Helle of Norway’s Utvær Knife

Designed by Denmark's Jesper Voxnaes, an all-purpose quality blade for the wilderness

Norway’s westernmost islands are marked by a stark beauty that is something of an acquired taste. Weather-beaten rocks stand firm at the intersection of the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea, with seagrasses and moss the only plant life evident. It’s this particularly elemental brand of form and beauty that Norwegian knife-makers Helle named their newly released Utvær piece after. Designed by Jesper Voxnaes—known for …

Carbon Steel Utility Knives from Civilware

Single file blades from skateboard legend Geoff Rowley's outdoor-focused brand

Wandering through the wilderness, far from civilization, has both inherent benefits and risks. The more remote you get, the more you’ll want gear that’s sure to perform no matter what you come up against. Inspired by his own experience in the desert, professional skateboarder Geoff Rowley founded Civilware with the aim of providing the best possible tools for the outdoors with no compromises on quality, …

Horse Cycles’ Camping Knife

Brooklyn's talented bike-builder introduces a carbon steel knife to aid in outdoor adventures

Earlier this year, we met Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles. While visiting his workshop, we learned the man is truly capable with a bit of steel, and his skills and areas of interest often extend beyond the realm of building custom bicycles. This is evidenced in the Horse Carbon Steel Camping Knife. Inspired by traditional, utilitarian knives native to Scandinavia and Callahan’s penchant for getting …