There is one piece of gear we all need out on the trail and that’s a good knife. That can be a fixed blade or the more convenient EVERYDAY CARRY FOLDER. Here’s a look at 6 great options for your next adventure.


SOG – AEGIS AT – Forest and Moss

Everyday carry

This Everyday Carry knife is designed for outdoor users, Aegis AT features rapid assisted opening with SOG’s innovative ambidextrous AT-XR Lock with an ergonomic handle and grip pattern for comfortable use. Aegis AT is easy to carry, with a highly functional 3.1″ cryogenically heat-treated D2 steel blade. Its powerful XR locking mechanism also features solid built-in blade locking safety and spine-mounted safety system. The next evolution of the legendary Aegis. TAP Value Choice

  • Length Open: 8.14″
  • Length Closed: 5.01″
  • Weight: 4.4.oz
  • Price: $67.99


Benchmade – Adamis

Everyday carry

Reliability done right. The new 275 Adamas® tactical everyday carry folding knife brings in-hand comfort to the forefront with a tank-like construction you can trust your life with. Carefully redesigned to lighten your load, while continuing to deliver unrivaled performance throughout hard-use applications; the toughest just got tougher. TAP EDITOR’S CHOICE

  • Length Open: 8.93″
  • Length Closed: 3.82″
  • Weight: 6.45 oz
  • Price: $280


Toor Knives – Chasm

Everyday carry

The Chasm folding knife was designed as an everyday carry companion that has a much smaller footprint. This version features a blade made from premium CPM 154 steel, with a natural stone finish. The iconic recurve edge allows for multiple cutting points with smooth transitions, creating a seamless razor edge. The Chasm rides on phosphor bronze washers for a smooth, controlled action.

The handles, hardware, and ambidextrous pocket clip on this midsize frame lock folding knife are all constructed from 6al-4v titanium to ensure longevity and toughness. A standard 1/4” hole at the rear of the knife allows you to add your favorite lanyard or bead. Every component of this blade is made in-house at Toor Knives, here in San Diego, CA.

  • Length Open: 7.25″
  • Length Closed: 4.0″
  • Weight: 3.4.oz
  • Price: $200



Everyday carry

Leggaro means light in Italian.  High performance car makers went to Italy to fine tune their high performance cars, but we were already there.  Our famous hard use folder engineered, tweaked, tuned and perfected into an ultra light, ultra strong, all Titanium alloy flipper.L

The blade steel is Bohler Uddenholm M390 Clean Steel.  The bearings are specifically tuned IKBS, the hardware is DPx Gear’s exclusive American 7/64 hex.

Imagine everything you wanted in a hard use folder, but lighter, faster, and, well…sexier.  When your EDC needs to be ultra light, ultra strong and DPx Gear.

  • Length Open: 7.63″
  • Length Closed: 4.48″
  • Weight: 4.35 oz
  • Price: $350


Terrain 365 – Otter Flip – AT Ti

Everyday carry

The Terrain 365 Otter Flip-AT is a fast, flipper action, compact, framelock folder featuring our rustproof, edge-holding Terravantium™ blade. “AT” means this folder is built for “All Terrains” and impervious to rust. Like its animal namesake, this pocket knife is equally at home in the water or on land. Available with titanium handles. 
With a similar profile as our Otter Slipjoint, the Otter Flip-AT uses a contemporary flipper tab to quickly open the blade and a 100% rustproof, nonferrous, nonmagnetic All Terrain construction with a billet titanium contoured framelock handle, titanium hardware, pocket clip, and ceramic bearings. Editor’s Comment: Beautifully made knife

  • Length Open: 6.9375″
  • Length Closed: 3.9375
  • Weight: 3.01 oz
  • Price: $329


Gerber – Flatiron – Micarta

Everyday carry

This everyday carry pocket knife is built for utility with a cleaver blade in a folding application. The FlatIron pocket folder features a robust 3.6 inch blade, a textured micarta handle, and a sturdy frame lock design. The reverse curvature of the knife’s spine keeps knuckles away from the cutting surface, allowing the user to cut and chop with precision.

  • Length Open: 8.4″
  • Length Closed: 4.4″
  • Weight: 3.9 oz
  • Price: $57


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Raised in beautiful but rainy England, Andy moved to the sunny climes of Southern California in 1995 and hasn’t looked back since. Two and half decades working in the outdoor, bike and surf industries has given him a thirst for adventure and living life without a ceiling. When not working on the website, he can be found surfing Californian beaches, or in remote mountain or desert areas, either primitive camping, mountain biking or embarking upon vehicle assisted adventure in the backcountry with one of The Adventure Portal rigs.