The Skyline Tripod With Micro-Fluid Pan Head from Vortex delivers the solid support you need for a spotting scope or camera. It supports up to 11 lb up to a maximum height of 5.66', and can be used as low as 8.9" using the split center column. It weighs only 5 lb. The fluid pan head gives you control and smooth panning action. And the anodized aluminum legs, variable leg angles, padded leg wraps, and rubber feet combine to make this a versatile and compact support.