People who hike here in Kentucky like to use a strudy walking stick or can for proection for both people and animals. Just a week or so ago a hiker was attacked in the Red River Gorge by bear. He had no weapon for defense. The bear was chased off by other hikers, but if he had a walking stick, maybe he could have fended offf the bear. If you like please visit my web site for a look at like in Kentucky. I also make walking sticks and I have decided to try promote my little web site using Facebook. If I understand everything correctly, all a person has to do is type "Kentucky Walking Sticks" when using Facebook. Kentucky Walking Sticks I thought it would be be a good way to post and answer questions my customers have concerning walking sticks. KENTUCKY WALKING STICK | Facebook What do you think?