Gerber brand has a long list of quality survival tools and this one of the best. They've teamed up with one of the best outdoors men "Bear Grylls" him self. His name is all over this 14" angled blade(Machete) that's ideal for clearing brush or tree limbs. The robust high carbon steel blade enhances the strength and is corrosion resistance. Has a very ergonomic textured rubber grip, a lanyard cord for more security, and a nylon sheath that is mildew resistant. Overall length is 15.08" and weights in at only 13.6 oz. with the sheath.