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Gitzo introduces the new Mountaineer Tripod range

02/17/2014

We are proud to inform you about the official launch of our new Mountaineer tripods – Gitzo’s most popular, ‘all-purpose’ carbon tripod family.

Mountaineer tripods have been developed further to incorporate the latest Gitzo technology which increases rigidity, improves performance and ease of use for professional photographers.

Stiffer legs and structure

More than ever, our priority is to ensure that Gitzo tripods allow photographers to get sharper images no matter what weight of equipment, length of lens or duration of exposure is being used: that means making them as rigid as possible.

New Mountaineer tripods are more rigid than the preceding Carbon 6X models, thanks to the newly developed, innovative Carbon eXact tubes. The new tubing optimises fibre composition for each tube size, including HM (High Modulus) carbon fibre composition (a denser fibre made up of finer individual fibres) in the narrower tubes. Carbon eXact tubes have larger diameters that strengthen the tripods even further, particularly the narrower tubes used for the lower leg sections.

The Mountaineer top spider and column lock are also redesigned for greater rigidity.

Discover the new Mountaineer Collection.

GK1542-80QD
Mountaineer Kit, Series 1 Carbon 4 sections, Ball Head QD

GK2542-80QD
Mountaineer Kit, Series 2 Carbon 4 sections, Ball Head QD

GK3532-80QD
Mountaineer Kit, Series 3 Carbon 3 sections, Ball Head QD

GT0532
Mountaineer Tripod Series 0 Carbon 3 sections

GT0542
Mountaineer Tripod Series 0 Carbon 4 sections

GT1532
Mountaineer Tripod Series 1 Carbon 3 sections

GT1542
Mountaineer Tripod Series 1 Carbon 4 sections

GT2532
Mountaineer Tripod Series 2 Carbon 3 sections

GT2542
Mountaineer Tripod Series 2 Carbon 4 sections

GT2543L
Mountaineer Tripod Series 2 Carbon 4 sections Long

GT3532
Mountaineer Tripod Series 3 Carbon 3 sections

GT3542
Mountaineer Tripod Series 3 Carbon 4 sections

GT3542L
Mountaineer Tripod Series 3 Carbon 4 sections Long

Benefits of the new Mountaineer range


Stiffer legs and structure
- Carbon eXact contains High Modulus carbon fibre and has larger tube diameters
- The top spider and column lock are redesigned for enhanced rigidity
- New models are significantly stiffer than predecessors and competitors

Enhanced usability and comfort
- G-lock Ultra: softer to use, protects against dust or grit
- New Ground Level Set and leg angle selectors are easier and faster to set up

New Carbon eXact tubing uses High Modulus carbon fibre for increased stiffness and strength

G-lock Ultra with an internal O-ring reduces dust or grit entering the system, and makes leg locks softer to use

New Ground Level Set makes switching between normal and low-angle shooting faster and easier

 

Gitzo brand video with Mountaineer

Gitzo Mountaineer tutorial video

Discover the new Mountaineer Collection.