“ Elite Seatstick, Elite PackAway Seatstick, Folding Walking Sticks, Supaseat, etc. Linden Leisure was formed in 1969 and the manufacturing premises are currently located in the Cotswold village of Winchcombe, near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Linden Leisure manufacture seats and walking sticks which are great for viewing all sports, i.e. Motor Racing, Golf, Horse Racing, Football, Tennis, all other outdoor pursuits and of course walking. „
The idea of a walking stick that doubles as a seat is a great one for me. I have used my linden seat stick to watch sporting events when there have been standing only spaces and it works well. I think you can use this in many situations and find it useful to have.
The linden seat sticks are easy to use and when you are taking them from one place to another they double as a supporting walking stick. I think they are very handy and would recommend them or at least a similar type of product because they are such a good idea.
I was given my linden seat stick as a present and couldn't pick a colour but they come in green, brown or black. I cant say what the brown or green are like but the black is fine. No worries about clashing your outfit with the colour of the stick as black goes with most colours.
My stick is not one that you can move the height of but you can get sticks from the range that are fully adjustable. I think an adjustable one would have been a bit better maybe but I am not complaining. My non adjustable seat stick works for me but can be a bit tall for shorter people to use to sit on.
My linden seat stick is the stroller model with a fixed seat height of about 28 cms and a fixed walking height of 2 cms higher. This works fine for me and I think the seat stick is easy to use when I want to seat myself on it. I think an adjustable seat height would be more use for many people.
My seat stick has a non slip rubber foot. There is a point and plate foot as well and that is good for me because it means I can use the seat stick on many surfaces without slipping off it.
The stick is very light when I need to carry it and weighs about 1lb in weight making it very light for most users. It may be light but its strong as well and can take a person up to 275lbs safely. I have not tested it it with such a heavy weight but the makers say its safe with that kind of weight.
I would recommend the linden seat sticks because they are very handy to have and work fine if you use them safely. I keep mine stored away in a dry place and so far its still in good shape.
Many years ago when I was a child I saw these 'seat sticks' used by walkers and at local football matches where seating wasn't provided. I rediscovered them last year and bought one for when I go walking and it is always kept in my car boot. Linden Leisure manufacture 3 types of seat sticks, the Stroller, Walker and the Tracker. The first model, the Stroller, is a fixed height model with an anti-slip foot and is the base model. The Walker has the ability to adjust height and other than that is the same as the Stroller. The Tracker is an adjustable height model but comes with a point at the base for poking into the ground and has a plate foot for extra stability. I bought the Walker model as it gives me the choice to lend it to other people as I am quite tall it is ideal. The Stroller has a sitting height of 28.5in, the Tracker has an adjustable 31-33.5in sitting height, and the Walker has the same adjustable heights.
Each model weighs approximately 500grams, which means they are lightweight enough to be able to carry and because the folding seat has handles on the top edge, it doubles up as a walking stick when not being sat on. My seat stick is plain black with some yellow detailing around the collar of the seat, but other than that it is a simple design. The seat is easy to construct, as a simple hinge is attached from the stick to the seat and you just use your balance to stay sat down. The adjustable aspect to the seat is similar to that of a pair of crutches, there is a number of holes up the side of the stick which allows for easy adjustment of height.
Linden Leisure also sell a range of foldable seats, which would be useful for either carrying over your shoulder in the pouch, or kept discreetly in a bag. Overall, I would say the seat stick is very useful for a variety of occassions, including sporting events and long walks where seating could be an issue and the stick seat allows you to choose your spot to rest, be it at a beauty spot or in a convenient place.