Walking or hiking with a single walking stick, hiking staff or pole can give you an extra point of stability. Many people like the convenience of a folding walking stick or collapsible walking stick. Features to look for include grip comfort, weight, adjustable height, folding for storage, camera mount, and options for the tips. Or, you may prefer a classic wooden stick.
If you prefer the cane grip on your walking stick, this collapsible walking stick is for you, and it includes an adjustable wrist strap. The 3-section aluminum shaft telescopes from 24 to 51 inches to pack and to adjust to terrain and height. Weighs only 10 oz. Comes in regular and anti-shock varieties.
If you love a wooden walking stick but would like one that could fit into your pack or luggage, the Traveler's Stick is a great idea. Made in the USA, this natural oak hiking stick disassembles into three sections to store at 19 inches long. It has a combination tip for use on pavement or trail. For an additional charge, you can have it engraved.
This folding walking stick is the one that I carry. It is an aluminum hiking stick that folds up (like a tent pole) to 9 inches for easy packing. It has a foam grip and your choice of a compass or a camera mount.
This deluxe collapsible walking stick is more substantial - weighing in at 16.5 oz. Its two sections unscrew so you can pack it in a small carry bag for travel. It has a camera mount under the top knob and a steel spike under the rubber tip. The height is adjustable from 42.5 - 57.7 inches with a push button sure-lock mechanism.
Brazos Walking Sticks has handcrafted walking sticks and canes made in Texas. Their most popular styles include simple sticks with a leather tether, made of hickory, twisted hickory or twisted ash. They also have handcrafted cane-headed sticks. But they also go beyond the ordinary with exotic woods, colored wood and one-of-a-kind sticks.
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The Compact Travel Staff is a folding walking stick that features an upper section with push-button length adjustment, and two shock-corded lower sections for compact storage and travel. An elastic keeper strap secures the collapsed staff. It has a contoured foam grip with Wedge Lock wrist loop, a camera mount beneath a walnut knob, and a molded flex tip with removable rubber foot and trekking basket. Weighs 10.5 oz. Stores at 19 inches. Adjustable length from 48-54 inches.
When you want back to basics - a wooden hiking stick, but one done right, Whistle Creek should be your stop. Over 30 styles of classic wooden hiking sticks to choose from in Hickory, Sassafras, Dogwood, Cedar, Pine, Walnut and more. Includes basic and fancy designs of all price ranges.
Tell your life story with a custom walking stick from Ms Sticks. Each stick is customized with symbols and items of importance to you. These make a great gift.