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The new sheath stows conveniently inside the bottom of the handle:
In addition to the new bushcraft style sheath, the Freescape also comes packaged with the original style sheath in case you'd rather stick with a classic.....
As some of you may recall from RMB's "Battle of Compact Bushcraft Axes," the Gerber Camp Axe II acquitted itself surprisingly well against the top bushcraft axes from Wetterlings and Gransfors Bruks.
With the addition of the convenient bushcraft-style sheath, the Freescape/Camp Axe II ups the ante even further as a budget-priced yet high-performance bushcraft axe for the masses.
For more information visit Gerber Gear at www.gerbergear.com/Outdoor/Gear/Freescape-Hatchet_31-002536
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Jason Schwartz is the founder and senior editor of Rocky Mountain Bushcraft. He is a former Red Cross certified Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor, and has taught bushcraft and wilderness survival techniques to the Boy Scouts of America, interned with the US Forest Service, and studied wilderness survival, forestry and wildland firefighting at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, Colorado. Jason has also written for magazines such as The New Pioneer and Backpacker, including writing the "Tinder Finder" portion of Backpacker's "Complete Guide to Fire," which won a 2015 National Magazine Award (NMA). Email him at rockymountainbushcraft @ hotmail.com (without spaces)