This 54" walking stick comes with a nylon paracord wrap for better grip. The words "Take A Hike" are engraved in the wooden upper portion of the stick. Also included is a non-slip rubber tip on the bottom and an emergency whistle. Unwrapped, the paracord is more than 11 feet long and, according to the manufacturer, can hold up to 500 lbs. in an emergency situation. The paracord comes in assorted colors: black, green, & grey. If you have a preference please specify the cord color in the notes area when you order and we will try to accommodate your choice.