Overall Length: 7.375 Inches
Blade Length: 3.250 Inches
Blade Steel: CPM S35VN @ 58-60 RC
Blade Thickness: .145 Inch
Weight: 4.250 Ounces
The Rising Wolf is a small hunter that is part of Bark River Knives’ Deluxe Game Series. This new version of the Rising Wolf has a total new look and is an upgrade from the first production of this model. We have added the lanyard extension and all of the Rising Wolf’s of this run will have a stainless steel bolster set and corby bolts to make a pretty indestructible package. The handle height has been slightly enlarged for more comfort in sustained use. The blade is also a little taller to give a better angle of attack to the work. The new Rising Wolf is not only appealing to the eye it is a solid performer in the field.
In addition, Bark River added a palm swell to the handle which gives it that perfect, custom feel.
This model is made in S35VN, an attractive, edge-holding steel that will take an edge quickly and without any struggling or hassling. In addition to looks, this steel is quite tough and will give you countless hours of performance with no worries.
The Rising Wolf also has a totally customized sheath for this run – It is a pouch made specifically to fit the knife and it has an attractive basket weave pattern on the leather.
Personal note from Mike Stewart:
“I know most of you thought that the Rising Wolf was really dedicated to that “Ghost of the Forest – The Grey Wolf”. It is actually not. It is much more than that to my family. Lesley’s family has its roots in Montana. Her father, Keith, was raised in Montana and spent every summer in Glacier Park in Western Montana. He got to know the Blackfoot and even some of the Canadian Pekuni Nation. They showed him the real mountain trails; Two Medicine, Trick Falls, Logan’s Pass, and Rising Wolf Mountain. He learned of lakes that trout streamed out of the waters and were easily taken on a fly line in a canoe. He shared all of that with us while we were all together in Montana. I found it all so very humbling.
The mountain was originally called “Mahkuyi-opuahsin”, meaning “The way the wolf gets up” by the Blackfeet. It was later officially named Rising Wolf to honor a trader named Hugh Monroe, who was given the name Rising Wolf by the Pekunis that he lived with most of his life.
Rising Wolf was Keith’s place of solitude. In his later years he talked about it a lot more than when I met him 36 years ago. Keith passed February 25th 2012. His ashes have been spread over Rising Wolf, as he requested. This knife is dedicated to him”