Gerber Gear Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade Knife
Gerber Gear Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade Knife

Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade

Item: # 31-001901

In the wild you need to depend on your knife. This full tang, fine edge fixed blade gives you peace of mind with a beefy rubberized handle and an over sized bolster, a military-grade sheath keeps it close at hand. Multiple survival features seal the deal.



    • Overall Length: 10“ (25.4cm)
    • Blade Length: 4.8“ (12.2cm)
    • Weight: 13.7 oz. (388.4g) with Sheath
    • Steel Type: 9Cr19MoV
    • Handle Material: TPE Overmold
    • Full-tang, premium stainless steel construction for durability
    • Ergonomic, non-slip rubber grip for comfortable, precise handling
    • Lashing holes in handle
    • Military-grade, mildew-resistant nylon sheath
    • Pull-through carbide sharpener in sheath, for guaranteed sharpness
    • Built-in fire starter rod in watertight holder
    • Lanyard with loud emergency whistle
    • Bear Grylls “Priorities of Survival” Pocket Guide
    • Backed by Gerber’s Lifetime Warranty
  • Warranty

Ask Bear Grylls or anyone who has survived a serious scrape in the outdoors and they will say your brain is your most important survival tool. Your attitude, instincts and knowledge of the back-country are what will keep you alive when everything else fails. But to put those instincts to work building a shelter, starting a fire or finding food, that brain needs a sharp, dependable knife.

The Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade combines Gerber’s decades of knife making experience with Bear Grylls’ survival skills to create a survival knife that’s everything you need and nothing more. It leaves clever to the other gear in your backpack because clever usually means fancy features and moving parts that can bend, break, jam or get lost when you need them most.


The 4.8-inch fine edge, drop-point blade can go straight from hacking firewood to delicately filleting a trout. Its premium grade stainless steel construction means you’ll never see rust or corrosion as you pull it from its sheath. The blade will also keep its edge longer between sharpening. With an updated full tang construction, you can be sure this is a tool that won’t fail you even after hard use.


At 13.7 ounces in weight and 10 inches in total length, this knife feels solid and balanced in the hand. A large, textured, rubberized handle gives you a solid grip in any condition and an oversized bolster where the handle meets the blade keeps your hand from slipping toward the blade as you lean into your cut.


Along with flawlessly performing all the essential duties of a knife, like slicing, chopping and filleting, this knife is packed with survival features. The stainless steel pommel at the base of the handle can serve as a hammer. With two holes in the handle, the knife can be lashed to a stick to create a spear. And the lanyard cord with emergency whistle helps you keep track of the knife and provides a loud emergency signal should potential rescuers be within earshot.


Just like the knife it protects, the sheath on the Ultimate Pro Fixed Blade reveals a few useful surprises in its military-grade, mildew-resistant package. A built-in fire starter rod sits snug in a watertight holder. Pair that with the cutout notch on the blade’s top edge and the ferrocerium rod produces a shower of fire-igniting sparks. A pull-through carbide sharpener is integrated into the sheath, so you can make sure your blade stays sharp. And, for refreshing your outdoor knowledge before things get dicey, a waterproof version of Bear’s “Priorities of Survival” Pocket Guide is stashed into the protective pocket on the back.


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  • 4
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  • 4
  • |MAR 30, 2017
  • |BY: Reviewer1 , Good knife. Needs better sheath.

nothing bad to say about the knife expect that maybe the handle should be thicker to fill the hand better. Also, needs a better sheath like the Gerber's strong arm. Now that's what a good sheath should be. I would like to see this knife made in the US, with better steel S30V, Cpm154, or even 420HC. with a better sheath. And yes, I'd pay more for it.

  • 5
  • |NOV 21, 2016
  • |BY: Tactical_11-15 , Great knife!

This knife is amazing.It was razor sharp right out of the box. The ferro rod is really hard to take out of the sheath. And the spine of my knife is peeling I guess.but everything else about the knife is great

  • 5
  • |OCT 12, 2016
  • |BY: Kheir Ellah Berzig , Best Knife ever seen !

This is the best survival knife .

  • 4
  • |JUN 22, 2016
  • |BY: Lee , Unsung Hero

I have owned this for about a year and I really think that this is not only one of Gerber's better knives, but also one of the better knives out there period. The knife gets 5 stars easy, but I had some initial trouble with the sheath. Gerber replaced it no problem, but it's still not the greatest sheath. The extra features on it are nice to have, though.
This blade will hold an edge almost indefinitely with normal use and only needs touching up after hard use.
Do yourself a favor if you're new to sharpening quality steel and really research how to do it right or invest in some diamond sharpeners to make your life easy.
There's a lot of dishonesty out there about this knife, some reviewers even refuse to touch it, if you can believe that. I think it's because it's better or at least as good as the knives their pushing and that's why you can automatically discount at least half of the negativity right away.
You know it's bull when someone says that Gerber and Bear Gryll's stuff is no good but get this other knife instead. Really? Then tell me why this knife meets the criteria of almost every survival "expert" out there about what a great survival knife should be and once you say it's Gerber or Bear Grylls suddenly it's bad? I'm sure you can figure it out. I'm serious, if you look up what makes a great survival knife you find: blade 4-6 inches, quality steel (9cr19mov is a proven quality steel), full tang, drop point edge geometry for strength, pommel for striking or pounding, and, a secure grip. Throw in the extra sheath features and so what's the problem?
I'm just saying that I think Gerber did a great job with this knife and it's actually better than some people will admit.

  • 5
  • |FEB 16, 2016
  • |BY: Your name , gets the job done

I have taken this knife on numerous camping trips and have put it through hell and it still works just fine. it may look beat up but its still a great knife

  • 5
  • |JAN 14, 2016
  • |BY: CainesRage , I bought a BG Pro...and I survived!

I'll make a few points about this knife.

1) The fit and finish was spot on.

2) The 9cr19mov blade came sharp enough to shave hair.

3) The Sheath, Firesteel ect was in good shape.

4) The handles were grippy and the steel pommel was well done and arrived very solid.

For 58 bucks from Wal-Mart, you cannot beat this knife for a solid survival package with all the bells and whistles. The steel used in this blade is called 9cr19mov, and its a very strong stainless steel with almost as much carbon content as 1095 (0.95%), yet with the added Chromium levels of 18-19%, it becomes stainless. Add in the 0.10% Nickel, and the Molybdenum of 1.0%, and of course the Manganese and Silicon of 0.8%, and you have a very durable steel that in MY opinion puts it up there near VG-10, but alot better then AUS 8 which is what alot of companies use. This blade will serve you well.

  • 5
  • |JAN 8, 2016
  • |BY: Claudio Piña , Great Knife!

I´ve had the Gerber ultimate pro for a few months, Lats week i has the chance to test it a mountain camping trip...I´m glad with the performance, I did process wood,cut branches & fixed mills with no complications at all. The sharpener works great, the firestarter is a good quality piece. Greetings from Argentina.

  • 3
  • |JAN 6, 2016
  • |BY: Jonathan Michelin , blades ok, handle and sheathe no

The blade holds up well, the handle popped off, the sheathe broke, blades good tho, going to add my own handle

  • 5
  • |DEC 20, 2015
  • |BY: Taylor , Best Knife Ever!

This knife is crazy sharp out of the box. I've used it for everything you can think of and I haven't found a job it couldn't handle. Thank you Gerber for the best Knife on the market!

  • 2
  • |NOV 24, 2015
  • |BY: Luke , This knife sucks!

First day I got it the hammer broke, it was a pain in the ares to get a fire started, and when i got the knife I could bang it against my skin and it would not cut me.

  • 5
  • |NOV 14, 2015
  • |BY: Bronson Dille , Love it!

