True Utility Framework £20 trueutility.com
The True Utility's open-framed construction lets you see where everything's stashed in this crafty tool.
Victorinox Tomo £20 victorinox.com
More Ray-Ban than Ray Mears, this Red Dot Design-award winning knife is nifty, non-threatening and small enough to be really useful.
Switch Multitool £80 firebox.com
By removing the axles at either end, you can add or remove tools from this modular knife, creating a personalised toolset.
Wenger Ueli Steck Special Edition Knife £110 wenger.ch
A solid titanium, 16-function tool designed by one of the greatest mountaineers ever to set crampon to ice.
Leatherman Sidekick £50 leatherman.com
This affordable offering from the original multitool manufacture packs in 15 tools and has a solid, high-quality heft to it.
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