The 10 Best Survival Knives

Updated July 20, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Packed with features like blade sharpeners, fire starters, compasses, whistles, flashlights, window breakers, seatbelt cutters, and more, these survival knives are must-have gear for campers, hikers, EMTs, and military personnel. They let you carry a veritable arsenal of tools in a compact and lightweight package that won't slow you down. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best survival knife on Amazon.

10. Survivor HK-217

9. Maxam SKJSK

8. Coleman 16-Inch CM2013

7. BlizeTec BT985LE

6. OutNowTech Vantage Multi-Purpose

5. Gerber Prodigy Serrated Edge

4. BlizeTec 5-in-1

3. Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate

2. StatGear 99416 Surviv-All

1. CDS-Survival MOVA-58

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Last updated on July 20, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.

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