This pro knife from Bear Grylls is my best knife that I own by far. It has handled everything I've thrown at it with ease. Recommend this knife to anyone who wants a great knife to have with you while your out in the wilderness.

  • 5
  • |SEP 28, 2015
  • |BY: Dan Brown , Retired SR VP Lending

I like the knife immensely; however, I want to know at what ANGLE the blade is to be sharpened when I need to do that. I want to sharpen the blade using my Smith's Adjustable Angle Pull-Thru Knife Sharpener. Is it 20 degrees? Unless I get a straight answer I will NOT stop sending these messages (according to some on the internet you wont give a straight answer). Thank You, I have numerous types of Gerber knives and am able to sharpen them fine. But, I cannot find out anywhere else at what angle to sharpen this particular knife.

  • 5
  • |SEP 20, 2015
  • |BY: Rambo , I love this PRO knife

OK, I almost overlooked this knife because of the bad reviews on the original Ultimate Survival knife. I also don't usually like "star-endorsed" products as they are usually gimmicks. Seeing the improvements on the PRO, I was persuaded to give it a try. I have to give Gerber 100% credit for solving all the issues with the original knife and creating a nearly perfect PRO version of this knife. Yes, you have to sharpen the knife to get the perfect razor-sharp edge, but this is true of many mid-priced knives.
The numerous upgrades to the PRO version make this my primary camping/backpacking knife. The stainless steel is stronger (and resists rust), the sheath is better, the full tang is a MUST-HAVE.
I frequently use the butt of the handle to pound in my tent stakes, saving me from the need to carry a hammer/mallet. I put a single-edge razor blade inside the survival guide for emergency use. I removed the whistle and lanyard and tied it around the hole in the fire steel to make the fire steel easy to remove. I also wrapped the entire top of the sheath in paracord along with a small signal mirror and some flattened duct tape. This gives me 3 more emergency items. Finally, I tied a separate length of paracord through the lanyard hole of the knife so I can wrap it around my wrist for heavy-duty tasks. Now the knife is perfect for all of my camping and backpacking needs.

  • 5
  • |SEP 11, 2015
  • |BY: JOE JOE , Blue

Best knife on the market. Thanks gerber

  • 5
  • |SEP 11, 2015
  • |BY: Jordan , BEST KNIFE EVER

I have used many other knives and they were good but THIS... THIS IS THE BEST KNIFE EVER i used to think that bear Grylls was crappy but after this i have tried his other thing after this AND so far they are THE BEST EVER!!! P.S i would rate this 100 of 5 BEST!

  • 5
  • |SEP 6, 2015
  • |BY: Bronson , The best knife i have ever owned

this survival knife is one of the best knifes I have ever owned the survival guide is water proof. The ferrocium fire rod actually works and can make a fire. This is the ideal knife for camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, and last but not least, surviving.

  • 5
  • |SEP 2, 2015
  • |BY: troy schmidt , best knife

have a few of bear's knives I like pro best I ride little bit every thing this knife goes with me I was fan of 1095 but this to me is all around a better knife an steel so thank you bear an gerber

  • 5
  • |SEP 1, 2015
  • |BY: Zep Tepi , This is the one!

I've had this knife for 2yrs and have done almost everything with it. It's as solid of a knife as you will ever have. It holds a sharp blade that quickly may be sharpened with the sheath sharpener. This knife is very secure in the Sheath and easy to remove. The PVD has not faded, at all. If you had one full tang knife to use for as many situations as possible, this would have to be at the top of any ones list.

  • 5
  • |JUL 2, 2015
  • |BY: Kk , OMG

This is by far one of the best knives Ive used so far it's all water proof which is amazing once I even when swimming with it and it can hold a very sharp edge and it has not failed me yet. So thank you gerber for making such a great knife and if there will be a third upgrade I will buy it in a heart beat.

  • 5
  • |JUN 5, 2015
  • |BY: mt3 productions , Best knife!

Awesome upgrade from the original!

It's always on me for all my backpacking and camping trips. It has not failed me yet!

  • 1
  • |MAY 23, 2015
  • |BY: ? , ?

such a great knife:):):):):):):):)

  • 5
  • |MAY 21, 2015
  • |BY: El Director , Best knife I've ever used

Let me start off by saying that I am not a huge fan of Man vs Wild or the like. That said, a year ago I was in the market for a new hatchet and the BG one came up. That then linked me to this knife. I was intrigued and realized that for me, this would effectively replace the hatchet altogether.

I ordered it on Amazon and when it arrived, I was amazed. This has to be the most well built survival knife I know of. If you find yourself stranded and needing to get out somewhere (like I do in my youtube series), this is the blade you want. My Ultimate Pro is now my second companion when I'm in the wilderness (the first being my .44 mag) and I even took the knife to Vanuatu with me when my work sent me overseas.

Sadly, my house burned down last week and my Ultimate Pro with it. The first item from the loss I replaced was this knife.

I know it says "BG" all over it, and I get flack for supporting this, but, having used this knife for over a year, I wouldn't want any other knife on my hip. My only complaint? No color options. Most of my gear is lime green, so some other colors would be nice to match.

  • 5
  • |APR 5, 2015
  • |BY: cool , cool

Great knife to go hiking or camping with and because of the features, it is my favourite knife for survival. Highly recommend it for an all around outdoors knife.

  • 4
  • |MAR 24, 2015
  • |BY: Dale , fishing /hunting guide NWT Sask.Canada

Going with out could be the difference in eating or getting eaten

  • 5
  • |MAR 4, 2015
  • |BY: THEFORM , Pummel

Excellent knife for the most part however i must say this... (1) ONLY THE SHEATH WAS MADE IN China!! (2) THERE IS ONLY SUPPOSED TO BE 1 SHARPENER In the holder and is made to be removed and switched to the other side. (3) It would be nice if the fabric part of the sheath could be removed to allow the knife to be sheathed while using the pummel to make it safer for the user

  • 5
  • |MAR 2, 2015
  • |BY: Alex , Your Title

Just picked up the Ultimate Pro. I was initially interested in the 'Ultimate', but I held out for the Pro and couldn't be happier. I'm extremely impressed with the quality construction, fully visible tang, premium steel, and overall balance and feel. I've been a huge fan of the Bear Grylls color scheme so I think it's a great looking knife/sheath combo with the orange and black. This is a great all purpose knife for camping, fishing, and hunting. I haven't used it for skinning or field dressing yet, but I'm assuming it will perform well with features like the drop point and finger choil. The sheath with the built in fire starter and sharpener makes this a fantastic package deal.

  • 5
  • |FEB 2, 2015
  • |BY: Jacob Thompson , Cost

How much does this knife cost at stores like academy, bass pro shops ,and gander mountain?

  • 1
  • |DEC 28, 2014
  • |BY: Your name , Your Title

great :) :) :) :) :)

  • 4
  • |DEC 25, 2014
  • |BY: jdh , jdh

I had this knife for a year and love it. The blade is a beast and holds up to anything you can throw at it. Its like a crowbar with an sharp edge. My only change to this would be the sheath, it blows, given me molle straps. I would like Gerber to combine this knife with th gen1 sheath for more catty options. I also really don't like the "BG" s everywhere. I am a Bear Grylls fan but loose the "BG"s please, it's tacky.

  • 4
  • |DEC 20, 2014
  • |BY: Your name , All But One Thing

Great knife Not gonna find a better survival knife for the money. But a serrated version and G10 replacing the plastic would make this knife perfect. Love Gerber and their products but the major thing wrong with this knife is, its made in China.

  • 4
  • |DEC 14, 2014
  • |BY: Luke , Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro

I have tested this knife and am very pleased, although i don't think of this as the ultimate knife it is the perfect knife to keep in you're pack for firestarting, bushcraft, and just beating this up it lacks attachment options. Recommend this for sticking in a pack or survival kit not a EDC. I will say I bought this blade for 70$ off Gerber on Amazon. Reccomend this highly.

