescue Scissors Sheath
    Rescue Scissors Sheath

    Perfect for beginners to have easy & fast access to the scissors. Made to use for canyoneers, SAR teams, mountain rescue teams.

    € 28,95
  • Edelrid Clip Scissors
    Edelrid Clip Scissors

    Scissors for cutting ropes and straps during work and rescue operations. The scissors are equipped with a lock so that they remain closed. Supplied with a matching sleeve to attach to your belt, bag or canyon pack.

    € 80,00 € 75,99
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