Tops Knives Backpacker’s Bowie Fixed Blade

Jul 23, 2018

Category: Gear

While a folding knife is an excellent choice for your everyday carry, fixed blade knives are much better suited to the great outdoors. And the bowie is one of the absolute best. That being said, many of them are a bit on the gargantuan side and don’t make a ton of sense for long-form trips into the wilderness. Luckily, the folks at Tops Knives are right on top of that problem and have solved it with their Backpacker’s Bowie.

Featuring an iconic clip-point blade and classic silhouette, this USA-made knife is still built for the kinds of hard use its larger brethren excel at – especially because it is made with durable and versatile tumble-finished 1095 steel. But at 8.25 inches in length overall, this compact version is far more compatible with activities like hiking, camping, and – of course – backpacking. It also features a sturdy and lightweight Micarta handle and comes with a super-durable Kydex sheath for easy carrying on your belt or attached to your tactical backpack. The Backpacker’s Bowie can be yours now for $120.

Purchase: $120

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

The Timex 'Cola' Is A 1970s-Inspired Vintage Watch

A limited edition classic timepiece that's only available at Huckberry.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

The Complete Guide To Custom Swiss Army Knives

Everything you need to know about personalizing your SAK.

Posted By

Oct 28, 2020

Featured Image

TOPS’ ‘Storm Vector’ Knife Is A Modern-Day Interpretation Of A Classic Viking Seax

An ultra-rugged 0.25" thick, full-tang, 1095 High Carbon Steel blade.

Posted By

Oct 28, 2020

Featured Image

You Could Own NASA’s Original Gemini Training Control System

A tangible piece of Space Race history used to train 1960s astronauts.

Posted By

Oct 28, 2020

Featured Image

The 10 Best Yoga Mats

Find inner peace with these comfortable, cushioned floor pads.

Posted By

Oct 27, 2020

Featured Image

Matty Matheson Launches His First Cookware Line With A 10″ Cast Iron Pan

An artisanal model crafted alongside Toronto's Castor Design.

Posted By

Oct 27, 2020