  • 5
  • |DEC 14, 2014
  • |BY: Andy , Near perfect.

I purchased this knife on sale which was a stall in my opinion. The knife feels very durable, well balanced, and comes reasonably sharp.

A few upgrades would make this perfect. 1. Lower the price, or better yet, use a better steel. 2. Make it in USA. I'm Canadian and prefer a lot of my things to be made in North America. 3. A little more attention to detail, the handles were not perfect, it's more aesthetic than anything else, but it would make the price a little more bearable. 4. Absolutely requires a horizontal carry option. 5. Instead of Velcro go with a button.

These changes would make it more appealing even at a higher price. I wouldn't have had to wait for it to go on sale in order to justify the cost.

A fantastic knife for the US price. Canadian cost is about $140, way too high. But I got it on sale.

  • 4
  • |DEC 5, 2014
  • |BY: lol , nice blade

it should have a full kit with the fire starter

  • 5
  • |NOV 29, 2014
  • |BY: Thomas , Best survival knife?

I've had the knife for about 1 year and the blade performs great for batonning as well as feathering a stick which is great for a pretty hefty knife like the ultimate pro. the one thing I wish the sheath had was a snap instead of a velcro retention strap because the snap would be more durable.

  • 5
  • |NOV 16, 2014
  • |BY: Stark , Stark

Pound per pound for that price, the best knife I have ever handled. Couple minor details(velcro etc.) to correct, but this is all I will ever need out there.

  • 4
  • |NOV 9, 2014
  • |BY: Tony , Your Title

Good quality knife and sheath, although need to add release so knife and fire starter can be removed easireu

  • 4
  • |OCT 31, 2014
  • |BY: jim , just a guy

I just got the knife and i have not tested it thoroughly but it does cut well and seems very issues with it are... the handle is very thin i would like to replace the scales but that's not an option. the knife is just not as comfortable as it could have been.I also don't like the Velcro the sheath a metal snap would be preferable for me.if i did leave the whistle attached to the knife the gutted paracoard would get stuck on the Velcro. A serrated version does sound nice also.

  • 1
  • |OCT 24, 2014
  • |BY: jon , me

you need to put a button on the retention strap,, velcro is cheap

  • 4
  • |OCT 22, 2014
  • |BY: Alex , Your Title

Would have bought one if the handle is G10 rather than some cheap plastic and rubber

  • 5
  • |OCT 19, 2014
  • |BY: Frederik , Rust

My blade is getting rusty and thats not okay, But tis the bedst knife i have ever seen it Said that it was stainless but tis not.

  • 4
  • |OCT 11, 2014
  • |BY: Josh , Woodsman

I would buy this knife if Gerber made a serrated edition

  • 4
  • |OCT 2, 2014
  • |BY: agusdwipayana , Indonesia

i love this product but i can't get/buy in Indonesia

  • 4
  • |SEP 27, 2014
  • |BY: Kevin , Bushcrafter

Really impressed with this blade, I have batoned with it, started fires with it, carved with it, Even put it through some tough tests. Edge holds very nicely. Overall I would recommend this knife.

  • 5
  • |SEP 13, 2014
  • |BY: Kaiahso , Awesome... But everything has pros and cons

This is an amazing knife for the money. It has a very strong blade, capable of splitting white oak, red oak and it will not make the blade dull. The sharpener in the sheath is very good for rough sharpening and the striker for fire starting is excellent. The full tang makes the hammer solid.

There are some cons:
1. The sheath needs to be PALs web compliant (commonly known as Molle compatible). This is the biggest drawback of the entire knife.
2. The fire starting stick is near impossible to come out. This is great so you don't lose it, but if you have cold hands, you will end up swearing trying to get it out.
3. The handle is comfortable, but after lots of use, like bush crafting can give you blisters without gloves. It is a great handle and easy to hold, but has a few rub points with small hands.

1. The blade holds the edge well for general work, and retains the edge well when being used.
2. The full tang is amazing as well as the hammer.
3. I beat this knife to split logs with little effort. Having fire starting and blade sharpener all in one sheath is a great design.
4. The handle grip is great even in wet conditions.
5. The price is incredible
6. The knife blade is not serrated. Serrated edging makes some bush crafting difficult.

  • 5
  • |AUG 25, 2014
  • |BY: Art , Your Title

This knife feels solid. The fire starter works great. I love my new knife

  • 5
  • |AUG 17, 2014
  • |BY: Caolan , Excellent Product

Bought this knife over 6 months ago. The blade and sheath r still in excellent condition. The only thing you would have to replace is the fire starter depending on how often you use it. Have never regretted buying it, it is a brilliant and strong knife. Everything from the blade to the sheath was in outstanding condition and just like the description says, very very tough. Only thing i would recommend is if you want the blade sharper than what it come in the packet and if your not skilled at sharpening blades, bring the knife to a professional sharpener otherwise u risk chipping the blade. Gerber and Bear Grylls did a fantastic job in designing and constructing this blade and for the price you pay, its well worth it. Would highly highly recommend this knife for all outdoor uses.

  • 5
  • |AUG 14, 2014
  • |BY: Your Name Here , Your Title Here

Would love to order this brilliant knife but can't as I am in England and don't have American money in my bank. can anyone help?

  • 3
  • |AUG 13, 2014
  • |BY: Jeff , Your Title

Knife is sturdy, but the blade is not too sharp. Pour firestarter broke in half before I could light anything, poor sheath, the knife carves small marks in the plastic inside and after a couple use, you can't stick the knife in it properly, it gets stuck in the marks. Survival guide isn't that good either. So... too expensive, for what you get.

  • 5
  • |AUG 10, 2014
  • |BY: Ian M , Superb Knife

Received my ordered knife a few days ago. Although it shipped with a dull edge after a quick sharpen there is only one word. SUPERB.
I gave it a good heavy duty test over the weekend and it has coped with everything without breaking a sweat.
Looking at other online reviews/YouTube I'm confident that this knife will last we'll for years.
I do wish a moderator from Gerber would comment on here and correct people about the whole "Made in China" issue. For clarity, the sheath is made in China. The knife is made in Portland, OR, USA.

  • 5
  • |AUG 8, 2014
  • |BY: Mike S. , Sometimes off the grid...

I have the Folding sheath , the compact fixed blade and the ultimate knives carried in my bob and on my belt. I've put them thru many backcountry chores and each has performed very well. I've suffered no damage to the knives to date. I'd recommend them to anyone looking for a good dependable knife. Gerber quality is very good for field use.
I also have a Les Stroud ultimate sheath knife, but have had to make too many mods to the fixing the sheath to be satisfied with it. His knife is also very good, but the items with his are subject to failure too easily.

I'll stick with Gerber brand, unless I purchase a high end tactical combat blade. For what most everyone would ask a knife to do the Gerbers will provide without issues.

  • 2
  • |JUL 25, 2014
  • |BY: Predator_IRE , Very Disappointing

I bought this knife after watching many reviews online. When I got it I was unhappy with how it's packaged. The knife Is In that annoying plastic your toys came In as a Kid. This really depicts the 'Made in China' look with no neat craftsmanship to the knife, It may as well be a toy with the effort in making it.

However the knife has a nice weight to it and feels alright in your hand and feels durable. Giving the packaging it was no wonder the blade was blunt and the sharpener was a gimmick.

The Fire starter is cheap and was poor in lighting kindling. (5 Dollars)

The pommel is heavy and can take abuse.

The sheath - Nylon is tougher than it looks but overall the sheath is bulky. To insert/exert the fire starter/ knife it requires a lot of force because of the moulding of the plastic. This fact (partly due to my error) lead me to cutting the top of my finger.

