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What is your favorite knife for bushcraft? It is surprising how many people have different tastes when it comes to a tool as simple as a knife. We strode out to determine the best bushcraft knife using our own experience and the input from those that do it daily. Trimming the list down to just four knives was a tall task. Most of the knives at the top ended up being full tang, drop point, flat spine blades with medium to long length to tackle all of the basic bushcraft tasks but remain versatile.
A few contenders that ended towards the top but didn’t make the list in the article below include the Ontario RAT and the Condor Bushlore. They were left off in the interest of keeping the list manageable, but we’ll go ahead and let you know they were at the top of the ‘runner up heap’. Check out how we fared on our search for the best bushcraft knife, and be sure to check back as we keep looking for the the best tools for survival: