Helle Alden Knife Giveaway ::Winner Announced::

Helle Alden Bushcraft Knife

I’m giving away a beautiful Helle Alden bushcraft knife worth $100 to one lucky reader. The Alden has a razor sharp non-laminated blade made from Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel and gorgeous curly birch handle with stainless steel fittings. It comes with a genuine leather pouch style sheath. This is a straight forward giveaway (the first […]

Helle Elg Knife – Father’s Day Giveaway


The Limited Edition Elg (Elk) knife from Helle of Norway was designed with Father’s Day in mind. It’s not a model that’s going to be around forever and thanks to my very good friends at Sport Hansa, the US distributor for Helle Knives, I have a brand new boxed Elg knife to giveaway to one […]

Dokka | Helle’s First Folding Knife in 80 Years


For 80 years, Helle of Norway has operated exclusively as a fixed-blade knife manufacturer. Folding knives simply never fit in with their strict quality standards. However, this Spring that is about to change with the (upcoming) release of the Dokka, Helle’s first folding knife. The Dokka will feature their signature triple-laminated, razor sharp stainless steel […]

Win a Helle Harding Knife & Pay it Forward…

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Would you like to win a free Helle Harding knife and help out another backpacker in the process? Well here is your chance. The next piece of gear from my closet that I’m going to give away is this gorgeous Norweigen Helle Harding (5oz) knife worth over $100. All you have to do to win […]

Helle Harding Knife Review

The Helle Harding knife is a pleasure to look at and a pleasure to use. I’ve wanted to get my hands on a Helle knife for quite some time after reading and hearing very good things about them, I’m glad I was finally able to. The Helle Knife company has been hand crafting knives since […]

Gear reviews in progress

Here’s a sneak peak of some pieces of gear that I am in the process of reviewing.  From left to right: Terra Nova Laser 20L ultralight pack, Helle Harding hand-made bushcraft knife, and the Terra Nova Bothy 2 superlite emergency shelter. Laser 20L: One of the lightest fully featured packs of it’s size currently available. […]