If the knife was sharp I might have scored this higher. Overall - It would help you if you were in danger as it is multi tasking (poorly). GO buy a bushcraft knife with a sweet blade, cool handle and sheath. A knife is only as good as its blade, and the Survival knife fails badly.

  • 5
  • |JUL 14, 2014
  • |BY: Beau , Awesome

I've chopped down small trees with this knife and it's still holding it's edge. I recommend this nice to anyone who goes hiking, backpacking, mountain climbing, camping, or just surviving in the wild. This whole set has the tools to keep you alive in a variety of situations. Great knife!

  • 5
  • |JUL 8, 2014
  • |BY: seth , hunter camper etc...

this knife is absolutely awesome everything about it is great love Gerber's new sheath the only complaint is that the black off the knife blade came off but other than that it is a great knife and fairly priced considering all it can do i was able to gut 3 trout skin a deer and do various tasks

  • 5
  • |JUL 5, 2014
  • |BY: roy stern , awesome

VERY COOL! Wish to buy one... My friend did and its super cool!

  • 5
  • |JUN 30, 2014
  • |BY: Bubba , Sir

I really like this knife! I liked the regular ultimate knife also but I was not a fan of the steel the knife was made of! I had both the serrated and the fine edge and the steel was extremely weak on it! I would find chips in it from cutting some wood with it and it was extremely hard to sharpen and I was never able to get it as sharp as I wanted. I liked the setup of it and ultimately ended up returning both of them because I just was not impressed with the blade steel and this made me lose a lot of confidence in the knife itself! When I was this one come out, I got it and I am truly impressed with it! The only minor thing I kind of question is the sharpener. Don't get me wrong, im not downing it at all, but I think some people would prefer to use a diamond sharpener so it doesn't strip as much metal off of their blade by using the carbide sharpener. On the other hand, not many people know how to use a diamond sharpener and if you are in an actual survival situation, you are going to have much bigger problems on your hand than sharpening your knife so the carbide sharpener can work good to put a quick edge on it! Its not going to get it scary sharp, but it is sharp enough to get any task done you throw at it! Other than that, I really do like this knife and look forward to owning it for many years to come! It is a solid build and has been able to handle everything I have thrown at it! The upgraded steel gets razor sharp (sharp enough to shave my arm hair) and it holds that edge for a while! You might pay 20-30 bucks more than the regular ultimate survival knife, but it is worth it in my opinion! I would definitely recommend this knife to anyone who is in the market for a knife of this caliber! Not too sure about the whole "made in China" deal, but who cares about that! Half of the parts In your American made car were made in China! Quality is quality and that is what this knife has!

  • 5
  • |JUN 26, 2014
  • |BY: Outdoorsman , Great Buy

you will not get a better value than this. I have tortured this blade in almost every way and have not found a way to break it. This and the ultra compact knife are the perfect pair!

  • 5
  • |JUN 17, 2014
  • |BY: bob , idea

this would be waaaay better if it wasn't fixed if u ask me

  • 4
  • |JUN 15, 2014
  • |BY: dude , place

Please make this exact knife in a version that isn't covered in Orange. Plain black , tan ,green any of the above. This knife is a perfect operator...except for the color.

  • 5
  • |JUN 14, 2014
  • |BY: Chinese Man , Im inlove with my wifes sword


  • 5
  • |JUN 13, 2014
  • |BY: HA HO!! , Best Knife That I've Ever Owned!

I've put this knife through pure hell. I bought it as soon as it came out. It blows the original Bear Grylls Survival Knife away. It stays razor sharp, it's stainless steel, the fire steel rod won't fall out, the whistle is super loud, you could cover the handle in soap and still have a firm grip. Best knife ever Gerber. It's had my back and always will. The sharpener is amazing. The knife is very balanced. You can throw it perfectly. I love it. If your looking for a great survival knife that will hold up forever and looks awesome to, this is the knife ye want!!! SO BUY IT!!!!

  • 5
  • |MAY 20, 2014
  • |BY: Emory , Great

It always gets the job done. I use it for backpacking, and is my primary/go to knife. This knife is a tank.

  • 5
  • |MAY 19, 2014
  • |BY: Mike , Flight Service Specialist

Excellent field knife. Everything is in the right place, ready and waiting. Only wish is the starter didn't turn shiny.

  • 4
  • |MAY 18, 2014
  • |BY: KYS , Great, better with G10

Very good knife, full tang, well made finger guard, perfect size, pointy tip, no re-curve in the blade (easy to resharpen in field), Blade material is ok, not those super steel but functioning.

The only pity is the cheap handle material. TPE and rubber. Rubber degrades overtime. Some people are even allergic to rubber.
Why not G10?

  • 1
  • |MAY 12, 2014
  • |BY: Person , Josh

It's terrible after using it for two days while camping I found the blade to be dull and have many nicks down the whole blade. After running it thought the sharpener on the back I checked the blade, exactly the same the sharpener was out of line with the edge making it virtually useless unless you got another sharpener to try and aline it. But probably the worst thing about is that it is made in China and you can tell, when I took mine out of the package I found that the blade had nicks in it and was dull so I had to spend about fifteen minutes putting an edge on it, which did not make me happy. The verdict: If you want to buy a survival knife steer clear of this it sucks, this made in China piece of crap buy yourself a kershaw then you will be happy.

P.S. I couldn't return it because I bought mine on amazon very disappointed

  • 5
  • |MAY 3, 2014
  • |BY: Jerry , Mr.

I have approximately 9 gerber knives 3 of them varied versions of the ultimate pro. Very well made and comfortable to use. Definetly some of my best knives (and I do own a few).

  • 2
  • |APR 29, 2014
  • |BY: Rick , Your Title

Build quality of the sheath is poor. The firestarter does not fit into its holder in the sheath properly and will easily fall out. Too bad as everything else looks good.

  • 5
  • |APR 29, 2014
  • |BY: Tayson Jensen , My Title

This is a great knife. The handle fits great into your hand and is very grippy. Very glad I got this knife. And to the problem of the flint being hard to pull out, what I did is to take the whistle lanyard off and tie it through the hole on the flint. This makes it so that you can pull it out much easier and the lanyard won't get in the way when using the knife.

  • 5
  • |APR 29, 2014
  • |BY: Jim , Toughest Knife I've Ever Owned

This knife is one of the greatest quality knives you have ever laid eyes on, I went and started whacking dead Manzonita bushes with this and it didn't put a single nick in the blade if you want a good knife then get this.

  • 5
  • |APR 27, 2014
  • |BY: dancarvalho , Your Title

This is a Knife!!! Grat knife with a very usefull case. Congratulations!

  • 5
  • |APR 26, 2014
  • |BY: David , Awesome

Great knife. I had the half serrated version also, but this one is well worth the extra cash. Just a tip: use the whistle lanyard on the fire rod hole, and you can pop it right out. FYI that probably has an effect on the watertight properties, but I agree that it was just far to difficult to pull out otherwise!

  • 4
  • |APR 25, 2014
  • |BY: MAy , rover scout

so how is the lifetime warrantly work? just for ppl buy here or accept replacement where ever the knife was brought?

  • 4
  • |APR 14, 2014
  • |BY: Mike jeffries , Mr.

Fantastic knife. Sturdy and heavy

  • 5
  • |APR 12, 2014
  • |BY: ELAGE , Your Title


  • 3
  • |APR 10, 2014
  • |BY: Howling Wolf , A suggestion

I just purchased this knife on it's a little cheaper there but only by a little less than 10%. It hasnt arrived yet but i have reasonable expectations for this knife. However, most people don't. Just because something is made in China, doesnt mean it's going to be cheaply made; buy it and use it, if you dont like it send it back. Don't let the orgin of the knife's making bug you.
Also, if you havent bought the knife yet, dont give it a review based on what you know about it. When you buy the knife, take it in the woods, and have tested every part of the knife, you have then earned the right to be a critic. Until then, quit messing up the ratings with your excitement or negativity.

