54" Hickory Hiking StickA natural feeling trekking pole made from a versatile and pleasant feeling wood. It comes with a strong leather wrist strap and sturdy rubber stop at the base of the staff. The major benefits of hickory is that it is a very strong wood with high tensile strength, making it resistant to breaking under stress and lots of use. At 54 inches in height, this hiking staff makes for a good length to anyone within 5 to 7 feet tall!
It's significantly easier to travel long distances and rugged terrain by foot when a hiking stick is implemented. Any experienced hiker in the world will confirm this -- for those doing recreational treks and simply want to enjoy the outdoors and get quality exercise, this pole is for you. Did we mention it can also double as an effective bludgeon for self defense? See, supports you in more ways than one!
Properties of Hickory:
Wood from a hickory tree is very dense, stiff and resistant to shock. These are properties you won't find in any other commercial woods used in trekking poles walking sticks. In fact, due to the resilience of hickory, this wood was once used to make baseball bats and boat paddles.
Once your hickory stick is at the end of it's usable life, the wood is known to make a great smoke used for curing and smoking meats! MMM!!
Description from Liberty Mountain: "Hickory staff with leather wrist strap and rubber tip. Hickory is very strong yet has good tensile strength and will not break or snap under severe use."
Other Terms for Hickory Hiking Stick: Walking sticks, trekking poles, hiking staff, hickory pole.
A 54 inch hiking stick made of high quality hickory wood. A trekking pole reduces energy while walking and makes each trek more enjoyable.