Knives that weigh 2 ounces (56g) or less.
The first hiking knife I purchase was the Mini Buck but I traded up to a Gerber 06050. The mini buck is perfect for a key ring but the slightly larger Gerber is easier to hold for my hand and a better feel for not a lot of additional weight.
|Buck Knives Mini Buck||1 ounce (28 g)
Blade Length: 1 7/8″ (4.8 cm)
|Columbia River Delilah’s P.E.C.K||It weighs less than 1 oz. and is only 2.625 inches long when closed. Blade 1.75″|
|EKA Compact||Sandvik stainless blade is about 2 1/4″ long and .075″ thick. The knife is about 3 1/2″ closed.
Weighs < 1 1/2 ounces
|Gerber 06050||Overall Length: 4.62″
Blade Length: 1.96″
Closed Length: 2.65″
Weight: 0.6 oz.
Lock Mechanism: Lock-back
Blade Style: Drop Point Blade
Material: 420HC Stainless Steel Blade
|Gerber 6009||Brought to market back in 1980 by Pete Gerber.
Overall Length: 6.1-Inch,
Length Closed: 3.61-Inch,
Length of Blade: 2.63-Inch,
Weight: 1-1/5-Ounce. While a little heavier than the 06050 it has the utility of being a bit larger.
|Kershaw Ken Onion Chive||2 inch blade
3 inch closed length
weighs 1.9 oz (54g)
|Smith & Wesson Little Pal||Blade Length: 2.28″
Steel: 440C Stainless Steel
Weight: 1oz (28g)
|SpyderCo Salt 1||Overall Length: 7 in.
Length of Blade: 4 in.
Model: Salt 1
Weight: 2 oz. (57g)
|Victorinox Swiss Army Classic||There are heaps to choose from…|