This folding spade is the perfect inexpensive camping shovel. At only 1.7 lb. this tool, made from carbon steel, definitely pulls its weight. The push button slide mechanism allows this shovel to be telescoped from a compact 9-1/4" to 16-1/2" of handy leveraging power. The handle can be used for hammering tent stakes. Includes nylon sheath. Length Closed: 9-1/4". Overall Length: 16-1/2". Weight: 28 oz. (1.75 lb.).