Whether you're hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, canoeing, backcountry skiing, or simply pitching a tent next to your car at a dusty KOA, your adventure kit needs to include a trusty pocket knife. Chuck one in your backpack, and glove box, and leave it there (along with a headlamp, and maybe some Duct Tape) so it's always handy. A good outdoor pocket knife is compact, durable, and lightweight.
The Redstone has all the trappings of a typical folding knife: a blade (this one's 2.5 inches, made of Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel, and partially serrated), a lock (an ambidextrous slide lock in this case), and a handle.
That's where the Redstone takes its own route; its handle's grip is divided into multiple parts that The James Brand calls islands, which were inspired by climbing holds. They simultaneously provide new places to perch your fingers and a totally unique look. The climbing-inspired design came in part from a collaboration with climber and photographer Savannah Cummins, who also had input into the new knife's overall size and look.
The Redstone also comes with a paracord lanyard and a formed wire pocket clip to help keep it secure when you aren't cutting rope, repairing gear, breaking into a brick of cheddar, or whatever else your adventures might require a blade for.