When i get my knife i will give it a fair and honest review based on the test i give all my new knives: cutting paper, shaving, cutting down a tree, fire starting, holding an edge, etc. If you have only used it once you have no right to say "its the best/worst knife ever"

And seriously, if the sheath is that bad, just make a new one, if it's as bad as people claim it is, then anyone can make a better sheath with little to no effort. If you cant find away to make your knife sheath work for you, then you dont have the brain power to survive in the wilderness, rendering this knife obsolete in your hands.

Dont rate it if you havent bought it.

  • 5
  • |APR 7, 2014
  • |BY: Luke B , Ordered One

I just ordered one and I'm so excited I haven't seen a knife this good ever

  • 5
  • |MAR 28, 2014
  • |BY: seth , sethcraney

its a great knife to use for anything. i use mine evryday that i have had it!!!

  • 5
  • |MAR 25, 2014
  • |BY: Emory , Great for backpacking

I am a big backpacker, and wanted a solid knife with great steel. This knife is built very well, has a great 9cr19mov stainless steel which holds an edge very well. I also love the sheath.

  • 5
  • |MAR 14, 2014
  • |BY: mitchel , full tang...

Based off what i have seen this knife is a well quality knife and has a good price and ergonomics to it... the tang of the knife can determine how easily the knife can break. This knife has a full tang so, than means that even if the metal was poor quality it still won't break as easily as a knife with high quality metal and a thin tang. The fire starter is plus,FIVE STARS.

  • 5
  • |MAR 8, 2014
  • |BY: Noah , awsome

Ive started so many fires and used the blade so manytimes it is unbelievable

  • 5
  • |MAR 8, 2014
  • |BY: pace , had the first version

i had the first version of the knife and i loved it but lost in the woods. having said that i have not had this exact knife but if it is truly better the i would recommend it to anyone .

  • 5
  • |FEB 28, 2014
  • |BY: Larry E. Bryant , An Alaskan outdoorsman, hunter, fisherman, and hiker.

The Ultimate Pro knife by Gerber is great! Finally one knife that will do it all. I can put a scary edge on a knife if the steel is good and this one is very good. I usually sharpen a knife with fine stones but out in the bush of Alaska the carbide sharpener will keep you going if needed. I always carry a fire steel and whistle and the ones included with the ultimate pro will always be there as backup. Thanks Gerber!

  • 5
  • |FEB 25, 2014
  • |BY: D , best survival knife made

this knife is so awesome fully updated and ready for hard outdoor survival not only is it good for that but its a every day knife carey around in your kitbag thanks

  • 1
  • |FEB 21, 2014
  • |BY: Josh , Your Title

I hate mine. Fist off when I got it the blade was full of nicks and extremely dull, then after put a good edge on it I took it when I went camping and after choosing some thin sticks examined the edge full of nicks and dull again. Also my knife continues to fall out of the sheath I don't really know why but it is very annoying. I am very displeased with this product and will not be buying knives from Gerber in the future. Save your money buy a kershaw or maybe a sog.

  • 3
  • |FEB 18, 2014
  • |BY: Ger , Knife

Knife works good but i dont like sharpener because he takes of black patina and knife isn't sharp...

  • 4
  • |FEB 10, 2014
  • |BY: Oliver , Avid Hiker

I took this knife to the great outdoors for buschcrafting purposes and it lives up to its reputation.I took off one star because the ferro rod is not easy to pull out.

  • 5
  • |FEB 7, 2014
  • |BY: Cody Lundin , Love it, works great out here in the baja desert

I got one for my month long trip of surviving in the baja desert in Mexico, and I just say I'm glad I did.

  • 4
  • |FEB 2, 2014
  • |BY: Tyler , Good Knife

Good knife, however, I wish it was made in the USA

  • 5
  • |JAN 27, 2014
  • |BY: Harry , Where to buy In Asia

Where can I buy it in Indonesia or Singapore?

  • 5
  • |JAN 26, 2014
  • |BY: big guy , great knife

a knife is only as good as its blade.....I think that says it all. but way cheaper on

  • 4
  • |JAN 22, 2014
  • |BY: Jim Piper , Human Being

I upgraded from the Gryls Ultimate fixed serrated blade knife because of several Youtube reviews that revealed the short tang blade of the Ultimate had the weakness of the "hammer" pommel fracturing the handle when using it to pounding.

I really like the re-design of the Ultimate Pro with its full tang and black vs. gray finish. A little too much orange on the sheath and handle for my tastes but a bit of ultra-flat camo black Krylon took care of that! My one reservation (and I truly hope Gerber is listening!): Gerber redesigned the sheath without the MOLE gear horizontal loops that the previous sheath design has! Gerber, what were you thinking?!? Because I carry the knife on my Mil-style day-hike backpack -- which has numerous MOLLE loops, I am forced to lash the knife to the pack loops -- kludgy at best.

An addition to the knife itself would be saw teeth on the top of the blade. Though another reason I chose the Pro is the lack of serrations, from other customer comments, an optional model with a partially serrated blade would be a useful addition to the Bear Gryls line.

I didn't give the knife a full 5 stars because Gerber removed the very functional MOLE loops and, in the aesthetics department, a bit too much orange

And, last but definitely not least: Made in >CHINA< !?!? Come on, Gerber!!!

Post Script: as of 12:45 PDT today 8-13-13, per a conversation with Gerber Customer Service, Gerber has no immediate plans to add MOLLE loops to the sheath for the Ultimate Pro.

2nd Post Script 1-22-14 1330 hrs PST: Asked Gerber re the MOLLE loops. Still no joy ...

  • 4
  • |JAN 22, 2014
  • |BY: WhoWasJohnGalt , Great knife, tricky sheath

Have loved the knife and the kit in general. Couple points of feedback on the sheath:

1. the firestarter is IMPOSSIBLE to remove with just one hand as shown in videos. there is a little nub that keeps the firestarter in place but it is impossible to slide the firestarter out without using the blade itself to remove the firestarter. So I used the blade to cut off the nub. The firestarter still remains in place just fine without that nub.

2. I would like to have a heavy duty clip option for the sheath. Many of my outdoors trousers have a built-in belt so there is no way for me to attach this knife to my waistband (other than wearing a redundant belt. An optional belt clip could resolve this limitation.

  • 3
  • |JAN 20, 2014
  • |BY: Daniel Boskovic , Dan

Hi, I just purchased this knife and the sharpener on the back is missing. When looking at the sheath in the sharpening position the right side sharpeners are missing. Very disappointed as I drove two hours out of town to get this particular knife.

  • 5
  • |JAN 14, 2014
  • |BY: MR.SURVIVAL , best knife ever

This is a amazing knife if you do not have one you should get it right away!

  • 5
  • |JAN 14, 2014
  • |BY: kostas , antreou

it seems a very nice knife but hard to find a way to ship it to Cyprus.

  • 4
  • |JAN 13, 2014
  • |BY: Reed , Make a serrated version

This seems like an out standing knife but can you please make a serrated version like the ultimate knife thank you gerber

  • 5
  • |JAN 13, 2014
  • |BY: Edward Gontar , Ultimate Pro

Love it ! It is more durable, functional, and just plain better than more expensive "tactical" or hunting or survival knives.
This knife is one of those "buys" that you pay less for and get more. No need to look further.

  • 5
  • |JAN 13, 2014
  • |BY: Edward Gontar , Ultimate Pro

Love it ! It is more durable, functional, and just plain better than more expensive "tactical" or hunting or survival knives.
This knife is one of those "buys" that you pay less for and get more. No need to look further.

  • 5
  • |JAN 11, 2014
  • |BY: T , I highly suggest the knife!

