Hiking companions

Travelling light through the forest with my GEK 2000 and a Vic Hiker. The big knife carries easily.

I planned on using a (discontinued) Airborne Deluxe Sheath by Blackhawk with the GEK as it fits perfectly in there, but then I found a guy who was actually willing to give me a finely made kydex sheath in exchange for the leather sheath that came with the Eickhorn knife. It´s a perfect companion now and after some initial hacking, cutting, carving and and bark shaving I came to the conclusion that those aluminium grip scales have a good ergonomic character. People either love or hate the open frame design. I guess it depends very much on your hand size in this cutlery case. A paracord lanyard is to be recommended, though.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s