The all stainless steel "u-dig-it folding hand shovel" a big step up from the ubiquitous plastic backpacker's trowel, weight (6 oz., plus the included ballistic nylon belt case). The handle of the u-dig-it folds into the blade for compact storage, 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 inches maximum This is a very sturdy hand trowel that will stand up to a lot of punishment, just what you want for survival use. this is a substantially better tool than the plastic trowel and the Rolls Royce of trowels. A Must For
* Prospectors * Hunters * Boaters * Gardeners * Campers * Scouters * Pet Owners * Hikers * Fishermen * Rockhounders * Skiers
Some suggested uses:
Clearing rocks and debris from tent/sleeping area.
Digging a small campfire pit, then use it to clean up the campsite.
Trail maintenance - such as filling holes, diverting washouts.
Survival situations as needed - use as a reflector for signaling.