If you're looking to do some hiking in some seriously unwelcome areas then it might be an idea to take one of these sturdy axes along with you to get you through some of the tougher parts of the trail. Also perfect for chopping up firewood for those cold nights where you can huddle around the campfire with the guitar and sing some old-timey tunes.
Gransfors Bruks Mini Hatchet 410
Estwing Sportsman's Axe 12" 381412
Buck Knives Compadre Camp Axe 0106WAS-B
Benchmade Knife Company, Inc. Griptilian Serrated Knife 551SBK