The Recovery Utility Tool (RUT) is a fully functional collapsible Military Style shovel with an easy grip and light handle with a carbon steel blade that is heat-treated for high strength and features double serrated edges for easy digging or cutting. The heavy-duty black powder coated body is 23-1/4" when open and folds to a mere 9". It can be stowed easily. Durable storage case included. It's rugged enough for the toughest of jobs. Never go on the trail without it.