- It can cut a road-blocking tree into sections that you can drag out of the way.
- It can easily split the rib cage of a big animal like an elk, or disjoint same. A small axe can also skin a deer with ease.
- It can cut firewood into manageable lengths, then split it. And if it's as sharp as it should be, it can create a fuzz stick to start a fire.
- It can pound tent pegs into the ground.
- It can settle a camp argument in a twinkling, although there may be complications afterward.