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Chinese Shovel Replaces All Your Outdoor Gear

From digging to climbing to grappling to...digging, this Chinese military does it all

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Move over, Swiss Army knife—meet the Chinese Army Shovel. What looks like a simple shovel can actually do everything from carving a climbing route to opening your post-hike beer. Oh, and it digs like hell, too: Prepare to see the most furious digging of your entire life.

“Function show!”

While the grappling hook idea is neat, I can’t help but notice that they don’t actually show anyone putting their weight on the shovel mid-climb. Wonder why that is…

—Ted Alvarez

via The Goat