The carbon fiber-constructed Vanguard VEO 2 GO 235CB Tripod has 5-section legs and a 2-section center column that you can open with a simple turn of the twist locks to extended to a maximum height of 56.5". Collapsing the center column only maintains a height of 44.6", and the tripod's legs fold in the reverse to a length of 12.75". The 2.3 lb tripod has three variable leg angles of 21, 50, and 80° along with rubber feet to adapt to uneven terrain, and a set of replaceable short spikes to use for softer ground. The T-50 ball head has a lateral tilt range of -91 to +40°, a vertical tilt of 90°, and can rotate a full 360°. The ball head can sustain a load capacity of 8.8 lb and includes a QS-64 quick release plate with a 1/4"-20 threaded camera mount.