The Vanguard Alta+ 225CT 5-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod is an extremely compact, extremely lightweight camera support that offers stability, durability, and ease of use for photography in a variety of different conditions. The carbon fiber tripod weighs only 1.8 lb and supports loads up to 6.6 lb.
With a push of the easy-release buttons, the carbon fiber legs can be set independently at three different angles – 25, 50, and 80° – to accommodate both low-angle shooting and shooting from uneven terrain. Non-slip rubber feet hide retractable spikes, which makes the tripod suitable for various types of terrain.
At only 13.6" long when it's folded, the Alta+ 225CT tripod was designed for travel – it comes with a carry strap and it's compact enough to fit easily into a backpack or an airplane carry-on bag.
The legs feature quarter-twist locks and non-rotating sections to facilitate extremely fast setup of the tripod – twist all four of a leg's locks at once with a single motion, and watch all leg stages descend immediately.