Axes and hatchets are far more efficient and useful in the wilderness. You can achieve much more with them in comparison with survival knives, for example. They can be used to chop wood, to speed up the game preparation, to hunt, etc. It has been scientifically proven that pre-historic humanoids who used axes and hatchets were more advanced and had better hunting skills, in comparison to those who used knives only.

After all, as an active survivalist, hiker or trekker you need to be aware that axes, hatchets, and tomahawks can bring you far ahead your enemies and give you an advantage when it comes to hunting.

Here we’ve compiled a list of the best survival axes and hatchets you can find currently available on the market. They will help you in any emergency situation when you need to break some wooden pieces after a tornado or chop wood or logs during your journey into the wild. In whichever situation you find yourself, the axe will be an invaluable item in your inventory.

List of the best survival axes available on the market

SOG Base camp axes

This axe could be seen as an average product with average performance. It’s not very heavy and also, not as large as most truly reliable axes. It’s a definitely more economical choice, and can even be taken along to a hiking expedition (hence the name ‘Base camp’). It weighs 2 pounds and 1 ounce and isn’t very long. The head top is flattened so that you can switch from an axe to a hammer with a single flip of the axe. Some customers find the edge a bit blunt even right out of the box and believe it needs substantial sharpening to deliver the best results.

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