For the hiking and photography enthusiast the Pedco UltraPod II is a very popular compact and lightweight camera tripod.
It is desirable because it weighs only 4 oz. and folds away small enough to easily slip into any camera bag. It can support a camera with a weight of up to 6 pounds.
It can be set up on any stable surface or it can be attached to a tree branch, signpost or any other stable structure with its Velcro strap.
This USA made tripod is stable, compact and tough and comes with a lifetime warranty.
Every serious photographer who likes to hike, needs a good solid and flexible tripod that can help them get that amazing picture of a lifetime.