We expect a ton of you are headed to your favorite camping area this weekend. You’ve got ropes to cut, tinder to make, and meals to cook. A well-suited knife will make all these things easier and probably save a few headaches in the long run. Let’s take a look at a few quality camping knives, each with different prices and unique benefits, that are sure to make you a happy camper.

The Tops Knives Cochise is an excellent choice. This thing is durable and can stand up to some seriously tough work. It features a 1095 carbon steel blade with a tactical gray finish. The handle scales are made from black linen micarta and have finger grooves for amazing grip. It comes with a Kydex sheath with a belt clip attachment. Tops Knives are known for their excellent tactical/outdoor knives, so you can’t go wrong with the Cochise. It costs less than $145.

quality camping knivesTops Knives Cochise Details

  • 1095 Carbon Steel, Tactical Gray Finish
  • 4.5″ Hunters Point
  • Full Tang
  • Black Linen Micarta Handle
  • Lanyard Hole
  • Kydex Sheath
  • 10.1 oz.
  • 9.75″ Overall
  • Made in the USA

Next up is the Mora Eldris. This is the smallest knife on the list, but don’t let that fool you, it can stand with the rest of ‘em. This simple knife features a 2.32” 12C27 stainless steel blade that is especially useful for carving down wood and more precision cutting. The grippy TPE rubber handle comes in a variety of colors that make this knife easy to spot if dropped somewhere in the woods. It includes a durable polymer sheath. It all starts just around 25 bucks. Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced user, the Eldris is perfect for just about everyone.

quality camping knivesMora Eldris Details

  • 12C27 Stainless Steel, Satin Finish
  • 2.32″ Clip Point Blade
  • TPE Rubber Handle
  • Lanyard Hole
  • Polymer Sheath
  • 2.82 oz.
  • 5.625″ Overall
  • Made in Sweden

The Remington Sportsman rounds out the list as our most affordable knife. This all-purpose fixed blade knife features a satin finish 420J2 stainless steel drop point blade and a slim TPR handle. This knife has an amazing grip. It’s an excellent option if you know you’ll be spending time in damp/wet environments. The 4.3″ drop point blade is suited for most cutting work. It comes with a polypropylene sheath with a belt loop. The Sportsman is very affordable at less than $20.

quality camping knivesRemington Sportsman Details

  • 420J2 Stainless Steel, Satin Finish
  • 4.3″ Drop Point Blade
  • Thermoplastic Rubber Handle
  • Polypropylene Sheath
  • 4.7 oz.
  • 9.3″ Overall

No matter the budget, there are quality camping knives available and these three choices are a great place to start. To get one of these for yourself just click any link in the article or simply click the button below. Happy camping.

All images courtesy of Smoky Mountain Knife Works – smkw.com.