Read MoreHiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities for many people, especially those living in cities. In addition to getting away from the noise and pollution in cities and towns, it allows the person to explore nature, and is also excellent exercise for the entire body. While it is possible to hike without any accessory, increasingly people are using a hiking stick when they go on a hike. The stick is usually made from wood, though other materials may be used and should be strong enough to bear the weight of the body. The many hiking stick benefits are discussed in detail in this article.