The SLIK Pro cf-634 weighs just 2 lbs. Making it an easy backpacking companion. It extends to a height of 62.5 inches and folds down to a compact 18.7 inches for travel. This tripod handles up to 6.6 lbs easily. Use it with High-end mirrorless cameras or professional camera bodies with a variety of lenses. All 600 series carbon fiber tripods have legs made up of carbon fiber material that is actually comprised of 8 layers of inter-woven carbon strands that are then bonded together in a sealed, high-pressure furnace producing strong, light weight carbon fiber. The legs also feature a.R.S (anti-rotational system) is designed into the leg locks and do not allow the individual legs sections to rotate inside each other. Each leg also has an independent lock that sets in one 3 angles to vary the height and stance of the tripod. The three setting are for maximum height, waist level or low angle photography close to the ground. The four leg sections are secured and loosened with twist locks. Because the legs are non-rotating, you can unlock all of a leg’s stages at once by twisting the three large rubber grips with one hand. This enables fast setup.