1 in. Hickory Hiking Staff With leather Handle and Wrist Strap. 40 in. to 54 in.
40 in. to 54 in. Hickory Hiking Staff With leather Handle and Wrist Strap
Appalachian Hickory Hiking Staff (Made in USA)
Hiking Staff lengths – 40 in. 42 in. 44 in. 46 in. 48 in. 50 in. 52 in. 54 in.
Hiking Staff Diameter – 1 in.
Hiking Staff Leather Grip – 5 in.
Hiking Staff Leather Wrist Strap – 4 strand round braided Deerskin 11 in. x 3/8 in.
The hiking staff is standard equipment for many walkers, hikers, trekkers, and backpackers. Why? Because they enhance your stability and provide support on all types of terrain.
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Hiking Staff.
First find the right length: It is suggested that your staff handle allows a 90-degree bend at your elbow when pole tips touch the ground.
A walking staff might seem like a logical walking aid for urban use, you should never get them in lieu of a cane from a medical supply store. Hiking staffs are designed for people who are able to travel in rugged back country terrain.
Suggested Hiking Staff Length
If your height is under: 5 ft. 1 in. you would use a hiking staff (40 in. length)
If your height is: 5 ft. 1 in. to 5 ft. 7 in. you would use a hiking staff (42 - 48 in. length)
If your height is: 5 ft. 8 in. – 5 ft. 11 in. you would use a hiking staff (48 - 50 in. length)
If your height is: 6 ft.+ in. you would use a hiking staff (50 - 54 in. length)
Appalachian Hickory – Hiking staff - grade is very hard to come by. It is the best in terms of a combination of high bending strength, stiffness, hardness, and resistance to shock. Most important, it resists suddenly applied loads very well. It is an excellent hardwood, it has the best combinations of qualities of any hardwood wood available.
Bending Strength – 16,764 psi
Maximum Crushing Strength – 8210 psi
Shearing Strength – 1215 psi
Static Bending – 7840 psi
Work to Maximum Load – 19-20 in-lbs./in3
Janka Hardness Scale – 1820-2460