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(From company literature) Gitzo G1057 Mountaineer Weekend Carbon 6X Tripod.

Built for digital and film cameras, this tripod features a high maximum load capacity at a very low weight. Ideal for travel and location photographers who have to travel light.

All Gitzo tripods are constructed using a dual "screw thread and glue" jointing technology pioneered by Gitzo call H.I.S. which provides greater durability, compactness and reliability than alternative methods.

We have introduced a new Anti-Leg Rotation system, which means the tripod can be opened in less than 15 sec. Simply loosen all the twist locks on each leg at the same time, then pull the leg down and tighten the twists individually.

The center column locking collar above the tripod shoulder makes it easier to adjust the column quickly.

"Performance" tripods are fitted with sliding stops, which enable the legs to be individually set at different angles, providing more flexibility and permitting very low angle shooting.


  • Finish: Gray & Black Enamel
  • Material: Carbon Fiber 6X
  • Column Type: Rapid
  • Number of Leg Sections: 3
  • Leg Lock Type: Twist
  • Foot Type: Rubber
  • Maximum Operating Height: 116 cm / 45.7 in.
  • Maximum Height w/o Column Extended: 91.5 cm / 36 in.
  • Minimum Operating Height: 32.5 cm / 12.8 in.
  • Folded Length: 46.5 cm / 18.3 in.
  • Maximum Load: 3 kg / 6.6 lbs
  • Weight: 0.68 kg / 1.5 lbs

Keywords: Gitzo Tripod Rapid


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