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Five Best Gerber Camping Axes For Reliable Cutting Performance Outdoors

Updated on October 29, 2010

Before you step out into your outdoor excursion, be sure to check if you’ve got all you need with your camping tools and camping may involve cutting some wood for the campfire. For this purpose, you need a camping axe that will provide you with great cutting power and sturdy handles to save you time, effort and away from accidents. If you haven’t found quite the perfect camping axes for your maximum convenience for camp work, this is something that will help you find what you want and need and introducing: the Gerber brand of camping axes.

When it comes to sharp and hardy cutting tools, one of the leading and most trusted brands in the market is Gerber. Since 1939, Gerber has been producing quality blades that have been the choice of outdoorsmen for reliable performance. It uses such durable materials as polymer fiberglass and Kraton rubber for handles, high carbon stainless steel for blades. Polymer fiberglass is virtually unbreakable and transmits a minimal amount of shock, while Kraton rubber gives you a more secure grip to prevent your blades from slipping from your hold and causing you awful accidents. On the other hand, carbon stainless steel is known as a very hard metal that will not easily bend or break. When it comes to axes, Gerber makes them with forged heads for greater strength and longer sharpness.

So if you’re looking for winner camping axes that will help you get through any cutting chore with less effort, go for Gerber camping axes. Here are some great camping axes worth taking a look at.

Gerber 45905 CampAxe With Sheath
Gerber 45905 CampAxe With Sheath

Gerber 45905 CampAxe With Sheath

This camping axe is perfect for any outdoorsman because of its light weight and dependable blade. Its Swedish forged head is made of rust resistant and virtually unbreakable stainless steel that will help you with wood cutting and other purposes applicable in any weather and condition. Its head is also specially made to resist dulling so you don’t have to sharpen it over and over again just to get optimum cutting power. The handle that is made of polymer fiberglass has a cast around the head and this transfers the least shock possible for extra convenience. This axe measures 1.5 feet long and comes with a ballistic nylon sheath that makes it easy to carry and store along with your other camping tools.

Gerber 22-41420 Gator Combo Axe II
Gerber 22-41420 Gator Combo Axe II

Gerber 22-41420 Gator Combo Axe II

The Gerber 22-41420 Gator Combo Axe II features a sturdy forged head made of stainless steel.  It resists corrosion, splits materials easily and stays sharp longer compared to your ordinary axes. This camping axe also features a handle that’s made of glass-filled nylon that won’t break even with heavy cutting and strong hits. It also has a gator grip that allows you to have a more secure hold on it to prevent accidents. It measures only 15.16 inches and it is lightweight so it’s perfect for any backpacker who wants to be prepared for anything in the outdoors. This comes with a ballistic nylon sheath too so you can carry it easily or safely store it in your camping bag along with your other camping tools.

Gerber 42763 Splitting Axe
Gerber 42763 Splitting Axe

Gerber 42763 Splitting Axe

This camping axe is specially engineered to be balanced in order to provide you with better convenience when it comes to cutting tasks so you get them done with less effort and surer strikes. It’s got a head made of forged stainless steel that won’t rust and will stay sharp for a longer time than most axes. You can use this with confidence anywhere in the outdoors whatever weather comes your way. It features a handle made of glass-filled nylon that won’t break even with strong impacts and will provide you with a secure hold for safer wielding. This high-performance camping axe measures only a little over two feet (28.46 inches) and weighs lightly so it’s easy to bring along on trips where you’ll be cutting a lot of wood.

Gerber 45912 Back Axe with Sheath
Gerber 45912 Back Axe with Sheath

Gerber 45912 Back Axe with Sheath

Like its high quality Gerber brothers, this camping axe is specially made with a balanced weight that makes for efficient and more convenient performance. Its head is made of forged stainless steel that’s incredibly hard, rust-proof and ever-sharp. It will take quite a long time before this needs re-sharpening because it’s specially made with a long-lasting cutting edge. Whatever the condition and the weather, this axe will prove as a very handy companion for your camping cutting tasks. Its handle is made of glass-filled nylon which is resistant to damages and is even unbreakable so you can strike your aim with confidence. This camping axe is very lightweight and measures only about 9 inches which makes it very easy to store in your backpack or duffel bag along with your camping tools. It also comes with a protective nylon sheath to boot.

Gerber 42730 Extra Large
Gerber 42730 Extra Large

This extra large axe can be most reliable when you need extra power for your cutting because its head is a forged steel that offers superior edge-retention and has a Polymid fiberglass handle that permanently secure its head. It also comes with a 3/4 encasement for safety when you want to tuck it away for a while. With such power, it is so light and easy to swing so users call it the no-nonsense axe. It is perfectly balanced and always have efficient impacts on anything where you will use it. This superb axe will last for years in your possession and it will stay reliable especially on emergencies where you need a durable and reliable axe. What more is that it is covered by Gerber's limited lifetime warranty so even if you happen to break it, you will be assured that Gerber will take care of it for you.

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