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The Hiker

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Introducing the versatile Hiker, a medium-sized fixed blade carry knife designed for a wide range of tasks. Available in Tanto, Wharncliffe, and Pikal blade profiles, the Hiker features heavy jimping for improved grip and an unchamfered notch for striking a ferro rod on both the Tanto and Wharncliffe blades. With various handle scales and sheath options to choose from, it offers customization to suit your preferences.

Specifications:

  • Overall Length:

    • Tanto: 7.6"
    • Wharncliffe: 7.6"
    • Pikal: 7.3"
  • Blade Length:

    • Tanto: 3.5"
    • Wharncliffe: 3.375"
    • Pikal: 3"
  • Blade Thickness: 3/16"

Blade Steel and Finish:

  • AEB-L:

    • Finish: Tumbled
    • Features: Razor sharp edge, easy to sharpen, excellent stainless steel with rust resistance (not as tough as other options)
  • CPM 3v:

    • Finish: Nitride
    • Features: Very tough steel, excellent edge retention, wear resistance, some rust resistance with nitride finish (requires occasional rust preventative oil)
  • Magnacut:

    • Finish: Tumbled
    • Features: Newcomer stainless steel with excellent toughness, edge retention, wear resistance, and corrosion resistance, heat treated to 62-64 HRc with cryogenic treatment for maximum performance 
  • 80crv2:

    • Finish: Black oxide
    • Features: Excellent toughness, easy to sharpen, good edge retention, cost-effective (requires rust preventative maintenance)
  • 20cv:
    • Finish: Tumbled
    • Features: Stainless steel with good toughness and edge retention, as well as outstanding wear resistance, and corrosion resistance, heat treated to 59-60 HRc with cryogenic treatment for maximum performance 

Experience the Hiker, a reliable companion for various outdoor adventures, with different blade styles, durable steel options, and customizable features to meet your specific needs.

 

A note on sheath orientation.

- Wharncliffes and Tantos are set up with the sharp edge facing backwards on the side of the body of the selected orientation, and the grips facing in the same direction

- Pikals are set up with the blade facing backwards but the grip facing forward, as it is meant to be used with the blade towards you with your thumb over the butt of the knife.

- DCC and Ulticlips are mounted on the outside of the sheath so that the sheath is oriented inside the waistband or inside the pocket.

- Index Ultimate Belt Attachments are mounted on the inside of the sheath so that it can be used on the outside of a belt.