Although snowshoes are gaining some traction here, I'd much rather spread the weight of my body and backpack over my 2.70m finnish pine skiis. Saves energy. Faster....but mainly it is fun!
Loveley pics and great write-up! I managed to miss you in Jokkmokk....
We have a a number of Hultafors Outdoor Knives with Firesteels
You can see more details here in this thread OUTDOOR KNIVES
The price is £27 and you can pay via the paypal button below.