Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Advantages of hiking sticks & trekking poles for hikers & walkers - Nashville Skin. Health & Beauty Examiner
If you have read this blog recently, you know I started using a walking stick the end of 2013 on all my hikes. Here is more information on hiking sticks and poles:
Advantages of hiking sticks and trekking poles for hikers and walkers
While the terms walking stick and trekking pole are somewhat interchangeable, a hiking stick is
usually a singular device used to assist a walker's balance or used as a crutch, whereas trekking poles have traditionally been used to assist hikers with their rhythm and provide stability on rough terrain.
Continued: Advantages of hiking sticks and trekking poles for hikers and walkers - Nashville Skin Care | Examiner
Also see: Why I Always Use a Hiking Pole on Hikes