This is a great option for photographers looking for a heavy and stable option for supporting telephoto lenses. Perfect for shooting wolves and bears in the Lamar Valley. This is NOT a lightweight set-up, but is rock solid and the perfect partner for the Katana gimbal head and a big telephoto lens. TRIPOD: Gitzo G1340 MK2. Maximum Height: 60.0″ (152.4 cm) Folded Length: 28.3″ (71.9 cm) Load Capacity: 22.00 lb (9.98 kg) Leg Lock Type: Twist Leg 3-sections, 6.40lbs.