The Blade is a great piece, but my only complaint was the flint. It was hard to get out at first. Using my knife, on the sheath where the flint is locked in, i found that it helped to take a couple of layers off of the plastic that holds the flint in place off to make it easier to pull out the flint in cold situations. The sharpener works like a champ. There is a water drain at the bottom of the sheath just in case you get water in your blade holder. It comes very sharp out of the box. I found that this knife holds up better than the ultimate survival knife ( The Previous model ) If you are debating on the ultimate pro and ultimate survival knife, Get this one. it is worth the extra money. It gets my field tested approval! 5/5 stars

  • 5
  • |JAN 5, 2014
  • |BY: riley , the best knife

the best BG knife ever . good for every thing out in the woods

  • 5
  • |JAN 2, 2014
  • |BY: LEETANK , i want to buy

i want to buy. i leave Thailand. how to do

  • 5
  • |JAN 2, 2014
  • |BY: Ethan , THE BOMB

The cheaper version is indestructible. I have seriously given it everything. So this knife would be the BOMB!

  • 2
  • |JAN 1, 2014
  • |BY: Lori Edwards , DISAPPOINTED

I purchased this knife for my nephew for Christmas. When using the knife it was very difficult for my brother-in-law to pull out the fire starter so there was no way that my nephew could ever do this. He also said that the sharpener which was supposed to have 2 areas in it for sharpening had lost one of the sets of carbide tabs within 24 hours. For the price of this item this was disappointing.

  • 2
  • |DEC 24, 2013
  • |BY: Austin , Serrated

A serrated blade outperforms a straight blade without question. The best surgical equipment comes micro-serrated. The only time I would use a serrated edge is if I had no other option. Gonna have to pass this one up and I suggest others do as well.

  • 5
  • |DEC 20, 2013
  • |BY: gianni , Best knife

very good knife

  • 3
  • |DEC 17, 2013
  • |BY: soyombo1 , Young adventurer

I am big fan of Bear Grylls and adventurer. Strongly needed ultimate pro. Will have it.

  • 5
  • |DEC 15, 2013
  • |BY: Jan , close to perfect

I bought this knife some weeks ago and I don't want to miss it anymore.
Close to perfect it is only, because there is always something to improve. But in the hands of someone who knows what to do it is the tool of choice for bushcraft and survival.
Best blade so far, but it would be nice if there was an option to fix the sheath in different positions on the belt or leg.
But that is the only point I have.

Greetings from germany!

  • 5
  • |DEC 14, 2013
  • |BY: Jo , 105 :(

105 is crazy

  • 5
  • |DEC 9, 2013
  • |BY: , Wish i can have one

I love this knife, wish i have one, unfortunately just don't have enough money to buy one, and very far away here in the philippines.

  • 5
  • |NOV 25, 2013
  • |BY: Egyptian , nice

once you carry it you feel as it moves toward what you want to deal with... nice one

  • 4
  • |NOV 19, 2013
  • |BY: frank , outdoor user

I bet its a good knife, looks like the LMF infantry. The french translation on the wrapping sucks though , they say that the khife has full taste...great

  • 2
  • |NOV 14, 2013
  • |BY: guy , Made in China

I would gladly buy 2 of these knives if ONLY IT WAS MADE IN THE USA.

  • 4
  • |NOV 10, 2013
  • |BY: Mark , Too Much Money

Everything is so Cool And Epic Perfect stile
Look like it works pretty nicely but that price is too high maybe if it was 50 or 60 Dollars I would buy it.

  • 2
  • |NOV 5, 2013
  • |BY: S , Sapper

There is no way I will ever trust this knife with my life. Make the knives in Portland, much better quality and I don't mind paying for good quality.

I highly doubt that BG woud ever use this product line in a true survival situation.

Do away with the fancy colour scheme, use decent steel and quit mking products in China!!

  • 1
  • |OCT 31, 2013
  • |BY: william smith , Your Title

knife edge dulled by sheath, I sharped new knife and found edge rubs agaist inside of sheath. I sent in product with this problem and was sent a new product with exact same problem. it is the sheath design that is the problem

  • 5
  • |OCT 30, 2013
  • |BY: Deden Hardian - Indonesia , Great Knife

Good knife for me as outdoor enthusiasm !!

  • 3
  • |OCT 24, 2013
  • |BY: Greg Lee , Mr.

could not understand the instructional diagram for the's very confusing..written instructions as well would have been better.

  • 3
  • |OCT 10, 2013
  • |BY: Fan , The Survivor

Great knife but not serrated the normal ultimate knife much better

  • 4
  • |OCT 10, 2013
  • |BY: Fan , The Scout

Would be five stars if half serrated but as is not only 4 stars

  • 5
  • |SEP 24, 2013
  • |BY: Joe Littlehorn , Leading Product

Gerber has made a product that can stand up to almost anything! I originally had the Ultimate Serrated but then upgraded to this one. Stays sharp, sheath is insanely strong, the sharpener is very effective, and the firestarter stays in place. I took it up the side of a mountain with no trails with a slope of 50 degrees through tough sage brush and willows 1000 feet, and not a scratch. I would recommend this to anyone who has had problems with the older version or for someone who is looking for a great dependable knife in any situation. It is heavier than the old one, but not enough to be noticeable for backpackers etc. Great job Gerber!

  • 5
  • |SEP 13, 2013
  • |BY: Zac , It's great

It's a really great knife and has some cool special features! But I wish the flint was easier to pull out. The knife works good in all situations and hasn't rusted yet!

  • 5
  • |SEP 11, 2013
  • |BY: GETOUTSIDEANDPLAY , Great Addition To Any Serious Outdoorsman

Heavy-duty, the fire-steel is in a place that does not fall out, and the sharpener on the back is great for sharping -anything for that matter-. A nice firm and solid grip on both the knife and the sheath, the whistle is louder than the original, and the pouch for storing the Survival Great is very convenient. Overall, this knife is truly the Ultimate for the Pros. 5/5.

  • 2
  • |SEP 6, 2013
  • |BY: Lar , Electrician

I finally got a fire started with the mosquito spray as fuel starter, but it sure took a lot of hard strikes to make enough to make a fire!

  • 4
  • |AUG 30, 2013
  • |BY: Jordan , Out Doorsmen

I love absolutely ever thing about this blade. The flange allows you to sharpen the knife all the way to the end of the blade. The knife is rough bust, as well as having a functional pommel makes this knife a must have for the serious out doorsmen. The only problem I have, is not with the knife at all but the sheath, I hate the Velcro securing strap. Velcro wears out, is loud, and fails under wet or excessive use. I would like to see the Velcro replaced with a metal snap button for better ware and security to make this knife set truly perfect.

  • 5
  • |AUG 30, 2013
  • |BY: Zack , Improvement of other Gerber Bear Grylls Knives and Tools

Hey, Gerber has made multiple blades and tools with Bear Grylls. Honestly they are mid to low range quality, comparative to other products around the same price. However, the original ultimate survival knife was a very good knife for the price, but such tools as the Parang, Paracord knife, and Scout blade did not have the wow factor that you need at this price range to make the product wanted. Now that the ultimate survival knife has been upgraded, we see another side of Gerber, a much better quality type of blades. I think they should make a few " PRO" knives from the Bear Grylls collection , it would be a reasonable upgrade from the previous products. but back to the knife at hand, i was overly ecstatic about the "PRO" version of the Ultimate survival knife, and i was NOT dissapointed. For the price, it was a good knife, but in the Bear Grylls collection of Gerber knives, it was AMAZING!!! i recommend this knife to anyone who either has the original knife or is looking for a serious medium end quality knife that will withstand abuse! But you can only read so much, go out and purchase this knife yourself and see what you and the knife, are capable of. ~Zack

  • 4
  • |AUG 28, 2013
  • |BY: Guy , Serrated

Seems like a great knife but plz make it serrated it would be five stars. But I don't know if bg stuff will still come out because they came out with the pro pack

  • 4
  • |AUG 26, 2013
  • |BY: yo , mejora palpable

es un cuchillo enterizo, de un espesor bueno, la funda no mejoró con respecto a la anterior pero sigue siendo buena en los aditamentos que tiene; específicamente en el afilador, era mejor el anterior, por el precio hubiera preferido un mejor acero con un nivel de carbón mas elevado.

