The Gitzo GIGT2545T Traveler Series 2 Carbon Fiber Tripod is a compact support system with legs that fold around the center column and optional head. These reverse-folding legs contribute to the tripod's folded length of just 17.5. It extends to 60.8 high and can hold up to 26 lb. worth of gear. With the included short center column installed, the tripod can get down to 8.7 for macro or low-angle shooting. The tripod employs Carbon exact tubing for added strength and stiffness compared to the Carbon 6 X tubes. Traveler G-lock is a pared-down version of Gitzo's G-lock, specifically designed for the Traveler tripods to reduce overall size. These Series 2 legs will accept a variety of interchangeable feet and come with removable rubber feet. A shoulder strap is included for easy carrying.