Wenger Patagonia Series

The Wenger RangerGrip 179 Patagonian Expedition Race 120mm Since 2009 till 2011 the Wenger company was an official sponsor of the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race, and Swiss Army knives were used at this grueling race.

This adventure rally takes place in one of the most inhospitable regions on Earth and is one of the most difficult races in the world. All participants of the race have had Swiss Army knives as a part of the standard equipment.

In 2010 the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race Series of Swiss Army knives, consisting of three (130mm, 85mm and 65mm) models, was released.

In the handle (Yellow RangerGrip and EvoGrip) of each knife was embedded special non-slip rubber, with the expedition logo engraved, to increases safety, performance and efficiency.

Discontinued models.

External Reference:

Patagonian Expedition Race Web-site.


Model name Identifier
Ranger WPER
EvoGrip S18.WPER
EvoGrip 81.WPER


Since 2012 the race was renamed as Patagonian Expedition Race. And three new Swiss Army knives models were released with the accordingly changed names and logos.

Model name Identifier
RangerGrip 179.PER
EvoGrip S16.PER
EvoGrip 81.PER


From the Wenger Catalog 2010 -- Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race
Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race 2010 models
From the Wenger Catalog 2012 -- Patagonian Expedition Race
Patagonian Expedition Race 2012 models

Wenger Yellow EvoGrip S18 Patagonian Expedition Race Knife
EvoGrip S18.WPER
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