Fixed blade, good thickness, compared to the previous but still good on the hardware , specifically in the sharpener, it was better before, the price is a little high for the type of steel with a carbon level as low.

  • 2
  • |AUG 22, 2013
  • |BY: Jonanathan Godwin , Sucks

This is horrible its made in china and I could barely cut through a trouts head

  • 1
  • |AUG 20, 2013
  • |BY: Christopher Young , Mr.

Just bought this knife for my wife and we haven't used it yet. Looks absolutely beautiful and I am hoping that the Gerber reputation remains strong, but I must say that I am really heartbroken to just now learn that this knife is made in China. Had I known that, I would not have bought it at any price.

  • 5
  • |AUG 20, 2013
  • |BY: Jack Jackson Do , King of Arkansas

Looks like a great knife and kit. Glad the upped the quality in steel and went full tang and full straight edge. Will certainly get one of these.

(not a big fan of Velcro though, find it wears and becomes flappy quick.)

  • 3
  • |AUG 15, 2013
  • |BY: BG Wannabe , BG Wannabe

The knife is a bit stiff when getting it out of the sheath and i now have to get a new belt to accomodate its smaller loop. However it is extremely sharp, but that combined with its stiff sheath was a recipe for cutting something unintentionally (like three layers of table clothe and gash in the table itself).
Theres a hole at the bottom of the compartment the knife is in for water to flow out.
I suppose its greatest improvements are:
1) the better/harder metal which means its sharper for a lot longer.
2) the drainage hole for those who like to get wet out in the wild.

The improvements people rant about like:
The easier to use carbide sharpener is easier to use but you cant sharpen many other things other than knives with it.
Last time i checked im not deaf but the new whistle sounds only a little bit different.
The new location if the steel flint i suppose is more handy but that too is a bit of a pain to get out, and i cant say that the flint ever fell out the previous version.
Love the new black

  • 4
  • |AUG 13, 2013
  • |BY: Jim , Human

Gryls Ultimate fixed serrated blade knife. I upgraded because of several Youtube reviews that revealed the short tang blade ad the weakness of the "hammer" pommel fracturing the handle as a result of pounding with it.

I really like the re-design of the Ultimate Pro with its full tang and black vs. gray finish. My one reservation (and I truly hope Gerber is listening!): Gerber redesigned the sheath without the MOLE gear horizontal loops that the previous sheath design has! Gerber, what were you thinking?!? Because I carry the knife on my Mil-style day-hike backpack -- which has numerous MOLE loops, I am forced to lash the knife to the loops -- kludgy at best.

An addition to the knife itself would be saw teeth on the top of the blade. Though another reason I chose the Pro is the lack of serrations, from other customer comments, an optional model with a partially serrated blade would be a useful addition to the Bear Gryls line.

Lastl but definitely not least: echoing another comment: "Made in >CHINA< ?!?! Come on, Gerber!!!

  • 5
  • |AUG 9, 2013
  • |BY: Your name , Your Title

Please make it serrated or saw back

  • 5
  • |AUG 3, 2013
  • |BY: awesome , Great Knife

Just got this Knife for my b-day it is soooo dependable. It is easy to clean out fish and the flint striker will not come out like the ultiment thanks Bear and Gerber

  • 5
  • |JUL 31, 2013
  • |BY: noah , serration plz

can you plz put serration the knife?

  • 5
  • |JUL 30, 2013
  • |BY: Little Bear , No Choil Version Request

Have this great knife!
Please, please make a version WITHOUT the CHOIL.

  • 5
  • |JUL 25, 2013
  • |BY: Chris Smith , Outdoorsman

The best survival knife i have come across in 15 years. This is a knife that you can rely on and it won't let you down. You could always buy more expensive "shelf queens" but they are for couch commandos that believe $299 buys you magical steel. Lol

  • 5
  • |JUL 24, 2013
  • |BY: Steve Plamondon , Awesome knife

It's a great knife you won't loose youre flint like the last survival knife the sharpener is way better great knife it's a perfect gift

  • 5
  • |JUL 22, 2013
  • |BY: Theo , Military sargent

Its a great knife, each part of it is great from the sharpener ro the firestarter rod, it is extraordinary

  • 5
  • |JUL 21, 2013
  • |BY: Ryan , amazing!

this knife is the best i have ever bought, i compaired this to my sog seal pup and it was nothing. pluss. the lifetime warenty made it better!

  • 5
  • |JUL 20, 2013
  • |BY: Chris Smith , Excellent

This is hands down the best survival knife on the market!! ESSE, KaBar, Busse......please. Anyone who talks negatively about this knife is still a "couch commando" and never really gone into the field. Thank you Gerber!!!

  • 5
  • |JUL 10, 2013
  • |BY: Johnsson , Wow!

I dont have it by now, but knife is great,because I believe to BG!!!

  • 5
  • |JUL 9, 2013
  • |BY: Donald , Survivor


  • 5
  • |JUL 5, 2013
  • |BY: Survivalman , Upgrade!

I purchased the Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife about 8 months ago and after one camping trip the blade broke. After that I purchased the Fine Edge version of the knife hoping it would be better, but after one use it also broke. I swore I would never buy a Gerber Bear Grylls knife again

  • 4
  • |JUL 3, 2013
  • |BY: drew , color changes

dear gerber I love this knife and fond of its ability to be reliable and to take abuse over and over. but in concerns I have one dislike the bright orange and the BG on handle, but for survival I like the orange but in the marine corps you cant have bright colors and friends say you cant have names in particular to somebody on knives for reasoning so im asking you if you gerber can make a black handle version with no BG on the handle it would be great but keep every thing from the knife itself the same maybe a high grade steel in the USA instead of Chinese steel. Thank you.

  • 5
  • |JUN 29, 2013
  • |BY: superscout , this is not a review

I think you should make a folder of this

  • 2
  • |JUN 28, 2013
  • |BY: Mike B , Chief Warrant Officer

Graduate of SERE C (Military's highest level of survival training) This knife is better than nothing in a survival environment but that's about it. For the causal user the serrations, over-sized finger guard, and weight are sub par. The fire starter is probably the worst I have ever seen. Rather than turn the entire blade or edge into a strike plate, you get a tiny section. The fire starter itself wears down quickly and will eventually be useless altogether. Lastly, Made in China. Disappointed in you Gerber.

  • 1
  • |JUN 16, 2013
  • |BY: jon , Orchardist

I would buy this knife if it came in green or black, i even like tan.

  • 4
  • |JUN 11, 2013
  • |BY: Warden , Chief Ranger

The new Ultimate Pro has some nice changes, however I prefer to have serrations as I work as a field craft instructor in the jungle in SE Asia, which has a lot of tough vines and creepers that catch your equipment. The original Ultimate knife works very well for cutting them easily. This knife weighs slightly more and has a more compact feel to it. Handle is the same size and shape, but slab sided showing the full tang. Pommel is welded on as part of the tang, unlike the LMF II or the Ultimate knife, which have it insulated. Overall, I think it will work well out here.

