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Victorinox Mountaineer

Victorinox Mountaineer The Victorinox Mountaineer is a four layer 91mm model, and is one of the few models to include the metal saw/file without also including the wood saw.

The Mountaineer Lite adds a white LED light and inline Phillips screwdriver to the Mountaineer.
The Lite model is discontinued.

Layer Tools

Mountaineer Lite
Mountaineer Lite

Mountaineer Lite with the Chisel
Mountaineer Lite with the Chisel

The Mountaineer Lite adds:

Back Layer Tools

The Mountaineer Lite adds:

Scale Tools

The Mountaineer Lite adds:

Scales 

Mountaineer: Standard red synthetic Cellidor.
Mountaineer Lite: Sapphire blue translucent Cellidor.

Variations 

  • There is no hook on pre-1991 versions
  • Mountaineer available in a no keyring variation. Was quite common early on

History 

The Mountaineer was not very popular in North America, as it seems the metal-file/saw is not a popular tool in the smaller knives.

The Mountaineer Lite was not released in North America, and is not too common elsewhere. Originally Victorinox catalog information, and image, indicated that this model included the fine screwdriver on the back, but it appears this information was in error as several Mountaineers purchased between 2008 and 2012 contain the wood chisel on the back, some sites in Switzerland also reported this model as containing the Chisel.

Physical Specifications

  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: Mountaineer: 20.5mm;  Mountaineer Lite: 25mm
  • Weight: Mountaineer: 109.1g;  Mountaineer Lite: 124.5g

Identifiers

  • 1.3743: Mountaineer - Red Cellidor (US Model Number: 54821)
  • 1.3742: Mountaineer - Red Cellidor, no keyring
  • 1.7945.T2: Mountaineer Lite: Translucent blue

Related Knives 

  • Grand Prix - Earlier model: replaces the corkscrew with a Phillips in the Mountaineer
  • Clipper - Removes the scissors from the Mountaineer
  • Huntsman and Huntsman Lite - Wood saw replaces the metal saw
  • Trail Guide - Replaces the small blade with combo-tool and removes opener-layer, no reamer
  • Expedition Lite - Adds wood saw, and electronic altimeter/barometer functions to the Mountaineer Lite
Created by stressmaster5000. Last Modification: Sunday 01 of September, 2019 01:39:42 CEST by Huntsman.

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