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Walking Sticks

Wooden Walking Sticks for Hiking

We offer an unbeatable selection of handmade wooden walking sticks for hiking. Our hiking sticks are the best hiking sticks and have been beautifully crafted by local artisans in Central Texas. These wood walking sticks have been designed to increase your balance and mobility during your treks. Browse our great variety of wooden walking sticks and hiking sticks online, or visit our shop in Waco, Texas. For further assistance, please contact us at 800-581-4352 or info@brazossticks.com.

Ways to Use your Wood Walking Stick

For centuries, hiking has proven itself to be a low-impact form of exercise that’s perfect for all ages and skill levels. With a walking stick in hand, it’s possible to conquer varying terrain with confidence. That’s why hikers and walkers are increasingly seeking out the best walking sticks and the line of products from Brazos always has something that’s going to meet their needs. The sheer variety of products means that a visually-appealing wood walking stick is easy to find. Brazos uses hickory, oak, bamboo, sassafras, cedar, pine and more when making a wood walking stick. These walking sticks have design elements and options ranging from rubber tips, brass spikes, compasses, and various straps and cases. Because of the many customizations offered, it’s possible to pick out a product that meets your needs and environment. So, whether you’re looking to improve cardiovascular health, muscle strength or just want to spend some more time outdoors, there’s a walking stick to suit those needs!

Made in the USA

Our wooden walking sticks for hiking are handcrafted from the finest native and exotic woods, including oak, walnut, mesquite, sassafras, hickory, sweet gum, iron bamboo, and dozens more. Most of our wood walking sticks are naturally harvested all the way from the nearby woods of eastern Texas, all the way to the Appalachian Mountains of upstate New York.

Before each walking stick is made, the raw wood blank is carefully inspected for hidden flaws that might affect the structural integrity of the shaft. Only the raw blanks that show the highest strength are chosen for use in the best hiking and walking sticks. After the structural inspection, the raw wood blank is shaped on a lathe or a sander depending on the style of the stick. Most of our wooden walking sticks for hiking have handles shaped directly from the wood blank. Others, like the Shepherd’s Crook, are steamed and slowly bent to take on a distinctive crook shape.

After it's shaped and sanded, the wooden walking stick is ready for the finish. Depending on the style of walking stick, a clear or tinted finish is applied. The resulting finish highlights the natural beauty of the wood. The best hiking and walking sticks come in various sizes that will fit young children to tall adults. Serious hikers might like our traveler's hiking stick that can be taken apart, or our fitness walkers for use as trekking poles.

Customization

Our wooden walking and hiking sticks can be customized with walking stick accessories and laser engraving. We offer a wide range of accessories, including compasses, whistles, medallions, ferrules, and the state-of-the-art Lee Valley Spike system. Make your walking stick uniquely yours with a laser engraving of your name, phone number, or your favorite quote or Scripture verse. If you want something specific or do not see what you need, please contact us at info@brazossticks.com.

Reasons to Personalize your Walking Stick

As an item that’s uniquely yours, having a wood walking stick customized with the additions and options listed above makes it personal. The strong varieties of wood used in construction will deliver confidence in use -- but it’s the engravings and medallion inserts that will be the talk of the town. If there’s a military veteran in your family, having a medallion inserted into the grip of the wooden walking stick showing the branch of service will send a message. Similarly, giving the best hiking sticks as a gift to someone who wants to begin regular exercise has proven to be a popular choice. To make this present one that’s going to stand out, have this wood walking stick engraved with birth dates or other personal messages. Not only will this show that much thought was put into the gift, but it will be impossible to get this walking stick mixed up with anyone else’s wooden walking sticks.