Quote Originally Posted by Wild Dog View Post
Allow me to throw in my $0.02, believe me it's worth a buck twenty-five. In my professional opinion as an experienced pistolero, the very best non-lethal weapon is a gun. You can use it to pistol whip someone or wing them in the leg. And, if the situation suddenly becomes deadly force, you can blow their brains out.
I got the impression OP is asking about a hiking/camping tool, not a weapon.