Clearance Hiking Pole or Hardwood Hiking Pole?

Many people use a hiking pole as a walking aid, and they can also be useful for clearing high grass and debris from your track as well as fending off small animals or snakes that may cross your path. However, do you really need a hardwood hiking stick for hiking? As a hiker, I have to say “possibly not”, simply because of the versatility and lightness that can be gained by purchasing a lightweight aluminum … Continue reading