These natural wood walking sticks are a perfect walking accessory with natural appeal! Each one has a natural knobbed handle; which has a unique grip developed by nature. Using a walking stick during long walks and hiking can reduce up to 25% of the body's weight from the knees, feet and lower back. Involving the upper body while walking or hiking will improve both posture and breathing efficiency. Available in a wide assortment of woods, colors and sizes. Each natural wood walking stick has been hand-crafted with care. You'll be sure to love using one of these knobbed handle walking sticks on your next adventure. By clicking on the More Info tabs below, you'll be able to read more of the items details and be able to see a closer image.

Walking Sticks for Sale for Every Taste

No matter what style of hiking staff you prefer¸ our selection has a piece that will suit your tastes. Browse these options to find just what you need¸ whether it is the convenience of a lightweight folding hiking staff or the natural look of either a root-knob hiking stick or a wood staff. We even offer hiking-stick sized blackthorn shillelagh staves and vibrant Colortone hiking staffs for those who want a truly unique look. For even more options¸ be sure to stop by our specialty canes to find extra strength canes that are durably crafted and made to last under heavy usage. Also¸ look through our ice safety equipment for your next winter hiking trip. No matter where or how you are planning on trekking this season¸ has the selection of hiking equipment you are looking for at prices you can afford. Start shopping today!

About Irish Blackthorn

Blackthorn is known as the European spiny plum (Prunus spinosa) with hard wood and small white flowers. Blackthorn is looked upon by somes the best wood for the shaft of a cane. If anyone to offer any fine cane maker a choice of shafts the most popular choice would always be this wood. It is a very hard, close-grained wood and if growing from the trunk of the tree or bush, is covered with very sharp, vicious spines. The most notable features of blackthorn wood are the deep reddish-black bark and the numerous knots, which are best when perfected by an excellent cane maker. An experienced cane maker will pick the perfect piece of blackthorn and perfect it into a perfect symmetrical shaft for a cane. This is a very time consuming process because of the meticulous job of rounding the knots into a shaft.

The there points that make a well made Blackthorn cane are:

  • Thorns that are evenly spaced all around the cane.
  • The cane must have a fine taper.
  • The spurs cut close to the limb and small dimples are left behind each spur.
A simple blackthorn-knob stick (#892) has been the prized possession of many countryman in Europe especially in Ireland for many centuries. The cane is famous in the British Isles.

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