We may think that the walking stick is an unnecessary tool to do the Camino de Santiago, but the truth is that it can greatly facilitate the journey through the different stages. In the following article you will find information about everything you need to take into account when choosing the right walking stick for your walk:
Advantages when using a cane:
–It will serve as a support point, so the weight will not only fall on our legs, but on the whole body, which will significantly reduce fatigue after a walk of 25 or 30 kilometers.
– We will walk on different terrains full of earth, stones or gravel, the cane will help us to fix ourselves to the ground and keep our balance.
– The cane will make it much easier to face steep ascents and descents.
– Using a cane can increase calorie intake by up to 45%.