The Sherpa 6350D Tripod with PHD-65D 3-Way Pan Head from Velbon is a 5 lb aluminum support with 3 sections. Each section has a flip lock that you can disengage to extend the legs along with the rapid center column to a maximum height of 70.5". With a variable leg spread, you are able to lower the tripod down to 11.7", and once you are done using it you can fold it down to 26.4". The PHD-65D 3-Way Head, which has a load capacity of 9.9 lb, has separate locking handles for lateral and vertical tilts and an independent pan lock for 360° rotation. The QB-62 plate is included for its quick release system.