Melissa Miller (MelissaBackwoods)

I test and review interesting knives gear
Also a passionate mountain biker and hiker
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USA Made feature! Ill get some beauty shots off of this one later - knife link in bio today. Oh man I had a fun time slicing stuff with this one! The Meanstreak by@SharpsBros is a 100% USA-made frame lock folder that features a titanium handle and MagnaCut steel blade.I ran it through some rounds...
Testing out my new @ripton_co Jorts and MAN they we comfy on this hike through Smoky Mountain Nat Park! This hike was through the other Laurel Falls in Smoky Mountain Nat Park. This hike was a bit shorter of a hike than the Laurel Falls Fork hike, but much more gentle on my injury. By the way, I ...
You can get this this one for 10% off at the with discount code MBACKWOODS(the code also works on any knife on the site) - link in my bio. The Lee Williams Kickstop is an innovative mechanism that drives to the blade when flipped and then disappears when the blade is open. A Kickst...
Kickstarter link is in my bio! The full review of the new @artisancutlery Boa is up on my YouTube but I uploaded it here so yall dont have to bounce around Watch the video for all the details! This is definitely one of my new favorite models, a modern take on an EDC with beautiful aesthetics, pri...
What a hike! Laurel Falls Trail, Smoky Mountain National park. Since I am recovering from an injury, Ive been trying to take it easy with some hiking rather than the usual mountain biking. My research indicated that this was a 1.5 mile hike but it ended up being around 5 1/2 miles and moderately ...
Today, @crkt_knives released a USA-Made model, Redemption in collaboration with Hogue Knives. Designed by Cutlery Hall-of-Famer Ken Onion, this folding knife has design elements inspired by the iconic gambler knives of the old west (its based on his Deadmans Hand custom). Onion has released count...
Beautiful hike along House Mountain, TN! The way up was a good challenge and we just missed the thunderstorms (you can see them in the background). I came to TN to ride my bike but my back has been tweaking out from a bulging disc as of recently. This means more hiking and less biking for now hi...
Photo dump: More Colombia adventures from last week. The first photo and second are taken in Comuna 13. Not too long ago, this area was considered the most dangerous area in Medellin, which at the time was itself the most dangerous city in the world Tourists would never venture here. In the past ...
Black or green? The new @tektoknives Spry Out the Front knife, Video + more info on this one incoming tmrw!(slide right for more views)Blade Length: 3.50 (89mm)Blade Material: S35VNHandle Length: 4.90 (125mm)Handle Material: 6061-T6 AluminumOpen Length: 8.60 (219mm)Blade Hardness: 60-62Weight: 3...
Strongest folder I currently own? The t1000 by Reate Knives has 3 points of contact and a whole lote of steel (10.9 ounces!). Is it way overbuilt? Yes. Is it fun and different? Absolutely. They are not for sale currently, but are up for pre-order at Knife Center, preorder link in my bio @melissab...
late on posting this but This was the apartment view at night while we were in Medelln, it was such a treat getting to enjoy this view at night @aarondrewoficial thank you for being such a gracious host as always! #colombia #medellin