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5 Best Camp Axes

Every outdoorsman needs a great camp axe. Providing a good in between a splitting axe and a hatchet a camping axe is perfect for chopping wood while also being easy to carry. Below is a list of our 5 most popular camp axes, you can check out all axes here.
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Estwing Camper's All Steel Axe 4" Stainless Steel Blade 26" Overall Length Nylon Vinyl Handle Blue

The 26" Camper's Axe is the ideal axe for camping, hunting and farm use. It has a forged steel head with Estwing's patented Shock Reduction Grip. The 4" cutting edge makes deeper faster cuts and easier chopping. Each axe comes with a heavy duty nylon sheath.

 

What Customers Are Saying

good light long handle axe

I loaned mine years ago to a friend and never got it back. I needed a light axe for limbing and other light duty on the place and snapped this one up when Midway put it on their weekly sale flier. I sharpened it up a bit and used it limbing a large downed silver maple limb almost right away. Works better than I remember for the first one. However, if planning on felling large trees are hacking through a lot of large limbs, a heavier axe might be a better choice, or a second required tool.
- Nic, 11/20/2018 Shop Now
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Adler Canoe Axe 19.5" Handle

The Adler Canoe Axe is designed with a great deal of utility in mind, whether traversing the waters or when out in the backcountry on foot. For fire-making, it is the perfect companion for producing kindling as well as for harvesting and spitting wood. Additionally, it is portable enough to be an all-purpose tool in the backcountry when clearing a way or keeping a trail or bank access open.

Features

  • Leather sheath included
  • Black anti-slip paint on handle
  • Ergonomically curved handle
  • Replacement sheath sold separately (Product 556732)

What Customers Are Saying

A great little axe!

This isn't a hatchet: it's a small axe that bats way out of its league! It will not only de limb a tree, but will tackle trees up to 4 inches in diameter. Well made and very sharp. If you are looking for a tool that carries like a hatchet, but acts like an axe, this one is perfect. A quality tool!
- Darrell, 7/23/2022 Shop Now
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Hults Bruk Tibro Carpenter Axe 20" Handle

The Hults Bruk Tibro Carpenter Axe offers a hand forged axe head that is made from Swedish steel in a foundry that his been in operation since 1697. Hults Bruk uses hickory wood for a strong, reliable handle that is made to last.

Features

  • Create with special techniques to make the head more dense
  • Includes a leather sheath
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4

Cold Steel Hudson Bay Camp Axe 1055 Carbon Steel Blade 27" Overall Length Hickory Handle

The Cold Steel Hudson Bay Camp Axe is faithful to historical examples stretching back over 100 years. Sized to be convenient to carry on every outdoor adventure, it’s an essential tool you won’t want to go into the woods without. Best of all, it features our ground breaking clamp-like locking mechanism which is so ruggedly hard to “pull off” that it doubles the industry standard! Additionally, it’s possible to change out a broken handle in less than two minutes. What’s more, if you’re caught in the wilderness, a field-expedient replacement handle can be improvised from nearly any piece of wood available.

Features

  • 1055 Carbon Head
  • American Hickory Handle
  • 27" Overall Length
  • 1 lb. 7.5 oz
  • 4 1/8" Cutting Edge Length

 

 

 

What Customers Are Saying

Save your money

Typical clunky cold steel handle and a badly finished edge.Unlike their claim of "easy to change in the wilderness" there is No Way to change the handle without a hex wrench and a drill.Necessary tools Not Included.
- KennyR, 3/13/2022

About Cold Steel

Cold Steel has pioneered new materials and designs that have helped shape the world of modern knives, edged weapons and tools, from the introduction of checkered Kraton® handles and the "Americanized" Tanto blade, to the innovation of the new San Mai III® blade steel, and game-changing, new, locking mechanisms. As we look to the future, Cold Steel will bring new levels of strength, safety and performance to the market, providing products that you can rely on -- Anytime, Anywhere!

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Boker Plus Appalachian Axe 4.13" 1095 Blade Hickory Handle

The Boker Plus Appalachian Axe features a Rhenish-shaped axe head made of 1055 carbon steel, a choice that represents an above-average carbon content and material standard even for quality axes. The universally designed blade thickness is equally suitable for felling and splitting. The lower tip (heel) of the 10.7 cm long cutting edge can be used as a turning nose for pieces of wood. The material is protected against rust by a protective lacquer. The versatile weight of 600g was chosen for the heads of both axes. For the handles, the best long-fiber breaking American hickory is used, which is far superior to European ash in breaking elasticity and shock load resistance. The handles are double wedged with a wooden wedge and steel sleeve.

Features

  • Long-fiber American hickory
  • Lanyard
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