The ultimate knife for canoe trippingA knife is one of the most versatile and useful tools you can have on a canoe trip. But not all knives are created equal, and you need one that's specifically designed for the rigors of the river and backcountry.
Why is a shoulder mounted knife superior?When it comes to whitewater rafting or kayaking, having a knife readily available in case of an emergency is critical. However, the standard lash tab for mounting a knife on most personal flotation devices (PFDs) is often in a less-than-ideal location that can greatly interfere with climbing back into a raft after a swim.
The importance of carrying a knife when whitewater rafting or kayaking.
When it comes to whitewater rafting or kayaking, having the right gear and equipment can make all the difference in staying safe and having a good time. One item that is often overlooked, but equally important, is a knife.
Here are some of the key reasons why you should always carry a knife on your personal flotation device (PFD) when engaging in these water sports.