  • 5
  • |JUN 10, 2013
  • |BY: turkey slayer , sounds cool

i think this knife looks amazing but its a little on the expensive side and may I suggest the idea of s Bear Grylls survival backpack. I would instantly buy this pack if it had some nice survival features such as a whistle and a bear grylls version of your zip blade on some of the zippers
I love gerber~
Turkey Slayer

  • 5
  • |JUN 9, 2013
  • |BY: Jack , MCcarthy

Amazing knife :D

  • 5
  • |JUN 3, 2013
  • |BY: wight hawk of batle , wight wolf

i love the Bear Grylls ultimate survival knife
it's awsome.

  • 4
  • |MAY 30, 2013
  • |BY: EJD , Mission Valley, Montana

Just got this knife's pretty sweet. This is just about what I was looking for to carry in the backcountry. Orange is my favorite color and I have to say the color scheme is as sharp as the blade itself.
I was expecting the handle to have more meat on it, like the Parang, but it's more of a thinner profile handle with a substantial amount of grip. Feels very lightweight for how durable it is. I love just about everything that is going on with this knife, except the placement of the whistle on the pommel. I have to imagine just about everyone include Bear took the whistle off the handle. Great whistle, bad location...though you can always lash it to your jacket zipper or pocket/pack/etc...

  • 2
  • |MAY 20, 2013
  • |BY: . , .

alert("please make infantry lmf II without serrations.)

  • 5
  • |MAY 19, 2013
  • |BY: Knife enthusiast/woodcarver/camper/senior scout , Major improvement!

Did a bit of research about steels, and compared this to the old model. The extra 40 dollars is definitely worth it! Steel is much harder and overall much better. Sheath is also a massive step up from the old one that tended to lose the fire steel (and didn't look nearly as cool). good job Gerber and Bear! All you need to do now is get it in stock. I want one!

  • 1
  • |MAY 15, 2013
  • |BY: steve , no

this knife sucks

  • 5
  • |MAY 15, 2013
  • |BY: Robert Robinson , Legend Tripper

A while back I bought the original Bear Grylls survival knife. It held up for a while then one day when I was showing it off to some friends during a Bigfoot hunt, it broke. I was quite embarressed and swore never again to own one of these knives. I contacted Gerber and they did replace it for free, but I end up giving it to my stepson. A friend told me that Gerber had upgraded the knife, so I took a chance and got it. This knife is a whole lot better than the first one. When I got it, I did the same thing that broke my first knife(with no friends around)and it didn't break this time. In fact it held up great. I like the knife sharpner. That was a great idea. The knife is full tang so does seem a lot stronger. The only thing I don't like is the price, I thought it kind of expensive, but it is a great knife.

  • 5
  • |MAY 14, 2013
  • |BY: EJD , Your Title

I love the fact that in the video he specifies, "this is the knife I now use in the field". Nice touch, lol.

Love ya bear, great attitude.

  • 5
  • |MAY 10, 2013
  • |BY: Warden , Your Title

I have been using the BG Ultimate Knife since they first came out 2 1/2 years ago. Starting with the "Beta" version, that Gerber replaced a few months later (mine never did break) and then with the later Feb 2011 version. I never had any problems with it and I used it daily as a Field Craft instructor to various national parks authorities in South East Asia.
I recently bought the Ultimate Pro, with the upgrades that David explains so well. However I do have a couple of points to add. This sheath does not have the little orange pouch with the Air-to-Ground signals on it , instead, the survival guide is now kept in the belt loop. Secondly, I found that the knife sharpening stone on the original, additionaly worked well for needles, fish-hooks etc. Not so easy with the new draw-through sharpener. And finally, (I'm probably in a minority on this one!) but I like serrations. When some jungle vine no thicker than a bootlace has trapped your foot, nothing deals with it quicker and easier than a serrated blade!!
I'm heading off for two training sessions in Cambodia. I'll take it with me and report back if I find anything significant to write...

  • 5
  • |APR 21, 2013
  • |BY: ryan , awsome

one of the most awsome knives i have ever seen. The handle,sharpener,blade,whissle,fire starter,and steel is awsome. good job gerber/bear.

  • 4
  • |APR 16, 2013
  • |BY: Survivalist , Serrations

Please offer some serrsations on the blade.

  • 5
  • |APR 14, 2013
  • |BY: Patrick , Hunter/Hiker

I enjoyed the original knife but the new one has everything the old one had but is far better in every way. My only complaint is the slab sides didn't match up 100% perfectly with the tang of the blade but it is strictly aesthetic. Great knife.

  • 5
  • |APR 14, 2013
  • |BY: Hell , Epic knife

Best knife I have used in a long time love all the upgrades so of you like the ultimate than you will live the new ultimate pro

  • 4
  • |APR 12, 2013
  • |BY: Jason , Police Officer/Outdoor adventurer wannabe

Looks good. I would have like to have seen the butt of the handle show the actual tang of the knife. Minor detail. Not big on the choil. Sheath looks good, but I really liked the original as well. The $64,000 question is in the steal. The Gerber Prodigy was very easy to sharpen and held a great edge. However, the Original Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife was very difficult for me to sharpen, so was the Ultimate Fine Edge . On the other hand, the Bear Grylls Compact Fixed Blade and Scout Folder held scary sharp edges. The ability to get/hold a great edge was dependent upon the model of Bear Grylls knife for me. So, will this ne Bear Grylls Pro Knife get/hold a great edge? Only time will tell.

  • 4
  • |APR 12, 2013
  • |BY: Ben , a good start

dear gerber,

I currently own many of your products, including the go bag and the bear grylls ultimate fixed blade, the pro's predecessor, when i saw you had made a remake i was quite impressed, however, when i take my knife hiking, if anything, i use the serrated edge more than i use the fine edge, i would highly consider buying this product if only it had a 1/2 serrated option, bear said it himself, the serrated edge is essential for many tasks in the survuval world

  • 5
  • |APR 7, 2013
  • |BY: brent , Brent

this knife is the best no down side at all would like a diff carry opions tho

  • 5
  • |APR 6, 2013
  • |BY: Your name , Your Title

This looks like a great improvement to the ultimate knife. I like the full tang and the choil too.

  • 2
  • |APR 6, 2013
  • |BY: Mike , Bad

Really bad knife mine cracked

  • 4
  • |APR 2, 2013
  • |BY: Rossa , Perfect except for no horizontal carrying

I am a big fan of pretty much all of the Bear Grylls products, and the Ultimate Pro is a huge upgrade from its predecessor. However the fact that this knife cannot be worn horizontally ruins it for me.
When out hiking and mountaineering, I find that wearing a knife vertically means it just gets in the way. I am torn between sticking to my original Ultimate Fixed Blade or getting this knife. Even if I did get this one, I might stick with my old sheath.

Please Gerber, add two horizontal belt loops to the sheath, and then this will be the perfect package!!

  • 1
  • |APR 2, 2013
  • |BY: Drew , Economics

To much money people are looking for around 80 to 90 dollars when I talked to the gerber survival people at shot show 2013

  • 5
  • |APR 1, 2013
  • |BY: what , 105????

$105 thats crazy!

  • 5
  • |APR 1, 2013
  • |BY: Your name , Your Title

I think that this looks like a durable, well thought out survival knife. Good job bear and gerber for this dependable new blade

  • 5
  • |APR 1, 2013
  • |BY: Your name , Your Title

I think that this looks like a durable, well thought out survival knife. Good job bear and gerber for this dependable new blade

  • 5
  • |MAR 30, 2013
  • |BY: Specialist , ONLY ONE?


  • 5
  • |MAR 29, 2013
  • |BY: vasa , awesome

knife is great and durable i realy like sharpener

  • 5
  • |MAR 28, 2013
  • |BY: Eric , Your Title

This knife looks awesome!! A real upgrade from the old ultimate knife.

  • 5
  • |MAR 28, 2013
  • |BY: Nostrebor , Cool

This Knife Is not already our but by knowing Gerber its gonna be good!