Series 5. six-section carbon fibre monopod. The new series 5 GM5561T Traveler monopod is the distallation of the most advanced Gitzo technology into exceptionally compact dimensions. It features ultra-light Carbon 6X tube, ALR, G-Lock, 6-section construction and our Power Disc. It can be fully extended in just 6 seconds, allowing an unsurpassed flexibility of use. The Traveler monopod can be conveniently stored in any bag and it is recommended for 'frequent flyer' photographers. The new Traveler monopod incorporates the Gitzo belt clip. The smart carrying solution is the ideal complement for this nearly pocket size pro support. Monopods are traditionally used at sports events and in situations where space is tight and framing speed is a key factor. The ideal monopod needs to be lightweight, extremely fast to open and close. Thanks to ALR and G-Lock, Gitzo monopods have all these features. All new monopods feature the new Gitzo belt clip. This clip, incorporated in the wrist strap, is a smart carrying solution that allows you to hang your monopod on belts or pockets.