Gerber® Nato Approved Folding Spade
The Gerber® Folding Spade is the finest folding shovel available, being the only one approved for use by NATO. It’s the lightest, strongest, most compact spade ever produced. Gerber's Folding Spade folds down into a compact package for easy transport. This makes it ideal for tossing in a pack, under the car seat, in a boat, or anywhere space is limited.
Key Features: Boron steel blade, Handle folds for compact storage. The Gerber® Folding Spade is perfect for firepits, water trenches and well you know, when nature calls. This highly engineered combination of nylon and steel creates the lightest and strongest spade you'll ever need to dig or pry. It's design is meant to do the job once, worry free where other shovels can't go.
This lightweight, compact shovel can go wherever you do and serve dozens of uses from digging fire pits at camp to shoveling your truck out of a snow bank. It is the only folding shovel that is NATO and U.S. military approved. The folding spade can be used as a shovel for digging or as a pick for trenching and hoeing.
Packs Flat To 9-1/2" x 2-1/5" x 6"
Lightweight & Durable
Only Folding Spade/Shovel Approved By NATO
Polymide & Boron Construction
Overall Length: 23.13''
Length Closed: 9.44''
Weight: 40.4 oz.
Blade Material: Boron Steel
Handle Material: Polyamide™ Fiberglass
Compact Storage enables it to be fitted into Hiking packs, cars and limited storage areas
Polymide handle is lightweight and durable. It does not rust or age
Spade plate constructed of Boron Steel for strength but retains lightness
Edge of spade plate can be used to hack branches and shrubbery
Locks in threee positions so that it can be used as a Pick / Hoe as well as a spade