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Those wire saws work extremely well. Take a bit longer due to knots, but very very light. Adds nothing to your pack.Daryl wrote:An axe is way too much work to cut chunks of wood off any way. A wire saw should do the trick well at a fraction of the size and weight.
Is it just me - but I suddenly never EVER want to accidentally run into Plummer150 on the trail on a dark night.plummer150 wrote:I prefer the machete. An axe is too much. A machete is perfect to carry and perfect for just about anything......
Really saw a group with 2 Dutch Ovens & a rather large saw going into Havasu Falls 2 years ago. They were not the scouts or any trail crew...Why would you need 2 Dutch Ovens ?Lizard wrote:I carry an axe on all my backpacking trips. It hangs on the left side of my pack, to counterbalance the weight of the iron Dutch Oven hanging from the right side of my pack.