A larger knife suitable for heavy work or outdoor activities, it features a large one-handed opening main blade that locks in the open position. Designed for hunting tasks this model also features a large curved blade with a blunted tip, known either as a Safety Blade or a Gutting Blade which is used for dressing wild game.
The very similar Ranger 57 is also known as the Hunter, but includes a corkscrew instead of the Phillips screwdriver . A later knife, the Ranger 50 also featured the gutting blade with camo scales.
- Large Main Blade - plain edge, one-handed opening
- Gutting / Safety Blade
- Wood Saw
- Cap-Lifter / Screwdriver
- Can Opener
Nylon scales, contoured in the Evo style to fit the hand. Deep checkering is molded into the thumb area on both sides, for increased grip. It is only available in black. One side carries the Wenger cross logo, along with WENGER molded into the scales. The cross logo is a push button, which, when depressed, releases the liner lock on the knife blade. Stylized outline of a deer on the scales.
Introduced with the initial 130mm Ranger series in 2007 as a member of the New Ranger Series.
There was a period of confusion in the spring/summer of 2007, when model 58 was packaged and sold in North America as the model 57. This was corrected by Wenger in the fall of 2007.
- Length: 130mm (nominal length)
- Weight: 195g
- Ranger 57 - A corkscrew replaces the Phillips screwdriver
- Ranger 50 - Removes the opener layer and awl, swaps the Phillips for a corkscrew, and features AP 'Snow' and 'Blaze' camo scales.
- Ranger 08 - The 120mm version of this model
- RangerGrip 58 Hunter - The Victorinox Delémont version of this model