When your out in the wilderness spotting for animals it is extremely important to have a tripod to stabilize your scope in order to get a better and clear view of the animal or view you are looking at. The Barska Deluxe Tripod is ideal for large binoculars, spotting scopes and telescopes. Features an accessory hook that can be used to further stabilize the tripod in very windy conditions. Hang a counter weight (not supplied) onto the hook to stabilize your tripod. The pan head has a standard platform that secures the device onto and adjustable tilt and pan controls to move the device. The quick release platform makes it easy to release the device from the tripod to utilize in hand. Has extending adjustable legs with quick release leg locks with rubberized feet for a more stabilized position. There is a leveling bubble, allowing for optimum viewing and picture taking. Backed by One Year Limited Warranty. Includes soft carrying case.