At first glance, RovyVon’s carabiner looks like it’s just for holding keys. But look closer, and you’ll see that the titanium tool has a pocket knife built into its edge. It takes standard #11 scalpel blades, which are great for opening boxes, cutting twine, or hobby projects.
THE BEST Carabiners
Inspired by climbing carabiners, these metal clips might not hold your body weight from a mountainside, but they’ll do a great job attaching gear to bags, belt loops, hooks, and other spots. Everyday Carry shows off a dozen of their favorite carabiners, including the excellent Heroclip, with its versatile swivel design.
This heavy duty carabiner-style keychain features a rustproof zinc alloy body with smooth chamfered edges that won’t catch on clothing or bags. The black and gold clip has two holes for key rings, along with a built-in bottle opener. Also available in a silver finish.
This TC4 aluminum carabiner from InvictusEdge doesn’t just hold your keys, it packs a bottle opener, Phillips and flat blade screwdrivers, wrenches, and a slide-out hobby knife all in one. Comes in blue, purple, or silver finishes, and it’s 30% off in The Awesomer Shop.
It might have a funny name, but Screwpop’s Inkbiner is a smart little thing to hang from your bag or belt loop. The carabiner-style clip’s main feature is a small pen hidden off of its screw-off cap. The pen takes 2.75″ universal refills, and the aluminum and zinc alloy gadget also doubles as a bottle opener.
This carabiner looks substantial, but weighs just 14 grams thanks to its titanium construction. It has two locations for hanging keychains, a sturdy and smooth spring belt clip, and packs in philips and flathead screwdrivers, wrenches, a 1/4″ hex driver, and a bottle opener.
True Utility’s clippable key organizer holds up to four frequently-used keys, and comes with a multitool blade that includes a TSA-safe cutter, eyeglass screwdriver, two flat screwdrivers, a nail cleaner, a file, and a bottle opener. It has a handsome leather strap, and a fail-safe military-style clip.
This rugged and substantial carabiner has a few useful tricks up its sleeve. It has a flip-out boxcutter blade, Phillips and flat-blade screwdrivers, a pry tool, bottle opener, and a secret cache capsule built into its spring-loaded gate. Available in aluminum, stainless steel, or titanium.
A value-priced alternative to the spendy Gatekeeper, this oversized carabiner-style clip offers three hanging points for keys, and has a built-in utility knife. It’s made from stainless steel and aluminum, and its buckle offers a high-elasticity spring tested to 10,000 uses. Available with orange or green accents.
A cheap and versatile alternative to metal carabiners, these lightweight plastic clips are designed to slide through MOLLE webbing or belt loops, offering a way to hang small accessories like pouches, hats, gloves, and more. Snaps closed securely, and won’t ever rust like metal clips.
Designed for hanging gear weighing up to 60 lb, the Heroclip is definitely not for climbing, but it’s perfect for situations where you want to securely hang other items. It offers two hanging positions – a traditional carabiner, and a double-height hook with a 360º swivel point in the middle. Available in medium, small, and mini sizes.
A sturdy and handsome keyring that’s perfect for clipping them onto a belt loop or your bag. It’s made from 100% titanium with a rough, stonewashed finish, and offers two different positions for hanging keys. Measures 2.5″ x 1.25″ x 0.2″ and weighs just 14 grams.
The WOHO WOkit 2.0 is a lightweight carabiner that incorporates practically all of the tools you’ll need to tweak your bicycle, and then some. It has hex, Torx, flat screwdriver and Philips screwdriver bits, a chain rivet extractor, nine wrench sockets and a bottle opener.
There are plenty of carabiner clips on the market, but none as impressive looking as the Gatekeeper. It’s made from anodized aluminum, clad with titanium, and stainless steel hardware. It’s not for climbing, but it’ll do a bang-up job holding your gear and keychains. Also available in full titanium.
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