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Vortex Optics

Vortex Optics High Country 5-Section Tripod with Quick Release Ball Head

SKU: VORHCOUNTRY MFR: HCOUNTRY
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About this item

A tripod to choose for arduous journeys where every scrap of weight and size must be judiciously considered, the Vortex Optics High Country tripod is a five-segment unit made to accommodate spotting scopes or binoculars weighing up to 5 lbs (-2.3kg).

The High Country's ball head has a quick release mechanism which features the open channel design, instead of the more common fixed-position quick releases. By having an open channel, it is able to have a built-in fore/aft adjustment between the quick release plate and the clamp, so that your binocular or telescope will be ideally balanced over the tripod's center-allowing you to carry a smaller rig while still getting stable observing.

The High Country is king of compactness and light weight, coming it at just 3.5 x 18.8" (8.9 x 47.8cm) WxL when collapsed and being only 2.1 lbs (-1kg) of load to bear.

What's Included With This Item

  • Vortex Optics High Country 5-Section Tripod
  • Quick Release Plate
  • Vortex Optics Warranty

Key Features

  • Independently-adjustable, dual-angle leg segments allow low working heights or observing upon uneven terrain
  • Open channel' style quick release clamp ideally balances spotting scope
  • Simple flipping leg lock levers
  • Angled rubber leg tips

Technical Specs

Maximum Height 53.8" / 136.65 cm
Minimum Height 14.8" / 37.59 cm
Folded Length 18.8" / 47.75 cm
Load Capacity 5.00 lbs / 2.26 kg
Leg Sections 5
Leg Lock Type Flip lock
Independent Leg Spread Yes
Center Column Sections 1
Center Column Type Rapid
Center Brace No
Spiked Feet No
Head Type Ball head with quick release
Head Mount Thread Size 3/8"-16
Weight 2.10 lbs / 0.95 kg
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