Best Short Walking Sticks
Monday, 20 August 2018
When you're using a walking stick for support, and not just as a fashion accessory, it's important to pick the right size for your height. If you're not entirely sure how tall your walking stick should be, we suggest you give this short article a quick read-through.
The rule of thumb is that the length of a walking stick should match the distance from the bottom of your wrist bone to the ground. And if you're of smaller stature, certain canes might be too tall for you to reliably lean on. This is why we've come up with this list of suggestions for the Best Short Walking Sticks that will hopefully help you find the right support for your needs.
Ladies' Garden Party Floral Derby Cane
At 87cm (34"), featuring a traditional Derby handle and an attractive floral pattern, the Ladies' Garden Party Floral Derby Cane is a highly popular choice among our buyers. Both the elegant handle and shaft are made of hardwood, ensuring the stick is as reliable as it is attractive. The cane is fitted with a rubber ferrule that is perfect for walking on hard surfaces, making it the right choice for everyday use in the city.
Key Features: 87cm (34"); attractive floral pattern; traditional Derby handle; rubber ferrule
Slimline Extending Cream Floral Chelsea Cane
While similar to the walking cane mentioned above, the Slimline Extending Cream Floral Chelsea Cane is fitted with a Petite Derby handle, which makes it especially comfortable for smaller hands. Moreover, this Slimline Chelsea Cane is height adjustable from 67cm to 90cm (26" - 35.5"), which is ideal if you're not entirely certain how tall your walking stick should be, or if more than one person will be using it for support.
Key Features: height adjustable from 67cm to 90cm (26" - 35.5"); cream floral pattern; petite Derby handle; rubber ferrule
Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Fruit Pattern Derby Walking Stick
For even more versatility, you might want to consider getting a folding walking stick. This is the right decision for everyone who needs support only occasionally, and would prefer to keep the cane stored away in a discreet bag the rest of the time. The Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Fruit Pattern Derby Walking Stick combines its highly practical construction with an attractive design and a comfortable handle., making it perfect for everyday use.
Key Features: height adjustable from 71cm to 82.5cm (28" - 32.5"); folds into five sections; aluminium shaft; wooden Derby handle; rubber ferrule
Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Black Derby Walking Stick
On a similar note, the Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Black Derby Walking Stick is highly practical and, thanks to it neutral design, suitable for a larger pool of users. Both its aluminium shaft and wooden handle are painted black, matching the dark rubber ferrule. The height-adjustable stick can easily be folded into five sections and neatly stored away when not in use.
Key Features: height adjustable from 71cm to 82.5cm (28" - 32.5"); folds into five sections; black aluminium shaft; black wooden Derby handle; rubber ferrule
Walnut Height Adjustable Folding Cane with Crutch Handle
Unlike any of the sticks mentioned above, the Walnut Height Adjustable Folding Cane with Crutch Handle features a crutch handle, one of the most comfortable and easy-to-use handles out there. This height-adjustable walking stick can be folded into four sections and features an aluminium shaft with an attractive marble effect pattern, a black wooden handle and a rubber ferrule.
Key Features: Available in three height adjustable sizes; folds into four sections; aluminium shaft; wooden crutch handle; rubber ferrule
A good walking stick offers more than just support, which is why it's important to pick the style that really speaks to you, and will match your everyday outfits. If you haven't yet found what you've had in mind, make sure to explore our full range of Short Walking Sticks.