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(From company literature) Gitzo G1568 Mountaineer Reporter Monopod.

The G1568 is a four section monopod that weighs 1 lb, yet will accept a maximum load of 8.75 lbs.

Mountaineer carbon fiber tubes use an exclusive process based on pull winding of long carbon fibre to a 1.5mm wall thickness.

This manufacturing process ensures stiff, light tubes resistant to bending, absorbs vibration, and withstands fatigue better than other carbon fiber tube processes.

A cushioned handgrip, 1/4"-20 or 3/8" mounting screw and twist lock grips prevent any slippage.


  • Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Number of Leg Sections: 4
  • Leg Lock Type: Twist
  • Head Mount: 1/4"-20 and 3/8" Mounting Screw
  • Maximum Height: 165.1 cm / 65 in.
  • Minimum Height: 55.9 cm / 22 in.
  • Maximum Load: 4 kg / 8.75 lbs
  • Weight: 0.45 kg / 1 lb

Keywords: Gitzo Monopod


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