The Field Optics Research ProMax Ultra FT6841C Professional Carbon Fiber Tripod integrates many useful features that make it highly competitive with other professional tripods. It's 8-layer carbon fiber legs make it maximally rigid and shock-absorbing to prevent your camera and/or optics stable when mounted. This tripod features a vast range of shooting heights from as high as 68.58" to as low as 4.92", accommodating a large variety of viewing positions and stances. With a 77 lbs load capacity, good luck finding a scope or lens that the ProMax Ultra FT6841C can't support! One of the legs is foam-wrapped and can be removed to function as a walking stick or monopod! The feet also have a removable rubber cap to allow better traction on different terrains. To minimize folded length for portability, the center column is 2-segmented.