The Gitzo GT2545T Series 2 Traveler Carbon Fiber Tripod features reversible legs that fold around the center column and optional ball head for a folded size of just 17.5". It extends to 5ft. tall and can hold up to 26 lb of equipment. The special short center column on the tripod can get down to 8.7" for macro or low-angle shooting. Utilizing Carbon eXact tubing for added strength and rigidness as well as lower overall weight than an aluminum tripod. The rubber feet are interchangeable with a variety of feet including steel spikes for use on different surfaces. A shoulder strap is included for easy carrying.